Meet the Staff


Frances McMullan, Interim City Manager

Frances McMullan has been employed with the City of Ypsilanti for 9 years (since March 2012).

She was hired originally as Deputy Clerk and was promoted to City Clerk in April 2012. She also previously served as the Interim City Manager for the City of Ypsilanti from February 2012 - July 2012.

Frances was previously employed with the City of Ann Arbor for 16 ½ years, where she held positions as; Parking Referee/Appeals Administration, City Council Administrative Coordinator and Board of Appeals Coordinator.

Currently, she serves as the Interim City Manager, City Clerk/Deputy Treasurer, Parking Administrator, Administrative Hearings Bureau Coordinator and Clerk/Treasurer Department Head.

Frances has been certified as a Municipal Clerk through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks and the Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks.  She will receive her Municipal Treasurer’s Certification in March 2017.

Frances’ education background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Public Law & Government (major) and Public Administration (minor) from Eastern Michigan University.  Frances also received a Masters in Management from the University of Phoenix.

A quote that Frances lives by is: “The time is always right to do what is right.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



Nan Schuette, Executive Secretary

Nan has been employed by the City since June 1994. She was originally Secretary of the Planning Department and after cutbacks at the City, she took on the responsibility as Executive Secretary for the City Manager and Planning Department.

Nan’s previous positions include Administrative Assistant at Domino’s World Headquarters and Administrative Assistant at Clark Equipment Company in Jackson, Michigan. She has an Associate Degree in Business Management from Jackson Community College and has completed a number of other courses including the Dale Carnegie and Professional Secretary Courses.