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Over 60 Applications Received for RDA Top Job


Dozens of people from the Quad Cities, northwestern Illinois, eastern Iowa, and beyond want to be the next president of the Riverboat Development Authority.
Last month, a five member executive search team was formed to find a replacement for current President Mary Ellen Chamberlin, who plans to retire at the end of the year. The RDA owns the license for the Rhythm City casino in Davneport and distributes a share of its revenue to non-profit and community organizations.
RDA board member, Frank Clark, serves on the search team and says 62 people sent resumes by the deadline, which was Sunday. The five members plan to sort through the resumes this month, and Clark hopes they'll narrow the field to a handful of candidates next month. Then interviews could be scheduled for later in October, and a final choice made in early November.

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