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Assistant Director Promoted to Director of Planning

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2014

Media Contact:
Scott Packard, Public Information Officer
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Assistant Director Promoted to Director of Planning
Pamela Centeno is 10-Year Department Veteran

SEGUIN, Texas – The City of Seguin is happy to announce the promotion of Pamela Centeno to director of planning. Centeno most recently served as assistant director of planning for the City of Seguin, a position she’s held since 2012.

“Pam is a product of Seguin, having attended Texas Lutheran University,” Seguin assistant city manager Rick Cortes said. “It’s important to have someone who connects with the community. She has always done a great job in the planning department and I am certain she will continue to do so in her new role.”

Centeno started with the City of Seguin Planning Department in 2003. During that time she has been promoted numerous times. Centeno has served as planning assistant, planner, senior planner, assistant director and interim director.

"I have really enjoyed these past ten years working with the Seguin Planning and Codes Department and look forward to continuing my work with the community as I step into the role of director,” Centeno said. “I am honored to work for such a great community and am committed to serving the community and its people well in the years to come.”

Centeno earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas Lutheran University and a Master of Applied Geography, Land/Area Development and Management from Texas State University. She begins her role as director of planning on June 23, 2014.

About the City of Seguin
Seguin, Texas is located along Interstate 10, about 35 miles east of San Antonio. Seguin is big enough to boast a top-rated university and a state-of-the-art hospital. More than 25,000 residents enjoy a range of cultural, recreational, and employment opportunities. Seguin’s robust diversified economy features a steelmaker, a manufacturer of automotive parts and plants making roadside mowing equipment and building materials. In 2009, Seguin was proud to be selected by Caterpillar as the site of a major new engine manufacturing facility.

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Posted by: Morgan Ash