Brindle named city engineer
SALISBURY — Salisbury City Manager Doug Paris has appointed Wendy Brindle as city engineer.
She previously served as interim city engineer.
Brindle will lead the city’s Engineering Department, which oversees street lighting, traffic engineering, special project design and plan review in conjunction with the city’s One Stop Shop for Development Services.
Brindle is an 18-year veteran of the city of Salisbury, beginning her career as a traffic engineer. In 2010, Brindle was promoted to Traffic Operations Manager.
She earlier served as a civil engineer in Charlotte and Gastonia. She began her career as an engineering technician with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
She serves as staff liaison to the Cabarrus-Rowan Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Brindle’s professional achievements include her work as project manager for the city’s implementation of the closed loop traffic signal system and the city’s involvement in the I-85 corridor improvement project along with the East Innes Gateway Bridge replacement project.
“I am honored to lead a team of top notch engineering professionals and serve our community in this role,” Brindle said in a news release.
She received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, received a certificate of Municipal and County Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the City Managers Leadership Academy (CMLA). She is also a registered professional engineer in North Carolina. Professional affiliations include membership in the Institute of Traffic Engineers.
Brindle lives in Gold Hill with her husband, Jeff, and daughters, Allie and Anna.
“The city has been blessed to have Wendy’s leadership over the last 18 years and we are thankful that she accepted this role as City Engineer. She has fostered outstanding relationships with citizens, partner agencies and governmental units that will continue to greatly benefit our community,” Paris said.