Jeffrey F. Silka was appointed City Administrator on November 1, 2021. Prior to joining the City of Cumberland Mr. Silka has served as a municipal manager to communities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and has served as the executive director of a county wide economic development agency.
Mr. Silka graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a B.A. in Political Science and Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a M.A in Public Affairs. He is a full member of the International City and County Management Association (ICMA), having received the 25 Year Service Award in September of 2020. Mr. Silka resides in Cumberland with his wife Carralee and his college age son, Christopher.