PROGRESS 2024: Witt ready for new challege as head of Regional Development Association

27 Jan 2024


Longtime City of Emporia Special Projects Coordinator Jim Witt is jumping into a somewhat unexpected opportunity with the Regional Development Association of East Central Kansas.

Witt was named interim-director of the RDA on Jan. 19, after the board of directors accepted the resignation of Chuck Scott. The opportunity took Witt by surprise. He said he received a call just 48 hours before the interview, asking if he would be interested in the new position.

Witt emphasized his commitment to serving at the pleasure of the RDA board and the executive committee, aiming to continue the projects initiated by his predecessors.

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