For Immediate Release
Contact: Clague Van Slyke
TUCSON, Ariz. – Vern Lamplot has announced his retirement as executive director of Patronato, effective February 28, 2015. Patronato is the non-profit, non-sectarian organization that has been raising funds for and coordination of the restoration and preservation of the San Xavier Mission for the past 23 years. Patronato is currently engaged in a campaign to raise the funds to restore the Mission’s East Tower.
“Vern has served our organization for ten years with great dedication, creative thinking and hard work, and we are grateful for his service and leadership,” said Chuck Albanese, president of the Patronato board of directors.
Maura Grogan, of Grogan Cornell Management Consulting, and who has been working with Patronato as a fund raising consultant for the past two years, will serve as the interim director for the next several months while the search to identify a permanent executive director takes place.
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