Heather Hitterdal Named Communications Specialist
by KDLT News
February 01, 2013 4:27 PM
Mayor Mike Huether announces the appointment of Heather Hitterdal as Communications Specialist for the City of Sioux Falls. Hitterdal will be based in the Mayor’s Office and will be responsible for day-to-day communications including media relations, public affairs, digital and social media, and the coordination, management, and implementation of various communication strategies across City departments. “I am excited to have Heather join our team and help tell the story of all the great things that are happening every day in Sioux Falls,” said Mayor Huether. “Heather brings a level of experience, talent, expertise, and energy to the City of Sioux Falls that will help us keep pace in coordinating communication between the City and its citizens.” Since January 2007, Hitterdal has served as a marketing specialist with Avera Health in Sioux Falls. Hitterdal has a B.A. degree in English from Northern State University in Aberdeen and will begin her duties with the City of Sioux Falls on Monday, February 25, 2013.
The City received 98 applications for the Communications Specialist position. Through restructuring, the Office of the Mayor will not be increasing personnel costs or the number of full-time employees serving in the Mayor’s Office.