Rodney has been the director of Human Resources and Civil Service since January, 2009. He is responsible for the personnel functions and Civil Service administration for the City. Prior to coming to the City, Rodney has spent more than 20 years in Human Resource management. Rodney is a 1979 graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in Government. He is a past president of the Lufkin Kiwanis Club, Leadership Lufkin alumni, member of Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and a member of the Pineywoods Chapter of SHRM. Rodney is married to Kathi Ivy and has three grown children and seven grandchildren.