Keith Rinehart

 
Community & Economic Department
Title: Director of Community & Economic Development
Phone: 8172300331
Keith Reinhart


Keith began his professional career after graduating from college in 1992 as the Recreation Coordinator for the City of Haltom City. In 1993, his career moved to the City of Bedford where he held several positions: Athletic Coordinator (1993 to 1995); Recreation Superintendent (1995 to 1999); and Communications Director (1999 to 2004). Keith started working with the City of Saginaw as Director of Recreation in February 2004 and Director of Community Services in 2005.  On February 1, 2020, Keith took on a new role of Director of Community & Economic Development as well as continuing his previous duties. 

Keith’s responsibilities include the management and direction of 70+ full, part-time and seasonal staff. He manages the following divisions: Economic Development, Community Development, Animal Services, Recreation Services (aquatics, special events, recreational programs and camps, adult athletics) Senior Services, Beautification, Communications (Website, Marketing/Advertising, Social Media, Newsletters) and Janitorial Services.

EDUCATION / TRAINING

  • Bachelor of Science from Angelo State University - 1992
    • Major in Kinesiology
    • Double Minor in English & Journalism
  • Graduate of Leadership Hurst/Euless/Bedford - 1997
  • Graduate of Leadership Northwest - 2012
  • Graduate of National Recreation and Parks Association "Revenue and Management School" - 1999
  • Graduate of Texas Economic Development Council "Basic Economic Development Certification" - 2021

BOARDS / COMMITTEES:

  • City of Saginaw
    • Keep Saginaw Beautiful Committee - Staff Liaison (2015 to present)
    • Parks Advisory Board - Staff Liaison (2004 to 2011)
  • Saginaw Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Board of Directors (2005 to 2019)
    • Run the Rails 5K - Race Director (2009-2014, 2017-2019)
    • Taste of Northwest Business Expo - Planning Committee (2005 to 2019)
    • Leadership Northwest Session Speaker in 2009, 2011, 2013 & 2018
  • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Rotary Club

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Texas City Management Association
  • International Economic Development Council
  • Texas Economic Development Council
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers
  • Urban Management Assistants of North Texas
  • National Recreation and Parks Association
  • Texas Recreation and Parks Society
  • Texas Amateur Athletic Federation
  • D/FW Metro Park and Recreation Directors Association
 

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