Shelby Farris, a Marion native, has joined the Marion Community and Economic Development team.
A 2009 graduate of Marion Senior High School, Farris attended both Virginia Highlands Community College and Wytheville Community College, and brings three years administrative assistant experience to the job.
"We are delighted to have Shelby as part of our office," said director Ken Heath. "Her office management experience, along with her energy, personality and passion for our community make her an excellent fit."
In addition to serving as Heath's assistant, Farris will provide administrative assistance to Olivia McDonald and the Marion Downtown office, program the community access channel, assist with the Town's social media and emergency notifications, and help with Town events.
Shelby resides in Marion with her husband Uriah, their daughter Hadley, and Sampson, their American bulldog.