CT Main Street Center Board member Amanda Kennedy will take over the reins of Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments when James Butler retires next summer.

“The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments’ longtime executive director, James S. Butler, has announced he plans to retire July 1, but will stay on part time as a senior advisor. Deputy Director/Director of Special Projects Amanda Kennedy, who began working for the council six years ago, will step into the leadership role when Butler retires.” — The Day

Read more about this exciting change and the hard work Jim Butler has devoted to Southeastern Connecticut: James Butler plans to retire as executive director of Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments — The Day