ASHEVILLE, NC – The city of Asheville announced today that Kelley Dickens will serve as the city’s new human resources director, effective Dec. 3.
Ms. Dickens has over ten years of professional human resources experience with both Forsyth and Catawba County governments and has served as the human resources director for Burke County, N.C. since March, 2008. “With Kelley we are getting someone with a proven track record of competence and integrity. We are excited about her joining our team,” said City Manager Gary Jackson.
Ms. Dickens shared, “My family and I have visited Asheville many times and have always been impressed with the community. To have the opportunity to work and live in Asheville is a wonderful opportunity and I am looking forward to being a part of Asheville’s team.” In addition to her impressive career in local government, Ms. Dickens holds a master’s degree in public administration from West Virginia University.