Christopher Morrill, Savannah Assistant City Manager
Christopher Morrill currently serves as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Savannah, GA. Previously, he was employed by Research Triangle Institute from October 1999 through August 2001, serving as senior municipal finance advisor to the South African National Treasury under a United States Agency for International Development project. In this position, he assisted the South African government with developing local government finance legislation, municipal budget reforms, and capacity building programs. From 1990 through 1992 and 1994 through 1999, Mr. Morrill served as research and budget director for the City of Savannah, GA.
Morrill recently completed a three-year fellowship in the Kellogg National Leadership Program, exploring conflict resolution and community building in Peru, China, Northern Ireland, and South Africa. He served from 1992 through 1994 as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the former Soviet Union, where he advised the City of Lviv, Ukraine on finance and management issues. He authored a case study for the World Bank titled Implementing TQM in the Lviv, Ukraine, Housing Privatization Department.
Morrill served on the Government Finance Officers Associations Standing Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Management, was chair of the United Way of the Coastal Empires Health and Human Services Committee, and now serves as on the school council of the Charles Ellis Montessori Academy. He received a bachelor of arts in political science from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and a master of public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He lives with his wife and two sons in Savannah, GA.
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