The City of Pensacola today announced the addition of Public Works & Facilities Deputy Director of Operations James Cook and Assistant Housing Director Meredith Reeves to the city’s team. Both have worked in local county governments.
“We are fortunate to have both of these talented individuals here at the City of Pensacola,” Mayor Grover Robinson said. “They each bring about 20 years of experience in their respective fields, and I am confident that their hard work will help us even better serve the citizens of Pensacola.”
James Cook has been selected as the new Public Works & Facilities Deputy Director of Operations for the City of Pensacola, bringing over 20 years of project management and civil engineering experience to this newly created position at the city. In his role as the Deputy Director, Cook will oversee the Stormwater Maintenance, Traffic Operations and Facilities Maintenance divisions.
Cook joins the city from Santa Rosa County, where he most recently served as the Interim Public Works Director.
Meredith Reeves has been selected as the new Assistant Housing Director for the City of Pensacola, bringing nearly 20 years of housing and community development experience to this newly created position at the city. In her role as the city’s Assistant Housing Director, Reeves will assist with planning, directing and coordinating the work of the Housing Department.
Reeves joins the city from Escambia County, where she most recently served as a Division Manager.
Both Cook and Reeves had their first day with the City of Pensacola on Tuesday, Feb. 22.