Dionne Mack was appointed El Paso’s first African American Deputy City Manager on July 17, 2017. Ms. Mack has spent more than twenty years in public sector service. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, she currently oversees the Community & Human Development, Public Libraries, El Paso Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Military Affairs, Museum and Cultural Affairs and Parks and Recreations. Ms. Mack’s role with the City also included serving as Deputy City Manager for Animal Services, Fire Department, Municipal Courts, Police Department, and Public Health Department.
Ms. Mack began her professional career at Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) in 1996 as a librarian at BPL’s Crown Heights branch. In 2007, she became the first African-American to become the head of a major public library system in New York State. As executive director of the Brooklyn Public Library, Ms. Mack oversaw BPL’s 60 libraries serving the 2.5 million people of Brooklyn. Prior to her appointment, she led the library system as interim executive director and chief of staff.
Community & Human DevelopmentPublic LibrariesEl Paso Zoo and Botanical GardensMilitary AffairsMuseum and Cultural AffairsParks and Recreations