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Clark County Council approves contract with new county manager - 06/12/18

Vancouver, Wash. – Earlier today, the Clark County Council approved a contract with Shawn Henessee, who has been hired to fill the county manager position.

The contract is for three years and states that Henessee’s starting salary will be $170,000 annually. His anticipated start date is Monday, July 23.

The councilors selected Henessee as county manager after conducting an extensive nationwide search.

“I look forward to starting as county manager at Clark County,” said Henessee. “It is an exciting opportunity with great employees and located in a beautiful area.”

Henessee currently is the city administrator of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, a position he has held since 2017. He served as county administrator for Marinette County, Wisconsin, from 2015 – 2017. He has extensive experience with county and local government departments and functions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wichita State University, a master’s degree in political science from University of Kansas and a law degree from University of Missouri.

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