Seifert, Silverthorne appointed to state tourism boardGov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday appointed two Red Wing residents to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Council. Their four-year terms will expire Jan. 2, 2012.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday appointed two Red Wing residents to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Council. Their four-year terms will expire Jan. 2, 2012.
Ted Seifert joins the 28-member council for the first time. He has been a Goodhue County commissioner since 2003, representing District 5, which includes westerm Red Wing and Wacouta Township. He also serves in a number of community organizations, including Red Wing 2020, Three Rivers Citizens Action Council, and the Water Planning Policy Group. Seifert replaces Patricia Beckel on the council as a representative of Minnesota counties.
Kathy Silverthorn, who is the executive director of the Red Wing Visitors & Convention Bureau, was reappointed. She is past president of the Southern Minnesota Tourism Association and has been a member of the council since 2007, is reappointed as a representative of the Southern Tourism Region.
The Explore Minnesota Tourism Council serves the broader interests of tourism by promoting activities that support, maintain, and expand the state’s domestic and international travel market.