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PRESS RELEASEAPCHA Executive Director ResignsCity of Aspen and Pitkin County will begin recruitment for new directorContact: Sara Ott, Aspen City Manager, 970-920-5083, firstname.lastname@example.orgAspen, CO – August 12, 2020 – The Executive Director of the Aspen Pitkin County Housing Authority (APCHA), Mike Kosdrosky, announced his resignation effective today after serving in the position since January 2015.“It has been an honor to serve Aspen and Pitkin County for the last five and half years,” Kosdrosky said. “During my tenure I spearheaded a state-of-the-art housing information management system and bring APCHA fully into the digital information age. I also prioritized compliance and enforcement, helping save the community more than $30 million in new development costs, and worked regionally to assist broader housing goals for the valley, including negotiating agreements to build over 100 new affordable rental units in Aspen and Basalt.”“Mike has worked on systems that help APCHA function and his focus on compliance has been a win for all of Aspen and Pitkin County because it protects the integrity of this valuable housing system,” said Sara Ott, Aspen City Manager. Kosdrosky’s last day is August 12, 2020. Diane Foster, Assistant City Manager, will serve as the interim director with a continual focus on the modernization of systems and implementation of APCHA’s strategic plan, while a recruitment process moves forward. ###