City Manager Kurt Hodgen
Big city amenities coupled with small town friendliness and charm keep City Manager Kurt Hodgen in Harrisonburg. Mr. Hodgen is a James Madison University graduate with a BS in Public Administration and Political Science. He has worked for the City of Harrisonburg since 2001 after serving as Assistant County Manager in Botetourt County and Town Manager in Narrows. Mr. Hodgen was named City Manager in July of 2007 after serving as Assistant City Manager for six years. In 2003, Mr. Hodgen was awarded the Outstanding Assistant award from the Virginia Local Government Management Association. Mr. Hodgen lives in Harrisonburg with his wife Shelly and their children.
Deputy City Manager Anne Lewis
Deputy City Manager Anne Lewis has lived in the Shenandoah Valley since 1987. Most recently the Assistant City Manager of Winchester, Virginia, she joined the City of Harrisonburg in September of 2010. Ms. Lewis holds an Associates Degree from Lord Fairfax Community College and a Bachelors in Business Administration from Shenandoah University. She completed her Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership at Shenandoah University in spring of 2011. Ms. Lewis is originally from Wisconsin and is a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan. She lives in the area with her husband Gene and daughter Maddie.