Bios of finalists for city manager

Jeffery Trinkera

Employment: Executive director of support services, city of Rosenberg, Texas, 2013-present; assistant economic development director, Rosenberg, 2010-13; management assistant, city of Sugarland, Texas, 2008-10. 

Education: Bachelor of science, international affairs, Florida State University, Tallahassee; master of arts in political science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Chris Johnson

Employment: deputy executive director, 2012-14, Port of Anacortes, Wash., and director of administration, 2007-12.

Education: Bachelor of arts with a minor in international relations from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah; masters of business administration from Western Washington University, Bellingham.

Douglas Isaacson

Employment: former state representative for House District 1, North Pole, 2013-15; mayor of North Pole, 2006-12; president of Gold Coast Mortgage in Fairbanks, 2000-08; Russian instructor in the U.S. Air Force, 1975-81.

Education: Bachelor of arts in linguistics from the University of Washington, Seattle; masters of divinity, Western Seminary, Portland, Ore.

Carey Meyer

Employment: Homer Public Works Director, 1999-present; project engineer for HBE Corporation in Eagle, Colo., 1999;  senior project engineer for Leedshill-Herkenhoff, Albuquerque, N.M., 1997-99; associate vice president for Arctic Slope Consulting Group, Anchorage, 1991-97.

Education: Bachelor of science in civil engineering, University of Missouri, Rolla;  master’s degree in public administration, University of Alaska Juneau.

Complete resumes for the applicants are available on the city of Homer website at

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