Our Purpose

The City Manager’s Office is led by City Manager Jerry Ihler, who is appointed by the Lawton City Council to serve as chief administrative officer.

His support staff includes Assistant City Manager Bart Hadley, Community Relations Director Tiffany Vrska, Internal Auditor Kathy Sheppard and Administrative Assistant Daniel Pae. These public servants aid in the endeavors of the city manager as he gathers data and information to support the policy-making needs of City Council while implementing administrative policies, overseeing fiscal management, promoting community coordination, encouraging interagency collaboration and managing day-to-day operations of city departments.

The office is located on the second floor of City Hall in downtown Lawton at 212 SW Ninth Street.

City Manager






212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK73501
United States


8 a.m. - noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday