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Dennis Clowers, City Manager

Dennis Clowers Surrogate Trustee for the City Manager

Dennis Clowers has served as surrogate trustee since September, 2011.

Mr. Clowers was named Assistant City Manager for the City of Oklahoma City in August, 2011. He currently oversees five City Departments: Public Works, OCMAPS, Utilities, Airports and Parks and Recreation.  Prior to his appointment, he served as the city’s Public Works Director and City Engineer. Before joining the City, he owned and operated Clowers Engineering Company for 23 years, a local civil engineering design firm that performed design services for dozens of governmental agencies in central Oklahoma, including the City of Oklahoma City.  One of the more notable projects in which Clowers Engineering was involved was the design of the southern portion of the Bricktown Canal.

Dennis grew up in Oklahoma City and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma.  He has been involved in numerous civic and community activities.  He has co-chaired Opening Night and the Spring Festival of the Arts; served on the Board of Directors of the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, chairing the board in 2003 and 2004; and served an eight-year term on the Oklahoma City Community College Board of Regents, chairing the board in 1998 and 1999.  He is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City, Class VI, and Leadership Oklahoma Class IV.