Big Bear Lake Welcomes John Harris As Director Of Public Works & Engineering
BIG BEAR LAKE, CA – John Harris will be appointed as the City’s new Director of Public Works and Engineering beginning September 5, 2017. John currently serves as the Public Works Director for the City of Montrose, Colorado, is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and graduate of the University of Arizona.
Montrose is located between Telluride and Grand Junction with a population of approximately 18,000. The similar dynamics and terrain of Montrose to Big Bear Lake have well prepared John for a position with the City. He is highly experienced in construction, engineering, infrastructure and utility management. John’s extensive leadership skills will serve the City of Big Bear Lake well as we continue moving forward with significant projects and operations provided by our exceptional Public Works and Engineering staff.
John has been involved in a number of community organizations throughout his illustrious career and previously worked for sixteen (16) years in management of military aircraft test and development projects prior to obtaining his degree from the University of Arizona. He is an avid outdoorsman and mountain biker, and is well thought of by his peers and employees. John’s wife and son will join him in the move from Colorado to Big Bear Lake and we look forward to welcoming them all.