On Tuesday, it was announced that Kim Winn, LKM Deputy Director, was selected to serve as the next Executive Director of the Virginia Municipal League (VML).
Kimberly A. Winn
, 45, was picked by the 13-member VML Executive Committee to lead the association staff following a nationwide search.
The committee interviewed six finalists culled from a field of 42 applicants.
"I am truly honored to have been selected to serve as the next executive director of the Virginia Municipal League," Winn said.
"Over the past 108 years, VML
has exhibited a tradition of excellence.
I am excited to be moving to the beautiful state of Virginia to become a part of this tradition."
As deputy director in Kansas, Winn is involved in nearly all aspects of the organization, including staffing, budgeting and legal services.
She oversees communications, advocacy and education functions, including training for local officials.
In addition, she serves as the executive secretary of the Kansas Association of City/County Management.
A 1990 graduate of Yale University, Winn also holds an MPA from the University of Kansas and a J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law.
has worked for the Kansas league in Topeka since 1995 and is a native of Kansas City, Kansas.
"I'm sure the membership will use this as an opportunity to begin acclimating Kim
to the issues confronting Virginia local governments."
will be joined in Virginia by her
husband, Deric, two children - Christopher (age 7) and Quinton (age 5), and her