Miranda Fenner

Miranda Fenner - New Director of the Watertown Volunteer Center

In a press release from the Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau they announce the Watertown Volunteer Center will be under new leadership. This comes after Char Torgerson recently retired. 

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The Watertown Volunteer Center (WVC) is excited to announce its new director, Miranda Fenner.

Fenner, the successor of Char Torgerson, joins the Watertown Volunteer Center with a background in program creation and implementation, customer service, and leadership.

“While the mission of the Watertown Volunteer Center is going to remain the same, the skillset and fresh perspective Miranda has for the future of the organization is exciting. I look forward to seeing her vision for the organization unfold and to continue the mission the way Char had done for many years,” said Brenda Hanten, Watertown Volunteer Center Board Chair

The Watertown Volunteer Center works with local non-profits to mobilize volunteers and resources to help the community of Watertown.

“Although I am relatively new to the Watertown community, I know how many great things are happening here, and I am excited to be a part of it. The Volunteer Center has served the Watertown community for many years and I look forward to continuing to help meet the needs of our community,” said Fenner

In addition to the new leadership, the Watertown Volunteer Center also has a new location. Now at 1 East Kemp Avenue in Downtown Watertown, the WVC is located within the Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCVB). In addition to furthering the WVC efforts, Fenner will work closely with the WCVB in its business development and marketing efforts.

“Miranda has already hit the ground running in her WVC duties and has made her mark as an integral part of the Watertown community. Seeing her passion and energy firsthand has me very excited for the future of the Volunteer Center and WVCB,” said Katherine Danforth, Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director.

To reach the Watertown Volunteer Center and Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau call 605-753-0282.

The Watertown Volunteer Center is a non for profit organization that helps meet the volunteer needs of the Watertown Community. The Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau is the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) that promotes the travel, tourism, and well-being of Watertown.

-Press Release from Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau