The Town of Capitol Heights operates under the council-manager form of government. The town administrator serves as chief administrative officer and directly reports to the Town Council. Under the town administration are the functions of:
- Finance and Human Resources Administration
- Town Records (Town Clerk) - Christopher Quintyne, Assistant Town Administrator/Town Clerk
- Business License and Permitting
- Community Relations and Outreach
- Town Administration and Oversight
Stevie L. Cox, Town Administrator
Stevie Cox joined the Town of Capitol Heights on October 13, 2014 as Town Administrator. Stevie has three years of federal government experience and almost twenty years of local government experience in St. Louis, Illinois and North Carolina. He has extensive municipal and county work experience.
Prior to joining the Capitol Heights team, Mr. Cox served as the Town Manager for Chadbourn, North Carolina. As the Chadbourn Town Manager, Mr. Cox was responsible for the administration of all Town Departments. Those departments are: Finance, Parks and Recreation, Police, Public Works, Water and Sewer. In addition, he served as the Town’s Planning and Zoning Director, Chief Budget Officer and Purchasing Agent. As the Chief Budget Officer, he has been responsible for preparing the annual operating budget for the Town.
Mr. Cox is a native of Clinton, North Carolina. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University in Communications and a Master of Arts degree from St. Louis University in Urban Affairs. In addition, Mr. Cox is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Government from the Community Development and the Municipal Administration Course.
Stevie is married to Robin Magee – Cox who is a 6th Grade Math teacher and they are the parents of one daughter.
Christopher R. Quintyne, Assistant Town Administrator
Christopher joined the Town of Capitol Heights in September 2013 as the Assistant Town Administrator. He has eight years of experience serving in the federal government, Louisiana State Legislature as well as the United States House of Representatives and Senate.
Prior to joining the Capitol Heights team, Christopher served as a law clerk in the Louisiana House of Representatives for the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC), where he worked with all 32 members and three LLBC chairmen to assist in implementing policy initiatives. He has also served as a staffer with the National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Justice, as well as the District of Columbia Superior Court.
Christopher has extensive experience in community relations, policy development, and legal research.
A Maryland native, Christopher holds both a Juris Doctor and a Master’s in Public Administration from Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA and a Bachelor of Arts from American University, Washington, DC.