Governor Dayton releases the newest rounds of state appointments, among them is Anna Thill, president of Visit Mankato.

Thill has been appointed to represent the Southern Tourism Region on the Explore Minnesota Tourism Council.

This represents the first term served on the council by a representative from Greater Mankato.

Her term will start on June 28 and runs through January 4, 2016.

The Explore Minnesota Tourism Council is focused on areas critical to the development and growth of Minnesota tourism.

Tourism related program development and public policy issues at both the state and federal level are also addressed.

-KEYC News 12