City Administrator's Office

Stephanie Dawkins, ICMA-CM, was named Geneva's City Administrator in 2016 after previously serving as Assistant City Administrator/Director of Administrative Services for eight years.

Dawkins holds a Juris Doctor’s degree from Washburn University School of Law and a Masters of Arts Degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Appalachian State University. She was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 1997.

Dawkins brings more than 25 years of government experience to the position having worked in various cities and counties in Kansas, Colorado, and Florida. In addition, Dawkins currently serves on various boards and committees and is a part-time instructor for the MPA program at Northern Illinois University teaching Human Resource Management for Public Sector Organizations and Public Administration and Law.

As the City's Chief Administrative Officer, the City Administrator supervises all department heads and prepares the annual budget for the City Council's approval. The City Administrator’s Office is responsible for the management and administration of all City operations including communications and business and liquor licensing.