West Jordan Mayor Kim Rolfe announces the selection of Westfield native Lt.
Col. Mark R. Palesh, USAF (Ret.) as city manager of Utah's fourth largest city.
Col. Palesh's 37-year career includes being city manager of: Lindon, Utah; Centerville, Utah; Niagara Falls; Juneau, Alaska; Riverton, Utah; and Auburn.
Col. Palesh's 25 year military career includes two flying tours in Vietnam.
He has a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from St. Louis University and a master's degree in public administration from Brigham Young University.
resides with his
family in Midvale, Utah.