City Manager Brian Sjothun was appointed in 2016 as City Manager by the Medford City Council. His career with Medford spans more than 16 years, beginning in Medford Parks and Recreation.
Prior to coming to Medford in 2004, Brian spent 16 years with the Woodburn Recreation & Parks Department.
Brian believes the City Manager's role is to provide guidance to city staff on items that the City Council would like to see brought forward for policy decisions.
Deputy City Manager Kelly Madding assists the City Manager in administering the affairs of city government. She works to help coordinate City Council agenda priorities and works with the City's department leaders to support the vision set by the Mayor and City Council.
Kelly has previously served as the Development Services Director for Jackson County and was the City Manager for Ashland, Talent and Rogue River.