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Town Manager


John N. Lestitian
Town Manager
Email: jnlestitian@riverdaleparkmd.gov

The Town Charter requires the appointment of a Town Manager to serve as the chief executive and operating officer of the Town.  The Town Manager is appointed by an affirmative vote of the majority of the entire Council.  The Town Manager serves at the pleasure of the Council. 

The Town Manager appoints and removes all subordinate officers and employees of the town in accordance with the rules and regulations of any merit system adopted by the Council.  Additionally, the Town Manager appoints and removes department heads with the concurrence of a majority of the entire Council.

The Town Manager is responsible for all Town operations and provides regular reports to the Council.