Shannon Barrentine, City Manager
City of Clarksville
800 West Main St.
Clarksville, Texas 75426
Phone: 903 427 3834 ext 261
Shannon Barrentine has been the City Manager since mid-November 2016. She served as the City Administrator from 1995 to 2007 at the City of Reno (Lamar County). Then as Assistant Director and Interim Executive Director for the Paris Economic Development Corporation from 2009 until May of 2015.
A New Mexico native, Barrentine graduated as Salutatorian at Jal High School. Her first work for government was as a secretary and dispatcher for the City of Midland from 1984 to 1988. Her family moved to a 40 acre ranch located in Pattonville in the early 1990’s. She has grown children. A daughter who lives with her family east of Blossom, Texas that includes a son-in-law, a granddaughter and grandson. Her parents recently located to the Blossom, Texas area from their native state of New Mexico a couple of years ago. In addition, her son lives in Deport with their daughter-in-law and three grandsons.
Ms. Barrentine has experience in a wide variety of municipal areas. She believes in “leading by example”. She doesn’t shy away from a challenge and knows that the City of Clarksville has brighter days ahead for its citizens and employees who serve them.