Brian Silcott  
Administration Department
Title: City Administrator
Phone: 316-794-2441
Brian Silcott


Brian Silcott was appointed to the position of City Administrator on March 31, 2008 after the position being vacant for more than 20 years. Prior to coming to Goddard, Brian served as City Manager in the Kansas communities of Sterling (2002-2005) and Osage City (2006-2008). Before pursuing a career in City Management Brian worked for the City of Wichita as a firefighter (1993-2000) and in the City Manager's Office (2000-2001) as well as the Office of Budget and Research (2001-2002). Brian is currently an ICMA-Credentialed Manager.

Brian is a graduate of Wichita State University majoring in Political Science and has a Master of Public Administration from the Hugo Wall School of Urban and Public Affairs. Brian is an active member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Kansas Association of City/County Management (KACM). He has served on the Board of Directors for the Kansas Municipal Energy Agency, Kansas Municipal Utilities, and the Executive Board of the Kansas Municipal Gas Agency.

Brian is also a proud member of the following local civic clubs: Lions Club, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Wichita State University Delta Upsilon Alumni chapter as well as the Phi Kappa Phi academic honorary.

Brian, his wife Mary Elizabeth, and son Holton are members of St James Episcopal Church where he serves on the Parish Life and Fellowship Committee and Episcopal Campus Ministry team. 

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