Doug Friend, City Administrator
Friend has been city administrator of Fredericktown since November of 2013. Prior to this position, Friend served as City Manager and Director of Public Works for the City of Sikeston for 28 years. Friend has a Bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University in Political Science and a Master's degree in Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi State University. Friend is also the contact for the Fredericktown Industrial Development Authority for economic development activities.
Friend is a full member of the International City/County Managers Association and Missouri City Managers Association and a past member of the American Public Works Association. Friend and his wife Cindy have four children and three grandchildren. In his spare time, Friend enjoys following the Cardinals, MIZZOU, fishing and playing with the grandkids.