Mara A. Brown was appointed as the Chief Administrative Officer in June of 2023.
Prior to that, Mara served as Ogden City’s Management Services Director since January 1, 2021, and was the Chief Deputy City Attorney beginning in 2007. She brings extraordinary training, experience, and personal strengths to the role. In all her inner workings at Ogden City, Mara has established policies and procedures guiding efficient internal processes and has a firm understanding and direction in sound public financial principles.
“It is out of deep care for the Ogden City Community as well as Ogden City Staff that I sought the role of CAO,” expressed Mara Brown. “My career up to this point has enabled me to develop skills in municipal law, municipal administration, and leadership and management, as well as have numerous professional and personal opportunities that I will draw upon to provide a strong foundation to assume this responsibility.”
Mara holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon and a Master of Science from Oregon State University. She has served as the Chair of the Ogden Nature Center Board, President of the Women in Business Committee of the Ogden Weber Chamber, President of the Rex E. Lee Inn of Court, and President of the Utah Municipal Attorneys’ Association.