By Phil Villarreal | Arizona Daily Star
Marana has tabbed Jamsheed Mehta to serve as its next deputy town manager.
Mehta, a native of Pakistan who currently works as Glendale’s executive director for transportation services, starts March 17.
He replaces Del Post, who took the position in 2011 and resigned in September.
Mehta, 54, earned a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Kansas and a bachelor’s in civil engineering from NED University of Engineering in Karachi, Pakistan. He’s worked in Glendale for eight and a half years.
Along with his wife, Zarin, Mehta is looking for a home in the area.
We spoke with Mehta about his background, goals and first impressions of Marana.