Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Salzwedel Giving Up 'Dream Job'.(Final)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

Boss Says the Decision To Resign Is His Alone

Dan Salzwedel says financial issues and public pressure didn't figure into his resignation as executive director of the New Mexico Activities Association.

On the contrary, Salzwedel calls the decision to step down when his contract expires in June 2004 his alone. The decision was announced Monday.

Salzwedel, who has spent nearly 23 years working at the NMAA and has been executive director since 1986, discussed his decision to resign Tuesday at a news conference at the NMAA's executive offices in Albuquerque.

"It's not easy to give up a role that's been your dream job," Salzwedel said. …

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