The City Manager oversees the administrative functions of the City, including the operations of all City Departments and Department Directors are all appointed by the City Manager, while the City Clerk is appointed by the Commissioners and then reports to the City Manager.

Department

Department Head

Title

Phone Number

Birmingham City Hall

 

General Information

248.530.1800

Birmingham Museum

Leslie Pielack

Museum Director 

248.530.1682

Building Department

Bruce Johnson

Building Official 

248.530.1850

City Clerk

Alexandria Bingham

City Clerk

248.530.1802

City Manager

Tom Markus

City Manager 

248.530.1811

City Manager

Marianne Gamboa

Communications Director

248.530.1812

Department of Public Services

Lauren Wood

Director of DPS 

248.530.1700

Engineering Department

Jim Surhigh

Consulting City Engineer 

248.530.1850

Finance Department

Mark Gerber

Finance Director 

248.530.1820

Fire Department/Emergency Management

Paul Wells

 Fire Chief

248.530.1901

Human Resources

Joseph Lambert

HR Manager

248.530.1824

Planning Department

Jana Ecker

Planning Director 

248.530.1850

Police Department

Mark Clemence

Police Chief 

248.530.1870

Treasurer's Office

Mark Gerber

Finance Director 

248.530.1890