Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

Community News

July 15, 2013

Search on for chamber post

bporterfield@pvdemocrat.com — The first step in finding the next person to guide a Pauls Valley community group is to get the word out.

What members of the PV Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are looking to do is to reach out and let people know they’re starting a search for a new president.

The opening only recently occurred when Della Wilson announced she will be leaving the position soon after serving as the local chamber’s director for the past seven years.

Howard Grider, who just last month started his tenure as the chamber’s board chairman, said the process has begun in the form of a job opening announcement.

At the same time a chamber committee will oversee the effort to ultimately find Wilson’s replacement.

“We’ll develop a search committee, which is basically the executive board,” Grider said. “We might add some more members to that committee later.

“All we’ve done so far is send that ad out,” he said, referring to an advertisement outlining the specifics of the president’s job.

“Basically so far we’re getting the word out and we’ll see what kind of responses we get. I’ve already had some people reach out and ask about it.”

For now the chamber board’s next step is to participate in its annual retreat, this time in the Purcell area, planned for next weekend.

The retreat normally serves as an opportunity to give new board members a chance to get their first introduction to serving with the local organization.

One topic likely to get some consideration is the search for a new chamber president.

“This will be one of the topics, probably the main topic of discussion,” Grider said.

“We will be discussing what we need to do to replace Della.”

Wilson, who is expected to attend the retreat, is officially resigning after July 16. She first started in the position in 2006.

Wilson is leaving the chamber to become a business development officer for First United Bank with her main focus on increasing the volume of business for the banks in the Pauls Valley and Ada areas.

The search for a replacement is expected to continue throughout July and possibly stretch into next month.

1
Text Only
Community News
  • One more round of trouble for park

    For the public face of a Wynnewood area animal park a recent round of violations is just part of the ongoing attacks by a national group he says has put a bulls-eye on the facility.

    April 17, 2014

  • Prison shuffle to have a price

    One Garvin County official says there will be a price to pay with the recent transfer of Oklahoma Department of Corrections inmates being held in county jails like the one here.

    April 16, 2014

  • Political races set as filings end

    A series of political races at various levels, including some here in Garvin County, are now set as a three-day filing period ended Friday.

    April 14, 2014

  • Band punches ticket to big show

    Basketball’s big dance may be over but Pauls Valley High School’s band has punched its ticket to the big state contest for the fourth straight year.

    April 10, 2014

  • Deadly wreck still has questions

    Authorities are still not sure why the vehicle driven by a Pauls Valley man went across a roadway’s center line resulting in an accident and his death.

    April 8, 2014

  • Tragic loss spurs family event

    Two Wynnewood area widows who share a tragic bond have combined forces to organize an event meant to both honor their late husbands and help a worthy cause.

    April 7, 2014

  • United Fund plan moves to ballfield

    Part of a prayer opening a Pauls Valley United Fund meeting this week said it all as they gave thanks for being able to help others.

    April 3, 2014

  • Thumbs up for fire tax projects

    A couple of Garvin County area volunteer fire departments look to have gained the thumbs up on some possible projects in the works.

    April 1, 2014

  • A challenge with a special ride

    The challenge is on for a center in Pauls Valley hoping to meet a fundraising goal meant to help their special clients.

    March 31, 2014

  • A price to pay with WW school issue

    Despite some opposition Wynnewood’s top school administrator continues to stand by the belief a bond issue going before voters next week is a good plan.

    March 27, 2014

Business Marquee

e-Edition
  • How You Want It When You Want It Today's Pauls Valley Democrat

    Now you can view and download the Democrat right to your desktop on the day the paper is published. Click here to get more information on the Democrat's e-Edition.

     

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE E-EDITION SITE

     

    ATTENTION CURRENT DEMOCRAT SUBSCRIBERS TO START an e-EDITION

    e-mail request to sjohnson@pvdemocrat.com

    April 20, 2011 1 Photo 1 Link

AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Stocks
Facebook