Tom McCrackin

Tom and his wife Debbie were both born and raised in the Carson City area.  They have four children and one grandchild.  Tom is retired from General Motors after 32 years of service.  He has been involved with 3 different businesses in Carson City.  Tom has been on the City Council from 2011 until 2018.  He was elected Mayor and took office starting Jan. of 2019. 


Chad Parmenter

Chad and his wife Karen have four children. Chad is employed at Carson City-Crystal Schools as Band Director. He was elected to the Council in January of 2014. Chad is on the following committees:

Parks Committee-(chair person)

Fire Committee

Finance Committee

Ordinance Committee


Pam Pelz

Pamela Pelz lives in Carson City and Works

At Carson City Hospital.  Pam was elected to

The City Council in 2012 and serves on the

Following committees:

Planning & Zoning-(chair person)

Finance Committee

Water &Sewer Committee

Personnel Committee 


Lezlie Hauck

Lives in Carson City, works for Fulton Schools as a teacher.

City Council as of Jan. of 2017

Planning Committee

Police Committee

Personnel Committee

Street Committee


Neil Kapustka

Neil and his wife, Heather, have four children. Neil was elected to the City Council in 2008. He is employed by the State of Michigan as a Corrections Officer. Neil is on the following committees:

Finance Committee-(chair person)

Police Committee

Streets & Sidewalks Committee

Personnel Committee-(chair person)



Kurt Keiffer
Kurt and his wife Kelly have two children. Kurt served on City Council from 2008-20011 and was re-elected in 2014. He works for Valley Farms Supply. Kurt is on the following committees; 

Fire Committee-(chair person) 

Police Committee

Water & Sewer Committee

Parks & Recreation Committee



Jean Southward

City Administrator

 Jean Southward was appointed City Administrator in September 2014.  She and her husband Ron have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren.  Jean resides in Carson City.
Cindy Schafer

Cindy has been employed by the City since 1991. She and her husband Mark live in Carson City where they have raised their two daughters.