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Sara Hensley, Interim Assistant City Manager

Sara HensleySara Hensley currently serves as an Interim Assistant City Manager for the City of Austin. She oversees the Animal Services Office, Austin Parks and Recreation Department, Austin Public Health Department, Austin Public Library, and Office of Real Estate Services.

Sara is currently the Director of the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.  Before Austin, Sara was the Director for the City of Phoenix, Arizona Parks and Recreation Department. Along with solid leadership skills accumulated over almost two decades working in the parks and recreation field, she has a proven track record of getting results and a demonstrated commitment to community involvement, youth and neighborhood services.

Prior to coming to Phoenix, Sara was the Director for Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (PRNS), one of the largest and most diverse departments in the City of San Jose.

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Staff