Doug Paris named Salisbury city manager

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Doug Paris has been named the new city manager of Salisbury.
City Council members are in their regular meeting, but a message posted on Twitter under the city’s official account was posted at 4:32 p.m.: “City Council unanimously appoints Douglas T. Paris, Jr. as Salisbury City Manager. More details to follow in press release form.”
Paris was appointed in the summer as interim city manager upon the retirement of David Treme in August. Treme served for more than 25 years.
Paris, a native of Salisbury, is an honors graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and has a bachelor of arts degree in political science. He holds a masters degree in public administration from Chapel Hill’s School of Government.
In addition, he is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s LEAD (Leading, Educating, And Developing) Management Program offered through the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.