Brenda Eivens has served as City Manager of the City of Cedar Park since her appointment by the City Council in January 2006. She initially joined the City in 1996 at the start of unprecedented community growth and has served in many roles prior to being named as City Manager, including Assistant City Manager, Director of Human Resources and Civil Services, and Human Resources Coordinator. Before coming to Cedar Park, Brenda began her career in the public sector at the University of Texas at Austin Office of Human Resources working in employment, compensation and employee relations.
Brenda earned a Master of Public Administration from Texas State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Sam Houston State University. She is an active member of International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Texas City Management Association (TCMA), and member of Austin Area Research Organization (AARO). She currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.
“My Texas State MPA allowed me to be more competitive in the workforce; today, it is a requirement in my profession. The exposure to the many facets of public administration, as well as the professional relationships built during the program, helped prepare me for the exciting challenges and opportunities in city management.”