Zionsville Times Sentinel

Local News

April 4, 2012

Three employees resign from Chamber of Commerce

The executive director of the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce and two office administrators have resigned from their positions.

Eva Collins, Cindy Byam and Jana Wiley have all resigned within the span of a few weeks.

Collins said she resigned because of personal reasons.

“After considerable thought and deliberation, I have determined I must regretfully submit my resignation for personal reasons,” Collins said in a statement. “I feel assured that the executive board and board members’ dedication will continue to skillfully shepherd the Zionsville chamber staff and members.”

Byam said also she resigned because of personal reasons.

“I was just interested in doing something else in my life,” she said. “I just became a grandmother recently, so I have that.”

Chamber President Bryan Traylor said all three will continue to work until replacements for their respective positions are found.

“There’s no hard feelings between anybody,” he said. “They’re all        committed to sticking around until we find replacements or come up with an interim plan.”

Byam said her last day will be Friday, April 13.

“I felt that would be plenty of time to train someone else for the job,” she said. “I’d be willing to stay a little longer if I needed to.”

Traylor said the search for replacements has already begun.

“We formed a search committee,” he said. “We’ll fill (Collins’) position before we fill the other two. We’ll be accepting resumes until (Wednesday) April 11.”

Traylor said the process should take 60 days.

“That is all it should take theoretically,” he said. “If someone outstanding comes out of the woodwork before then, then we’ll take less time.”

Traylor said the chamber should run smoothly after losing three people.

“(Byam and Wiley) have been organized enough and left a book of what to do and when throughout the year,” he said. “Our committees have been very involved, and there shouldn’t be much of an issue. We’ll miss them for sure.”

Wiley could not be reached for comment as of press time.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Council, HSE Utilities may have compromise After voting to cut ties with Hamilton Southeastern Utilities in 2011, the town council may have come to a middle ground with the sewer service provider.

    April 9, 2014

  • darrin marion mug Coffee shop owner arrested for securities fraud A local business owner was arrested Wednesday, April 2, at his Indianapolis home on three felony charges related to securities fraud in a real estate scam.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • County, Whitestown plan partnership for bypass project County, Whitestown plan partnership for bypass project By Rod Rose For the Times Sentinel

    April 9, 2014

  • Whitestown K9 officer faces disciplinary action A hearing has been set for Saturday, April 12, to determine the employment status of Whitestown Officer Nate Harves.

    April 9, 2014

  • Jines sentenced to more than 56 years INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett announced today the sentencing of Daniel Alan Jines, 37, of Whitestown, on federal child pornography charges, including 10 counts of producing child pornography, one count of receiving child pornography, and one count of possessing child pornography. Jines was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William Lawrence to 56.5 years in prison.

    April 9, 2014

  • CTY-ZT040914-relay preview pic Lebanon Relay highlights heroes and hope The organizers of Lebanon Relay for Life this year are hoping to encourage everyone involved by reminding them they are all heroes. "Heroes of Hope" is the theme for the Relay this year, said event Chairwoman Becky Banks, because everyone is a hero,

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rosie's plans Zionsville location Rosie's Place will soon take its place among the Main Street merchants in Zionsville. The Noblesville eatery plans to open a second location at 10 S. Main St., most recently home to Le Dolce Vita Patisserie, which closed in January, six months after

    April 2, 2014

  • Work to begin on Ford, Bloor roundabout Traffic backups may no longer be an issue at the intersection of Ford Road and Bloor Lane.

    April 2, 2014

  • Community calendar for April 2, 2014 ZUMC sponsors summer program Zionsville United Methodist Church will host a 10-week summer program, ROCK. ROCK will feature field trips, cooking class, park days and time with other children in the area. Call Kathy Gibson at 733-4081 or visit www.ro

    April 2, 2014

  • Carter building under contract The vacant Carter building could have a new owner.

    April 2, 2014

Order Times Sentinel photos


Photos from April 2014

Facebook
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide