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Hedelt named economic development director
Karen Hedelt has been promoted from interim to permanent director of the city’s department of economic development and tourism by City Manager Beverly Cameron.
Hedelt, 52, has been interim director of the department since former director Kevin Gullette left in October 2008 (She’s actually been interim director for the same amount of time that Gullette was in the top job.).
Hedelt has worked for the city since 1981, starting as a media liaison in the tourism department.
Her annual salary is $89,000.
Here’s the official release from the city.
The last hire the city made in this department was Economic Development Manager Richard Tremblay, who started in January, replacing Kim Schill in that post.