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Schlangen appointed county coordinator

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Douglas County Commissioners appointed Heather Schlangen to serve as Douglas County Coordinator/Human Resources Director as of September 29.


The appointment was announced during Tuesday’s county board meeting.

With applause from the room, Schlangen stood up and told commissioners, “Thank you very much for the opportunity.”

Schlangen currently serves as senior human resources representative and she has worked for the county for 11 years.

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