Sharon Wolcott Skip Hall City of Surprise

Dyson named new director of Human Service & Community Vitality
S‌urprise, A‌Z (November 13, 2015) The City of Surprise has hired Seth Dyson as the new Director of Human Service & Community Vitality.

The department houses the Neighborhood Services Division, Senior Services Division and Grants Administration, with the overall goal of building partnerships to improve overall quality of life for Surprise residents.

Dyson holds a bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management from Arizona State University and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Utah.

Before joining Surprise, Dyson served as the Community Partnerships & Workforce Development Director for the Maricopa County Community College District.

He also worked for Catholic Newman Centers in Tempe and Salt Lake City for eight years and has seven years public sector experience in the areas of economic and workforce development.

Dyson is an Arizona native, born and raised in Springerville. He now lives in Surprise with his wife Megan and two children, Patrick (7) and Madelyn (2).

Dyson began his service to Surprise on November 9.