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6/25/2014 - City Manager Appoints Community Engagement Coordinator

Contact: Gina McDonald,
Community Relations Director

                                                                     CITY MANAGER APPOINTS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Gina McDonald, Director of Community Relations, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Hinde as Community Engagement Coordinator.  In this position, Ms. Hinde will focus on marketing and communication initiatives to engage citizens.   
Ms. Hinde was chosen from among 48 candidates.

Ms. Hinde, a Salina native, brings vast community knowledge to the position. She worked closely with the business community as the former Director of Communications and Military Affairs at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with a minor in Communications from Kansas Wesleyan University.

Gina McDonald states, "Rachel was selected because she has a unique blend of creativity and business acumen that gave her the edge in the selection process. We were looking for those talents, along with an understanding of how to listen and respond, to reach as many people and sectors of the community as possible.”

Ms. Hinde will begin her new role in July.