After serving the City of Bolivar, MO for five years, Darin Chappell has been hired as the City Administrator in Chillicothe, MO. A two-time alumni, Darin earned a BS in Political Science, with a minor in Public Administration, in 2001 and a Master of Public Administration degree in 2008.
According to a story from the Bolivar Herald-Free Press, Chillicothe “was ‘very impressed’ with Chappell and his credentials.” Chillicothe Mayor, Chuck Haney, stated “What made (Chappell) stand out was his experience. He is very knowledgeable with numbers and budgets, brought to light by him helping bring Bolivar back from the brink of bankruptcy.” Bolivar Mayor, Chris Warwick “echoed Haney’s sentiments, saying Chappell ‘has been a tremendous help to the City of Bolivar.'”