KALAMAZOO (WKZO)-- The City of Kalamazoo will soon have a new Director of the Public Services Department. Current Director Bruce Merchant is taking advantage of the city’s early retirement incentive and will be leaving the position on May 14th.
City Manager Ken Collard has announced that the Deputy Public Services Director Sue Foune will be taking over his duties. She has been in the profession for 28-years and with the department for 21-years, beginning as a chemist and serving as Environmental Services Manager before becoming the Deputy Director.
Manager Collard says “In her new position as Public Services Director, Sue brings her indomitable work ethic and technical expertise to lead this large and complex organization.”
She is also a WMU Graduate.