City of Aspen Utilities and Environmental Initiatives Director Stepping Down
Contact: Mitzi Rapkin, community relations officer, City of Aspen - Phone: 970-920-5082 or 970-319-2971- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aspen, Colorado – April 11, 2011–City of Aspen utilities director Phil Overeynder is stepping down from his departmental leadership role due to health issues. Overeynder will still work for the utilities department. He will focus on special projects and will serve an advisory role on issues related to energy purchases, water rights and strategic planning. He has worked for the utilities department in various capacities since 1993 and is a valued member of city staff.
Dave Hornbacher, who is now the deputy director of utilities and environmental initiatives will serve as interim director.
The city will start an internal recruitment process this week to permanently fill the director position.