New recreation director chosen.There were 75 applicants. The Plattsmouth City Council made the hire last night.
The Cassgram reports Mayor Mike Bowman recommended Michael D. Lennen of Highland, Illinois for the position that will supervise the city’s community center programs and its staff, aquatics, the senior center and athletic/sports programs. Bowman said it is clear Lennen “is a good fit for Plattsmouth and that Plattsmouth will be a good fit for him.”
Lennen has been the Sports, Leisure and Facilities Manager in Highland since November of 2009 which included managing and maintaining the Weinheimer Community Center.
Among the “Summary of Qualifications” on his resume’: “Over 7 years of experience with youth sports and family events and activities programming” and “Over 5 years progressive experience in facility and personnel management and revenue generation.”
Lennen will start the $55,000-a-year position on October 7th.