City of Fairbanks Mayor Jim Matherly announces the following
changes in his Administration effective November 21, 2016:
Mike Meeks has accepted the position of Chief of Staff.
No stranger to public service, Mr. Meeks retired from Federal Service after 36 years as an Army Officer and an Army Civilian. During that time period he was the Director of Public Works for Fort Wainwright for eighteen years. Over three decades he has led and managed a wide variety of military and civilian organizations. As the Director of Public Works he was responsible for all the utilities and labor negotiations for his staff. Mr. Meeks is currently the elected chairman of the Interior Gas and Utilities Board, representing the City of Fairbanks.
Jeff Jacobson is appointed as Public Works Director. Jeff Jacobson joined the City of Fairbanks as Chief of Staff in January 2016. Mr. Jacobson has been the acting Public Works Director for over 6 months and is excited to accept the opportunity to continue to work with this exceptional staff that provides essential services to the City of Fairbanks.