Romney Institute Alumni Board

Michael Dyal, MPA 1970

Michael Dyal, MPA 1970

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2020


Job Title: Former City Manager
Company: City of Medford, OR


  • American History
  • Travel
  • Portuguese
  • Family Research
  • Reading
  • Walking
  • Life Member of the International City Management Association


Michael Dyal retired from government service after 30 years as a city manager. He fulfilled his professional goal of Continuous Improvement/Customer Service while serving as city manager in four states. He was selected to perform short assignments abroad for the US Congress (Romania); Japan Local Government Center; and a University in Sao Paulo Brazil. He received an M.S. in Public Administration from Brigham Young University in 1970 and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington in 1968. Michael and Margaret Young Dyal have been married for 43 years; they have 6 children and 17 grandchildren. They have both served four missions – three as a couple in Brazil, Portugal, and Utah.