Jason R. Eppler, City Manager, City of Ionia. Phone (616) 527-4170, Extension 5776
Appointed as City Manager for the City of Ionia on September 26, 2005, Jason Eppler previously served as the City Manager of the City of DeWitt, Michigan, and Village Manager of the Village of Cassopolis, Michigan.
Education. Jason Eppler received a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Northern Michigan University and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Western Michigan University.
Current Responsibilities. Professionally, Jason is a member of the International City / County Management Association and the Michigan Local Government Management Association. Jason serves as a director of the Michigan Municipal League Liability and Property Pool and as a member of the Michigan Municipal League's Board of Trustees. Jason also serves on the Michigan Municipal League's Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Locally, Jason serves as Chairman of the Sparrow-Ionia Hospital Board Trustees, and is a member of the Sparrow-Ionia Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees. Jason serves on the board of directors of the Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce and is past president of the Ionia County United Way. Jason is also a member and past Director of the Ionia Rotary Club and the vice-chairperson of the Ionia County Economic Alliance (ICEA).
City Manager's Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (616) 527-4170 Extension 5776
Fax: (616) 527-0810
The City Manager is responsible for appointing, directing, and supervising all administrative officers of the City, including:
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