The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo34° Slight Chc Snow

Sunday

Hi42° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

Lo32° Increasing Clouds

Monday

Hi41° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi46° Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo40° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi48° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy

Thanksgiving Day

Hi43° Mostly Cloudy

Wert to lead downtown group

Send to Kindle
Print This

CHELAN — A former commercial pilot and public relations expert has been chosen as the new executive director of the Historic Downtown Chelan Association, the group announced Monday.

Darci Wert, 51, assumed the post Feb. 14 and will lead the group’s effort to promote the downtown core and emphasize the preservation of the town’s historic features.

We’re pleased Darci has agreed to be our next executive director,” said Linda Van Lunsen, HDCA president. “She not only has an extensive background working with nonprofit groups, but also many other skills that will enhance our organization.”

A native of eastern Washington, Wert served as director of the Colorado-based Fantasy of Flight Foundation, a group using aviation to inspire students, and director of education for the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum in Denver. She’s also done public relations for the city of Longview, served as tourism coordinator for Juneau, Alaska, and worked as a website administrator, commercial pilot and flight instructor.

For more info, call Wert at 682-4322 or visit historicchelan.org.

 

Reach Mike Irwin at 509-665-1179 or . Read his blog Everyday Business or follow him on Twitter at @MikeIrwinWW.

All comments are moderated before appearing. For more information, please read the approval guidelines. Questions? See our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy.

Comments Help

A few important points:

  • You must have a Disqus account to comment (your Wenatchee World login and Disqus login are completely separate)
  • You must provide your first and last name
  • Your comment must be civil

For more information see our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy