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City Administrator Receives Call to Service Award

May 05, 2022
The Evergreen Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) met on May 4th to present the 2022 Public Service Awards and honor those in the field of public administration across Washington state. Sedro-Woolley City Administrator, Charlie Bush received the Call to Service Award for his many years of service to the public.

"A life in public service is one of the most honorable and satisfying careers anyone could have. This award honors those who have demonstrated a devotion to public service, either as a practitioner, as an academic who teaches and encourages students to enter public service, or any other individual who appreciates the value of public service and provides support and encouragement so the best among us will follow this career path.

Having just completed his first six months here in Sedro-Woolley, Charlie Bush exemplifies a clear understanding and knowledge of his role as City Administrator. He has established an excellent rapport with the Directors, staff, and the City Council, setting a tone that encourages leadership, communication, and team building,” says Mayor Julia Johnson. “Charlie works incredibly hard yet examples a healthy work ethic that balances career and personal relationships. We also appreciate the internships he has welcomed and brought into the city, allowing for academic achievement and teaching opportunities within our departments for those residencies. We look for many great projects and achievements with Charlie Bush as our City Administrator and are both honored and thrilled to have him here in Sedro-Woolley."

Mayor Julia Johnson