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    Chad Bunger
    Assistant Director of Community Development @ City of Manhattan, Kansas

    Chad joined the Community Development Department in May of 2007 as a Planner focused on current planning and zoning administration activities involving the Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board and Board of Zoning Appeals. Chad and his wife came to the Manhattan area in 2003 from Nebraska, where he worked for the American Red Cross. Chad’s background also includes a two-year tenure as the Executive Director of the Wamego Chamber of Commerce/Mainstreet. In 2006, Chad began the master's degree in Regional and Community Planning program at Kansas State University and also has worked to earn his master's certificate in Geographical Information Systems. During his time at school, he worked with the Riley County Planning and Development Department and the City of Junction City as a planning intern. Chad is a certified floodplain manager and serves in that capacity for the city. Chad was promoted to Senior Planner - Current Planning on Dec. 23, 2013. Chad looks forward to working with the citizens of Manhattan to build the future as well as preserve the past.  Chad became the Assistant Director of the Community Development Department in 2017.

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