Scott Avery has been selected as the new city manager for Millersville. He comes to the city from Missouri where he spent 16 years as an instructor and peer team lead for the Commission on Fire Accreditation International as well as in several simultaneous roles including as a professor at Columbia Southern University; city administrator of Houston, Mo.; fire chief of Olivette, Mo.; and as a reserve police officer for the Lake St. Louis Police Department. Prior to that, he served as chief administrative officer of the O’Fallon Fire, Mo., Protection District, as a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, as a public safety officer, and as a paramedic with St. Louis EMS.