City Manager

Tasha Logan Ford is well known in the Piedmont Triad region, having served as Assistant City Manager in Winston-Salem since early 2018. She worked for a community development credit union in Durham early in her career before moving to municipal government. She served the City of Goldsboro as an Administrative Assistant, Assistant City Manager, and Interim City Manager from 2004 to 2013. Then she served as Assistant City Manager in Rocky Mount from 2013 to early 2018. She has been actively involved in civic affairs in all of the communities where she has lived and worked.

 Logan Ford earned a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies at UNC-Greensboro and a Master of Public Administration degree from NC State University. She achieved the coveted Credentialed Manager designation through the International City/County Management Association and is a Past President of the NC City/County Management Association. She completed several highly regarded public leadership and management training programs.

Vision


"Creating the single most livable, safe and prosperous community in America" is the vision statement of the City of High Point. The City Manager is responsible to the Mayor and City Council for providing the executive leadership and organizational support necessary for achieving and realizing the vision.


Staff


The City Manager's Office consists of the following:

Responsibilities


The City Manager's Office also:
  • Coordinates policies, programs and priorities of the City government
  • Ensures that the Mayor's and City Council's policies are carried out
  • Establishes standards and priorities of the Executive Team and staff
  • Handles departmental programs and budgets
  • Makes recommendations on all matters to the Mayor and City Council
  • Manages and monitors the performance of the Executive Team and staff to ensure services are being provided in a sound, efficient and effective manner
  • Reviews and approves policy and program initiatives