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Zaida Torres named Wauconda village administrator

Village Treasurer Finance Director ZaidTorres has been appointed role Village Administrator.  Ms. Torres was officially appointed positiby Village Board November

Village Treasurer and Finance Director Zaida Torres has been appointed to the role of Village Administrator.  Ms. Torres was officially appointed to the position by the Village Board on November 27, 2012. | Special to Sun-Times Media

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Updated: January 4, 2013 6:07AM

Wauconda Mayor Mark Knigge said Zaida Torres, village treasurer and finance director, has been appointed village administrator.

Torres was officially named to the position, but has been acting in the village’s lead role on an interim basis since early October.

She has more than 15 years of senior management experience in the fields of public administration, finance and human resources and has been employed by the village since 2004.

She will continue to serve in her financial capacities while serving as village administrator.

“Zaida was a logical choice to appoint in this position because of her past involvement with all aspects of village operations,” Knigge said. “With the strong staff that we have in place, we are in a great position to carry on with the ongoing work of the village towards completing the goals outlined in the current strategic plan.

“The village is extremely fortunate to have so many talented and motivated employees with the capabilities to accept expanded responsibilities,: he added.”

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