City Manager's Office

The City of Williamsburg operates under a Council-Manager form of government. Under this system, the City Manager is comparable to a corporation's Chief Executive Officer, serving at the pleasure of City Council.

City Council hired Andrew O. Trivette as City Manager in November 2018 after serving as Williamsburg's Assistant City Manager for two years. Trivette is responsible for implementing the policies and directives of City Council. In August 2021, Michele Mixner DeWitt became the Assistant City Manager after 16 years as the City's Economic Development Director.

The City Manager’s Office is the nerve center of the City government, where coordination occurs and schedules are maintained. The office includes:

  • Sandi Filicko, Executive Assistant to the City Manager / City Council Clerk/ Special Events Coordinator, 757-220-6101
    Manages appointments and special projects for the City Manager; manages the City's special event permitting process; arranges, advertises, and staffs City Council meetings; maintains official City Council records, such as meeting minutes; and manages the City's Boards and Commissions.
  • Dawn Hicks, Human Resources Director, 757-220-6105
    Administers the City's benefits programs and maintains the City's personnel policy.
  • Sarah Jones,  Administrative Assistant, 757-220-6100
    Handles office management for the City Manager's Office, and assists the Human Resources Director.
  • Nicole Trifone, Public Information Officer, 757-220-6197
    Serves as the City's chief communicator; handles news releases, social media, and special projects.
  • Micah Lewis, Multimedia Designer, 757-220-6103                                                                                       Responsible for all aspects of multimedia including graphic design, photography, video, presentations, and 3D printing.