The City of Sand Springs welcomes our newest addition to the city, Assistant City Manager Mike Tinker. Tinker brings nearly three decades of public service and government leadership to the City of Sand Springs.
“This is an exciting time for our City, with major infrastructure investments, steady economic development and new projects taking shape,” noted Mayor Mike Burdge.
“Mike Tinker will be an asset to our city, and we will all benefit from his knowledge and expertise.”
Tinker was the former City Manager for the City of Jenks, now bringing a wealth of municipal government experience, as well as strong local and regional ties to Sand Springs.
Tinker’s leadership and experience will increase Sand Springs’ positive momentum and provide instrumental guidance as the community continues to grow.
“Mike’s experience and collaborative spirit will be a tremendous addition to our team as we address various projects and opportunities,” stated City Manager Elizabeth Gray.
“His work is diverse, anchored in community engagement and has driven positive change across all levels of municipal government. That’s a winning combination.”
Prior to his role as a City Manager for Jenks, Tinker served 13 years on the Jenks City Council with 9 years served as Mayor. Tinker also served on the Board of Directors with the Indian Nations Council of Governments (INCOG). He chaired both INCOG’s General Assembly and INCOG’s Transportation Policy Committee.
“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to serve as the Assistant City Manager and be a part of an organization that has a well-earned reputation of excellence in governance,” says Tinker.
“I look forward to working with an amazing team to serve the residents and businesses of Sand Springs.”
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