Vail Town Manager candidates to visit; public meet and greet is June 26
VAIL — After expanding its search for a new town manager, the Vail Town Council has invited additional candidates to visit for on-site interviews. The applicants will participate in community tours and interviews on Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27.
A community meet and greet will be scheduled June 26. Interviews with the council and other screening panels will also be taking place during the two-day visit. Additional details on the candidates and community reception will be provided once candidates confirm participation and a schedule is established.
The applicants selected for the on-site interviews follow an earlier screening that took place in April in which three finalists were named. Following additional due diligence by the council, the group decided to expand the search to identify additional prospects for consideration.
In the intervening weeks, the council has held a pair of three-hour executive sessions to discuss candidates and hiring strategies. The town manager search is being facilitated by the executive search firm Strategic Government Resources based in Keller, Texas.
The recruitment process was initiated earlier this year after Stan Zemler announced he would be leaving as Vail’s town manager. Zemler held the job for 13 years. His last town council meeting was in April. Until Zemler’s replacement is hired, Town Clerk Patty McKenny is serving as acting town manager.