Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

NMAA's Chief to Step Down.(Final)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

* Athletic association's executive director Salzwedel has come under fire over group's finances recently

After 18 years on the job, New Mexico Activities Association Executive Director Dan Salzwedel is preparing to step down.

Salzwedel informed his staff Monday he plans to resign when his contract expires in June 2004.

The NMAA issued a press release saying Salzwedel intends to complete his contract but has asked the board of directors not to extend it. Salzwedel could not be reached for comment Monday night but has scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m. today at the NMAA's executive offices in Albuquerque.

"(Salzwedel) made board president Jack Wiley aware of his decision and stated he has thought about this move long and hard for over a year," the NMAA press release said. …

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