City Manager

The Office of the City Manager Works to Achieve
the Vision of the City Through Others.

City Manager Derek MathesonDerek Matheson is the City Manager of the City of Covington, a growing community in South King County. Derek supervises the activities of all City departments and offers professional advice to the City Council.
Prior to Covington, Derek worked for the City of Federal Way for nearly 12 years, including six years as Assistant City Manager and Interim City Manager. Derek has a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Washington. His professional affiliations include the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Washington City/County Management Association (WCMA). He is an ICMA Credentialed Manager.
Derek and his wife Meredith have three daughters.