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Ms. Diane Stoddard, ICMA-CM

Assistant City Manager

Organization: City of Lawrence

Lawrence, KS 66044-2268

Work: (785) 832-3413

Membership: Full (Active)


Diane has over twenty years of municipal management experience serving four cities in Kansas. She joined the City of Lawrence, Kansas as Assistant City Manager in October 2007. She recently served the community as Interim City Manager, from late May 2015 through late March 2016. Previously, Diane served as Deputy City Manager in Manhattan, Kansas. Diane has also worked for the cities of Ottawa and Lenexa in Kansas. Diane is a life-long Kansan and received her MPA and undergraduate degrees from the University of Kansas. She balances her work life with time with her husband, Brian, and two busy boys. Diane served as President of the Kansas Association of City/County Management in 2015. She currently serves as ICMA Vice President representing the Mountain Plains region.