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Auburn Hills Announces New Management Assistant

Auburn Hills, Mich.—Feb. 4, 2014— The city of Auburn Hills announces Samantha R. Mariuz has been selected as the city’s 2014 management assistant. The management assistant position is assigned to the City Manager’s office and assists with day-to-day operations and ongoing special projects. It is a year-long, paid internship position.

“We are pleased to have Samantha join us as a management assistant,” said Tom Tanghe, Auburn Hills’ assistant city manager. “In addition to providing assistance on the many tasks handled by the City Manager’s office, Samantha will obtain meaningful work experience and gain an appreciation for the responsibilities of local government managers that she can apply to her studies.”

Samantha is pursuing a master’s degree in public administration from Wayne State University, with an anticipated graduation in 2015. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a concentration in criminal justice from Oakland University, where she graduated with honors and was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Nu Omega Chapter Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society and the Gold Key International Honour Society. Prior to joining the city of Auburn Hills, Samantha worked as an intern for Crossroads for Youth in Oxford, Mich., a non-profit organization that works to strengthen families and youth with skills and tools to become valued contributors in the community.

About Auburn Hills
Celebrating 31 years as a city in 2014, Auburn Hills is home to 21,000 residents and also serves as Michigan’s global business address, with 40 international corporations from 32 countries housed here. Auburn Hills residents enjoy the amenities of city and suburban living with parks, a revitalized downtown district and a welcoming city complex with a library and community center. Additionally, the city has five colleges and universities, the award winning Palace of Auburn Hills entertainment complex and Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, one of the state’s largest destination shopping centers, providing a variety of cultural, social and educational opportunities to residents, workers and visitors. Learn more at