Moseley quitting as city manager
June 13, 2008 · Updated 12:19 PM
David Moseley, Federal Way's city manager since 1999, will quit at the end of this year to become national field director for the Institute for Community Change (ICC).
The ICC is a non-profit agency that manages the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations Urban Health Initiative, a $65 million campaign to improve the health and safety of children in five major U.S. cities Baltimore, Md. Detroit, Mich., Oakland, Calif., Richmond, Virginia and Philadelphia, Penn.
Moseley said he will provide management and policy advice to ICC clients, such as the Johnson Foundation campaigns.
"I am excited by the opportunity to bring my experience to work in cities across the country and to try to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and communities, Moseley said.
Charles Royer, a former Seattle mayor, is president of ICC.
Moseley said he "will miss Federal Way," which he said "has a bright future and is led by an excellent council and (City Hall) staff.
Moseley, who was city manager of Ellensburg before taking the Federal Way job, tried in May to become city manager of Tacoma. He was one of three finalists for that position, which was given to a candidate from Iowa.
Federal Way Mayor Dean McColgan said Moseley "has served Federal Way very well.
Moseley, who made an official announcement Wednesdsay of his