Before coming to the City of Barstow, Curt Mitchell served twelve years in the California Community College system as the Vice-President of Administrative Services at Barstow Community College, and Vice-President of Business Services at Norco College.  He was also the Interim President at Barstow in 2004-05.  Mr. Mitchell’s professional background comprises 27 years experience in management positions, including time with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  In addition, he has teaching and coaching experience at both the high school and community college levels.

Mr. Mitchell earned his Master of Business Administration degree from City University, his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Azusa-Pacific University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Technology from Chapman University, and an Associate of Arts degree from Barstow College.

Curt has lived in Barstow for over 50 years.  He and his wife Sherry have three children.

City Manager Staff:

Cindy Prothro
Assistant City Manager
(760) 255-5195
cprothro@barstowca.org

Brad Merrell
Consulting City Engineer
(760) 255-5105
bmerrell@barstowca.org

Tanya Gordon
Executive Assistant
(760) 255-5195
tgordon@barstowca.org