The Prince William Board of County Supervisors approved the promotion of county employees Michelle Casciato and Chris Price to fill two vacant Deputy County Executive positions.
According to a release, the seats became vacant after Christopher Martino was promoted to County Executive and Susan Roltsch retired.
Casciato, who is currently the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, will handle general government functions in her new role. Chris Price, who is currently the Planning Director, will oversee community development. Elijah Johnson of Human Services will also be joining the team, according to a release.
“I am honored to be named Deputy County Executive and to continue serving the community in this role. I am excited by the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead as we continue our efforts of continuously improving Prince William County Government,” stated Casciato in a release.
More on Casciato, from a release:
Casciato has been with Prince William County Government since 2005, when she was hired as the Neighborhood Coordinator. In 2006 she created the Neighborhood Services program and was named Division Chief of the newly formed Neighborhood Services Division of Public Works. In 2010, Casciato was appointed as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to coming to Prince William County, Casciato was the Vice President of a private sector property management firm where she spent 21 years of her career. Casciato earned her B.A. from Cornell University, an MPA from George Mason University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at George Mason University. She resides in Woodbridge, Virginia.
“I am grateful for this opportunity and for the trust the Board and the County Executive have placed in me. I am eager to continue working with the community development agencies to do all we can to make Prince William County the community that the Board and the residents envision for the future,” stated Prince in a release.
More on Price, from a release:
Price came to Prince William County in 2011 when he was hired as the Planning Director. During his tenure, Price made significant strides in reengineering the planning process in Prince William County, which streamlined the development process and increased community input on rezoning and redevelopment efforts in the County. Prior to coming to Prince William, Price served as the Executive Director of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission, was the Assistant Director for the Centre County Planning and Community Development office in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania and was a Senior Planner for the Centre Region Council of Governments in State College, Pennsylvania. Price is a certified planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners and earned his B.S. from Penn State University and his MPA from Old Dominion University. He resides in Haymarket, Virginia.
© Copyright 2018 What's Up Prince William. All Rights Reserved