Eugene’s City Manager, Sarah Medary

Date: June 23, 2023

Time: Noon to 1:15 pm

Event Type: Live/Livestream
Members and Non-Members may attend our forums for free

Venue: Maple Room, Inn at the 5th, Market District
205 E 6th Ave

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Enter the Maple Room at Inn at the 5th near the north stairs to 5th Avenue. Details at An optional lunch will be available from Provisions; please, no outside food. Park in the lot north of the railroad tracks on High or park west of Market Square on 5th.
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When working to balance a $1.5 billion dollar budget and facing a $15 million shortfall without any rescue dollars available, how can a leader balance both the funds and the needs of the people impacted by them?

Attend or listen to the City Club of Eugene on June 23 as Eugene’s City Manager, Sarah Medary, addresses these questions and how her values impact her leadership. City Manager Medary will talk about her efforts to acknowledge and support the interconnectivity of workforce and community well-being. She’ll share lessons learned and explore her ideas for supporting a more thriving future for all.


Name: Sarah Medary
Title: City Manager
Organization: Eugene, Oregon

Sarah Medary became Eugene’s the City Manager pro tem for Eugene in November 2019 before then the Eugene City Council unanimously appointed her on June 15, 2020. Her career with the City started in 1996, when she was hired as a parks specialist. Since then, she has held 12 different positions, including executive and department head roles in Planning and Development, Public Works, and as the Assistant City Manager. Sarah moved to Eugene in 1991 to pursue a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon. She has a passion for leadership and earned an MA in Organizational Leadership and is certified as an Executive Coach by the International Coaching Federation.

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