Robert Uhler became the City of Fort Scott Community Development Director Sept. 10.
This is an employee profile to allow the community to know him better.
Family: Married to Laurie Uhler, two grown children, one granddaughter.
What will be your duties in this position?
“Community Development is all about creating a positive quality of life in our community. Everything from infrastructure to parks, sidewalks, trails, to the historic downtown structures/district. I will also be participating in the zoning process and procedures. Housing is one of the very important issues that we need to deal with as a community.”
“Over 20 years in the construction building industry, spending the last eight years as the executive vice-president of a non-profit serving independently owned building material suppliers.”
Baker University, US Chamber Foundation – Institute of Organizational Management, Certified Association Executive, Univ. Texas – Arlington, Specialist in Safety and Health.
Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Fort Scott Church of the Nazarene Treasurer, Project 17 – (17 SE KS Counties) Board Member, US Chamber Foundation Northeast Regent Member.
Hobbies: Golfing, outdoor sports, music – playing drums.
“I just love this community and anything that I can do to help our community grow, and prosper, I’m excited about doing.”