Search begins for new borough manager after Von Bargen resigns
October 7, 2021
Wrangell has begun its search for a new borough manager.
On Friday, the assembly accepted the resignation of Lisa Von Bargen from the post, effective Oct. 29.
“It is with sadness I submit my letter of resignation as borough manager for this amazing community. The strain of the past year and a half has helped me realize I need to take a pause and focus on the needs of my family and myself,” Von Bargen wrote in her resignation letter, dated Sept. 28.
She has been on the job since July 2017, moving to Wrangell from Valdez, where she was community and economic development director.