With the recent retirement of longtime Executive Director Kathie Thurston, the Redlands Chamber Search Committee is in full gear and on the hunt for a replacement.

The committee, chaired by President Marissa Kramer of Ayers Hotel, includes past presidents Scott Welsh of Welsh Insurance Services, Todd Underwood of Allstate Insurance, Matt Thalmayer of Arrowstaffing, Dave Maupin of Maupin Financial Services, Darrel Olson of Olson Insurance Services and the chamber’s Jan Nowlin and Kathie Thurston.

A job description has been defined by the committee and is ready to go public. The search will include locals who have knowledge of the organization and community as well as professional chamber executives who might be interested in becoming a part of the Redlands business community.

Résumés will be accepted through the May 15 with screening and interviews conducted throughout the month of May. “It is the hope of the committee that we find the exact match for the Redlands Chamber and have them on deck by the end of June,” Kramer said.

“We want to ensure we hire the most qualified candidate who is prepared to hit the ground running. “ Job description and salary and benefit range will be delivered upon request. If you are interested in the position or know someone who might be send résumés to info@redlandschamber.org. For more information contact the chamber office at 909 793-2546.