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District appoints Mike Braaten as Deputy Executive Director

District appoints Mike Braaten as Deputy Executive Director

Jun 05 2017

After an extensive nationwide search, the District has selected Mike Braaten as its new Deputy Executive Director. Braaten currently serves as the Deputy City Manager for the City of Littleton.

Braaten has a wealth of experience as a Deputy City Manager, former Legislative and Policy Lobbyist for the Colorado Municipal League and a Community Development Coordinator on the Western Slope. “I’m confident that his diverse set of skills will be a great asset to our Executive Team," said South Suburban Parks and Recreation's Executive Director Rob Hanna.

According to Braaten, "I'm honored to become part of the South Suburban Parks and Recreation team. While at the City of Littleton, I've worked extensively with the District to improve parks and open spaces and plan for the future.  I am excited to bring my vision and skills to the organization and look forward to serving all residents of the District."  

Braaten will officially join the District on June 26, 2017.