Lynda K. Humble
Lynda Humble began her role as City Manager with the City of Rowlett on January 20, 2009. She was the Assistant City Manager in DeSoto from 2002 to 2009. Prior to that, Ms. Humble served as Managing Director of Administrative Services and was advanced to serve as Managing Director of Management Services in DeSoto. Prior to joining the City of DeSoto, Lynda served as Director of Economic Development for the City of Cedar Hill, and as Business Development Manager for the City of Garland.
As Assistant City Manager in DeSoto, Lynda had direct operational oversight of Police, Fire and EMS, Emergency Management, Human Resources, Library, Parks and Recreation, Code Enforcement, Information Technology, Environmental Health, Facility Maintenance, Citizen Action Center, Animal Control, Franchises, and Litigation. She holds an MBA from Amberton University, and a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from Northeast Louisiana University. She is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma, and holds the designation of Certified Public Manager from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she has been tapped as an instructor for other public managers.