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SSMMA welcomes new Executive Assistant Melissa Doud

Please join the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association in welcoming Executive Assistant Melissa Doud, who will be providing support to Executive Director Edward Paesel and Finance Director Eileen Santschi. She is assuming the responsibilities of Office Manager Rita Kueny, who retired last month after years of dedicated service. Ms. Doud will handle association memberships, general office duties and requests from mayors and managers. She will also be planning and coordinating SSMMA dinner meetings and other events. In addition, she will be the association’s liaison to the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative and keep everyone informed of new information that comes her way.

Melissa comes to us from the Village of Thornton where she served as Deputy Clerk and Executive Assistant to Mayor Bob Kolosh and Administrator Doug Beckman,. There, she handled a multitude of tasks including accounting, office duties, public relations and village communications. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Governors State University and is in the process of finishing her Master’s degree in Communications. Melissa currently lives in Thornton with her husband Patrick.

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