Assistant City Manager
Wiley Stem III
Wiley Stem III has been with the City of Waco for 37 years. His previous positions with the City of Waco include Management Analyst, Assistant Director of Public Works, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, and Director of Water Distribution and Wastewater Divisions. In 1999, he assumed his current position as Assistant City Manager.
Stem's responsibilities include overseeing the following departments: General Services (Fleet, Purchasing and Facilities), Human Resources, Solid Waste, Police, Fire, Information Technology, Risk Management, Parks and Recreation and the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. Stem received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1976.
Stem is an active member of the International City Management Association (ICMA), the Texas City Management Association (TCMA), American Water Works Association (AWWA), and Water Environment Federation. He also serves on the United Way Board and the Brazos G Regional Water Planning Group.
He spends his free time at his home in the country with his wife Tonette. He also enjoys activities with family, farming, cooking, Baylor sports and metal work.