City Manager, Sereniah Breland, is considered the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Pflugerville which is structured as a council-manager form of local government. Voters elect the Mayor and City Council, which appoints a City Manager to administer municipal affairs under its direction. The City Manager, subject to the general supervision of the council, is responsible for the administration of municipal affairs and oversees the day-to-day operations. The City Manager prepares recommendations and implements the policy direction approved by the Mayor and City Council. The City Manager prepares the annual budget, manages personnel, directs the work of municipal department heads, and attends council meetings in which she may take an active part in the discussions. More information about the City Manager duties and responsibilities are listed in the city’s charter.
In her most recent assignments, Breland served the cities of Alvin, Texas, Guthrie, Oklahoma, and Goliad, Texas as their City Manager. She began her career in local government in 2004 as an Assistant to the City Manager in Greenville, Texas through the Urban Fellowship program of the North Central Texas Council of Governments which led her to Denton, Texas and then Sugar Land, Texas as the Support Services Director. Additionally, Breland was named “Top 5 Public Servants” in 2012 by the Victoria Advocate based on recommendations from community leaders. She is the peer elected “Director at Large” for the Board of Directors for Texas City Management Association (TCMA) and has served in many other roles for various professional organizations such as City Management Association of Oklahoma, International City Management Association, United Way, YMCA, and Oklahoma Municipal League.
Prior to entering the field of local government, Breland taught Government, Economics and World History at the high school level in Garland and Mesquite. Sereniah Breland received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Master of Public Affairs degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. During time away from public service, she enjoys kayaking, giving high fives, music, cycling, the outdoors, and reading.
- Sereniah Breland - City Manager
- Trey Fletcher - Assistant City Manager
- James Hartshorn - Assistant City Manager
- Karen Thompson - City Secretary
- Trista Evans - Deputy City Secretary
- Terri Toledo - Communications Director
- Maggie Holman - Public Information Officer
- James Buratti - Digital Content Web Specialist
- Wade Maness - Videography Multimedia Specialist
City Manager's Office
100 East Main Street
P.O. Box 589
Pflugerville, TX 78691
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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