Leawood names new city administrator after death of Scott Lambers

Leawood has tapped former Lawrence assistant city manager Diane Stoddard as the city's next city administrator. Image via city of Lawrence website.

Leawood has named its next city administrator, following the death of former city administrator Scott Lambers earlier this year.

Driving the news: At the Leawood City Council’s Monday meeting, Mayor Peggy Dunn announced Diane Stoddard as the council’s selection for its next city administrator.