City Manager

Wiley Stem III

Wiley Stem


Wiley Stem III was appointed City Manager in March 2018. He has been with the City of Waco for over 43 years.  He began his career at the City of Waco in the positions of: Management Analyst, Assistant Director of Public Works, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, and Director of Water Distribution and Wastewater Divisions.  In 1999, he assumed the role of Assistant City Manager.

In 2015, Stem was promoted to Deputy City Manager where he was over all city departments and operations, while reporting directly to the City Manager.

Stem received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1976.  He 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 served on the United Way Board and the Brazos G Regional Water Planning Group.

He and his wife Tonette enjoy activities with family, farming, cooking and Baylor sports.

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