Daren Ketcham has been named the new Director of Community Development for the City of Sioux Falls.

The position is appointed by the mayor, but is subject to the advice and consent of the City Council. If Ketcham is approved for the position he will start on May 23.

Ketchum has served as the Director of Metro Communications Agency (911) since 2008.

"I've been successful at Metro 911 because I believe in collaboration, and I believe in strong teams," said Ketcham.

Current Director of Community Development, Darrin Smith, has been named the President and CEO of the Washington Pavilion.

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