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Nadia Chandler-Hardy oversees four departments: Parks and Recreation, Libraries, Airport, and Information Technology.


For the Assistant City Manager

Address: 1201 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9277, Corpus Christi, TX 78469

Executive Management Assistant,
Gisell Orozco
Phone: (361) 826-3869

Assistant City Manager, Nadia Chandler- Hardy Services

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Nadia Chandler-Hardy

Nadia Chandler-Hardy, Assistant City Manager

Nadia has over 15 years of municipal government experience, with over ten years in large Texas cities, including the City of Dallas, the City of San Antonio, and the City of Corpus Christi where she began her career.

Previously, Nadia served as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Dallas. In Dallas, she oversaw Code Compliance, Animal Services, Office of Community Care, Office of Homeless Solutions, Office of Resilience, Office of Equity & Human Rights, and Customer Support-311. As Assistant City Manager, she designed and implemented the West Dallas Community Center capital plan and created the City's first strategic priority framework for human and social services needs for over 20,000 individuals.

Before her Dallas appointment, Nadia served the City of Tacoma, Washington as Assistant to the City Manager and the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services. Most notably, Nadia spearheaded a citywide Ten-Year Vision and Strategic planning effort engaging over 4,000 residents and community stakeholders resulting in the adoption of "Tacoma2025'', the City's guiding policy document for service delivery, community development, and government performance.

Nadia holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Administration from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership Institute - University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.