WMAN likely to hire new executive director by September

The West Mt. Airy Neighbors (WMAN) will likely name a new executive director by September. This development came out at last nights annual meeting held at Allens Lane Art Center.

Outgoing WMAN President Kevin Peter says so many applications have been coming in that they will have the part-time position filled before the next meeting in September. WMAN is taking the summer off for public meetings.

For the time being Yvonne Haskins will serve as interim executive director. Haskins was one of the first executive directors to work with the group, a position she first held from 1971 through 1973.

In April, then WMAN Executive Director Lizabeth Macoretta announced she was resigning.


Another leadership change

The term for WMAN President Kevin Peter is coming to an end. He said he was sad to leave the group that he has been in charge of for the last four years but is confident that WMAN will continue to be a positive presence in a very diverse community.

“(WMAN) brings people to the table who don’t necessarily cross paths every day,” Peter said.


New faces

Eleven new board members were elected. Incoming president Joffie Pittman welcomed the new members but warned that there was work to be done. “We want ideas,” Pittman said, challenging the eleven newly elected board members.

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