City Manager

Adam LenhardAdam Lenhard

The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day administration of City resources and activities. The Manager is appointed to his or her position by the Mayor and City Council. The Manager’s primary objective is to carry out the vision, goals and policies set forth by the elected officials.

Adam Lenhard serves as Clearfield’s City Manager since his appointment in August, 2011. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Land Use Planning and a Master of Public Administration degree from Brigham Young University. He has worked in both the public and private sectors in planning, engineering, and real estate development roles. He and his wife, Belinda, have been married since 2002 and are the parents of four children. 


Assistant City Manager

JJ AllenJJ Allen

The Assistant City Manager is responsible for the oversight of community and economic development, the Justice Court, and community relations.  JJ Allen serves as the City's Assistant City Manager. He has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University, and he is a Credentialed Manager from the International City/County Management Association.  He has been working in city management since 2000, and was hired as Clearfield’s Assistant City Manager in December 2011.  JJ and his wife, Sandy, are the parents of three children.

Administrative Services Director

Summer PalmerSummer Palmer

Summer is the Administrative Services Director for Clearfield City. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Human Resource Manager for almost six years. Summer is a SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified Human Resource Professional with 15 years of Human Resource Management experience in both the private and public sector. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from Weber State University.  

Summer has been an active member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is currently serving as the Utah State SHRM Director.

Summer enjoys watching movies, shopping, traveling and spending time with Corey, her husband of 22 years, and her three busy boys.    

City Attorney

Stuart E. WilliamsStuart Williams

The City Attorney is appointed by the City Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the City's Legal Department. The City Attorney offers advice to to City employees and officials in the performance of their duties, and represents the City in numerous complex legal matters. Additionally, the City Attorney supervises the prosecution of ordinance violations and misdemeanors committed within the City.

Stuart E. Williams received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Texas Tech University, with a CALI award in Sports Law, and his Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Prior to his current appointment, he worked as a Prosecutor, Chief Prosecutor, Assistant City Attorney, and Deputy City Attorney for the cities of South Salt Lake, West Jordan City, West Valley City, and Woods Cross City.  He is the past president of the Utah Municipal Prosecutors Association, of which he is still a member, and is an active member in the Utah Municipal Attorney’s Association.  He and his wife, Cambria, enjoy traveling and keeping up with their two children.

Community Services Director

Eric HowesEric Howes

The Community Services Director is appointed by the City Manager and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Community Services Department.  The Community Services Department includes Parks, Cemetery and Open Space maintenance operations, Facility Maintenance operations, Recreation and Arts programming, and the Clearfield Aquatic and Fitness Center. 

Eric Howes has served as the Community Services Director since his appointment in July 2011.  He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University.  He has also earned Master’s Degrees in Family Relations and Child Development; and Health, Physical Education, and Leisure from Oklahoma State University.  He has worked in residential construction, landscape design and installation in the private sector, and has been in the public sector in the Parks and Recreation field for fifteen years.  He and his wife, Debra, have been married since 1993 and are the parents of five children.


Police Chief

Greg KrusiChief Greg Krusi

Chief Greg Krusi was appointed Chief of Police in 2010. He had previously worked as the Clearfield City Assistant Chief of Police for six years. Krusi began employment with the City in 1985. Over his 30-year law enforcement career, Krusi has held various positions in the police department, including Narcotics Investigator, Narcotics Investigation Supervisor, Patrol Sergeant, Criminal Investigations and Patrol Lieutenant.

Krusi began his career as a Reserve Officer, a volunteer position. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Law Enforcement at Weber State. 

Chief Krusi is a member of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association, Public Information Officers Association, and the International Chiefs of Police Association.

Public Works Director

Scott HodgeScott Hodge

The Public Works Director is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Streets, Culinary Water, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Drainage, and City Fleet. 

Scott Hodge is the Public Works Director and has worked for Clearfield City for 37 years, having served 23 of those years as the director of Public Works. He started as a Building Inspector. He attended Weber State, studying both Engineering and Business Management. He then worked for a private engineering firm as a draftsman/designer. 

Hodge grew up in Clearfield. He has been married to Diane for 37 years. They have two children and seven grandchildren.