The city of Coppell has announced that a new Deputy City Manager will take the helm as Noel Bernal, former deputy city manager, transitions to city manager of Brownsville. The city has selected Vicki Chiavetta, director of library services, as the new deputy city manager, effective immediately.
Chiavetta joined the city of Coppell in 2009. During her time at the library, she expanded programming and educational classes, increased the library’s digital offerings and oversaw the renovation and re-branding of the Cozby Library and Community Commons.
“The city of Coppell is changing,” said Mike Land, city manager. “Vicki has proven to be a valuable asset to the city, and she brings a necessary level of stability to the table. Vicki knows the organization, she knows our culture and she knows what we believe in. She is a proven servant leader, and I’m excited to see what ideas she brings to the table to move Coppell forward.”
Before signing on with the city of Coppell, Chiavetta began her career with the city of Carrollton, where she served as Library Assistant from 1995 to 1997. She then worked for Flower Mound as technical services manager from 1997 to 2006 and the city of Garland as public services administrator from 2006 to 2009. She holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of North Texas and a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Oklahoma State University.
Chiavetta is a member of the American Library Association, the Public Library Association, the Texas Library Association, the Public Library Administrators of North Texas and the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. She has served on various committees with the Texas Library Association and the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association.