Town Staff


Todd Hoffman, Town Manager


Todd Hoffman is the Town Manager and serves as the executive officer of the Town government. Todd directs and supervises the administration of all Town programs and services, and he advises the Town Council regarding the financial condition of the Town, its future needs, and all matters related to its proper administration. Todd must propose and submit an annual budget to the Town Council and, once approved, must be responsible for its implementation. Todd implements Town policy as determined by the Mayor and Council by providing management and administrative support. 
Email: thoffman@townofchevychase.org

Joel Happy, Finance Officer

Joel Happy is the Town's Finance Officer. Joel is responsible for managing and monitoring Town funds and investments. He processes the Town staff and police officers' payroll, maintains accounts payable, assists the Town Manager in preparing the Town's budget, and oversees the annual audit. He also updates the financial reports, meeting minutes, resolutions and ordinances on the Town's website. Joel Happy is originally from Cameroon, where he first met his wife Joy. They both speak fluent French.
Email: jhappy@townofchevychase.org

Dave Walton, Permitting & Code Enforcement Manager


Dave Walton is the Town's Permitting and Code Enforcement Manager. His duties include processing building and tree removal permits. Dave has been working for the Town since July of 1999. When he is not working, he spends time helping to run an all-volunteer camp for needy children and participates in several social sports leagues. Dave is married, and his lovely wife Cathy has been known to volunteer at the Town chili dinner in exchange for free chili. She loves that stuff!
Email: dwalton@townofchevychase.org

Ashley Duffy, Constituent Services Aide


Ashley Duffy is the Town's Constituent Services Aide. She assists with administrative duties such as the preparation of the monthly newsletter and maintenance of the Town's website. She also provides administrative support to the Town Council and Town committees, and she coordinates special events. Ashley oversees the consulting arborist and various Town tree programs. Ashley is from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and enjoys writing poetry.
Email: aduffy@townofchevychase.org

Miguel Hernandez, Maintenance Technician


Miguel Hernandez is the Town's Maintenance Technician. He specializes in helping to maintain the Town's Landscaping and brings much expertise in this area. He also works hard to help with tree pruning and planting, and assists with snow plowing as well. When he is not working in the Town, Miguel's wife of over fiftheen years and four children keep him extremely busy. He also participates in many church activities.