Mt. Rushmore with Alyssa Dinberg, City of Kansas City, MO

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Alyssa Dinberg

City of Kansas City, MO – Cookingham-Noll Management Fellow

Connect: LinkedIn


Issues Facing Kansas City

  1. New KCI Airport terminal, although this is no longer a problem as the KCMO voters passed it with 75% approval!!!!
  2. Firefighter overtime
  3. Distribution of $800 million GO Bond funds for infrastructure
  4. The Chiefs peeking too early in the season?!?!

Dinner Guests

  1. Barack Obama
  2. Beyoncé
  3. L.P. Cookingham
  4. Both of my grandfathers

Thanksgiving Traditions

  1. Everything but the turkey
  2. Iron Bowl (Alabama vs. Auburn football game) Roll tide!
  3. Inviting members of the community that are either new to town or without family to join us for dinner

Career Goals

  1. Make it through budget season
  2. Narrow my interests and land a sweet permanent position with KCMO after the fellowship is over
  3. Become a City Manager or Assistant City Manager of a large city

Colors

Charcoal grey or a light aqua teal