Chandler announces new community services director

Andrew Bass will serve as Chandler's new community services director starting July 29.

Andrew Bass will serve as Chandler's new community services director starting July 29.

Chandler City Manager Marsha Reed announced July 10 Andrew Bass will be the city's community services director, according to a news release from the city.

The community services director oversees Chandler's park development, operations and maintenance in addition to recreation, aquatics, and library facilities and programs.

"Andy is passionate about providing programs and facilities that promote healthy lifestyles and strengthen relationships in the community,” Reed said in a statement. “His unique experiences and leadership in parks and recreation administration will help the department deliver results that benefit Chandler residents.”

Bass has been with the City of Reno for the last seven years. His most recent role was serving as the director or parks, recreation and community services, according to the release. He has more than 15 years of experience administering parks and recreation programs for municipalities in Nevada, Texas and Colorado, according to the release.

The position was left vacant in April when Brenda Brown retired. The salary range for the city's community services director is between $121,717 and $179,137, according to Matt Burdick, communications and public affairs director for the city.

Bass starts in his new position July 29.
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