Toby Book appointed interim parks and recreation director

Toby Book Appointed Interim Parks And Recreation Director
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PITTSBURG, Kan. – The City of Pittsburg has appointed Toby Book as interim director for the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department.

“Toby has served the citizens of Pittsburg for many years as parks superintendent and he will do an excellent job leading the team,” said City Manager Daron Hall. “We appreciate his willingness to step into this role.”

Book has worked for the city for more than 24 years, seven of those years as parks superintendent.

The former director of Parks and Rec was Kim Vogel. She recently accepted the position of Pittsburg’s Director of Human Resources.

“Kim is already an experienced member of our management team,” said City Manager Daron Hall. “Her knowledge of our organization and passion for the community will allow her to immediately make a positive impact.”

Vogel has worked at the city in multiple roles, including the parks and recreation department, the finance department and the inspections division.

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