Chris Seidel has served as the Office Manager for the West Fargo Police Department since 2002. Prior to this position, she was hired as a Police Dispatcher in 1995.
Seidel is primarily responsible for all financial matters concerning the Police Department. The office manager is essential in helping develop the budget each year. This position includes reviewing and processing purchase requests, recommending modifications when necessary.
The office manager also helps in reviewing reports to ensure compliance with departmental, state and federal guidelines. She must have a thorough knowledge of the police department as well as other city offices. Also the manager must be able to utilize and understand a variety of office equipment, attend meetings, take minutes, and supervise others.
Office Manager Chris Seidel supervises the Secretary II staff, the Crime Free Housing Coordinator, the Receptionist/Police Records, and the Police Clerks.