Swedlund named BCTF directorSearle Swedlund from Moorhead, Minn., has been hired as the new executive director for Buffalo City Tourism.
Searle Swedlund from Moorhead, Minn., has been hired as the new executive director for Buffalo City Tourism.
Swedlund has experience of 14 years at Concordia College in a variety of capacities, most recently as the associate director of alumni relations. He said he views Jamestown as “A jewel on the prairie that provides wonderful access to historical events, social outlets and its people provide the element of hospitality that make it unique.”
The public is invited to a meet and greet for Swedlund from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Lantern Room at the Depot Cafe. Coffee and cookies will be served. At 4 p.m., Buffalo City Tourism will host its eighth annual meeting with a business meeting followed by awards.
Outgoing President Dave Smette will hand over the gavel to Alden Kollman and outgoing board members Bob Lulay, Mark Wolf, Corey Bayer and Pam Phillips will be recognized. Mitzi Hager, the Rev. Rich Fitzer, Paul Butenhoff and Jon Lillejord will become new board members.