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City of Prescott Names Henry Hash Director of Public Works

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The City of Prescott is pleased to announce the hiring of Henry Hash, who will be the new director of public works. He will begin his new role in April.

Hash brings more than 23 years of management experience in the field of public works, most recently as director of public works for Skagit County, Washington. As an experienced public works director in Washington, California, Wisconsin and Massachusetts, he has a successful track record of managing numerous infrastructure projects while directing forces of more than 200 employees. Hash has experience working in areas including engineering, transportation, utilities, capital projects, fleet management, environmental services, solid waste, facilities, stormwater management, finance and administration.

"Henry has an impressive record of effective leadership in completing challenging projects," said City Manager Craig McConnell. "We are fortunate to find someone with Henry's experience to lead our talented team of public works employees."

Hash has a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, an M.S. Degree in Management from Lesley University in Massachusetts, and an M.S. Degree in Public Affairs/Administration with a concentration in Urban Planning from the University of Massachusetts.

Hash will be replacing the current director of public works, Mark Nietupski, who is retiring in early April after working 23 years for the City of Prescott.