City of Edmonds Planning Manager Rob Chave has been named the city’s Interim Director of Development Services, subject to City Council confirmation.
“Rob Chave has the background and experience to fill this important position,” said Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling, who announced the appointment Wednesday afternoon.
Before coming to the City of Edmonds, where he has worked for 30 years, Chave was in charge of long-range planning for the City of Auburn from 1986 to 1991. He began his career in 1980 working for Volusia County, Florida, where he was a land use planner and chief of long-range planning and information systems.
Chave completed his undergraduate work at Northwestern University, majoring in geography and experimental social psychology. He did graduate studies in urban planning and historic preservation at Cornell University in upstate New York.
Chave lives in Seattle with his wife of 31 years.