City Manager Ted Voorhees

City of Fayetteville


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Phone: (910) 433-1990

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Ted Voorhees was hired as Fayetteville’s eighth city manager in the summer of 2012 after serving as the deputy city manager of operations for Durham for the previous 10 years. 

Voorhees is an ICMA-Credential Manager who has served on the organization’s strategic planning committee, conference planning committee, graduate program advisory committee, and small community task force. He holds a Bachelor of Science from American University and earned a Master of Public Administration from George Mason University. Voorhees graduated from the Municipal Administration Program at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government and earned a certificate from the Senior Executive Institute at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia. Voorhees is the son of a career Army officer who served in the 82nd Airborne, which is headquartered at nearby Fort Bragg. He is married to Michele and they have four sons. 

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  • Administrative leadership of City government
  • Execute policies, programs, ordinances and resolutions approved by City Council
  • Manage municipal services
  • Prepare annual balanced budget
  • Explore and develop new revenues
  • Recommend policy initiatives to City Council
  • Prepare reports for City Council concerning affairs of the City of Fayetteville
  • Create training and development opportunities for City employees

Administration Portfolio

Direct Reports

Arata, KevinCorporate Communications DirectorCity Manager's Office, Corporate Communications(910) 433-1978
Bauer, Kristoff T.Deputy City Manager (Operations Portfolio)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1979
Darden, Rhonda Senior Administrative Assistant (Community Investment Portfolio)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1474
Eller, Sandra V. Executive Assistant to the City ManagerCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1990
Holland, AndrewAssistant to the City ManagerCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1475
Reinstein, Jay Assistant City Manager (Support Services Portfolio)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1994
Small-Toney, RochelleDeputy City Manager (Community Investment Portfolio)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1474
Somerindyke, Elizabeth Internal Audit DirectorCity Manager's Office, Internal Audit(910) 433-1672
Voorhees, TedCity ManagerCity Manager's Office(910) 433-1990
Wiuff, DeannaSenior Administrative Assistant (Operations & Support Services Portfolios)City Manager's Office(910) 433-1979