HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association
According to an issued statement, Tom White, President of the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association today announced the resignation of Executive Director, Betsy M. Rowell.
Rowell submitted her resignation to the Board of Directors on Monday evening at their regular monthly meeting effective at the end of this year. "On behalf of the Board of Directors and HHDA Membership we appreciate her dedication to making downtown revitalization a priority of the organization for almost six years," said White in a prepared statement. "I will move quickly to appoint a search committee and establish a job description."
According to the news release, in submitting her letter of resignation, Rowell thanked the Board of Directors for their support and encouragement.
"I have a twenty-year plus relationship with this organization; I have had unique and wonderful opportunities to serve my community through HHDA as an elected official, board member and finally as your Director," said Rowell in the prepared statement. "I now take on the role of Cheerleader Extraordinaire. I know the next phase will be glorious!"