Partners job split between two new directors

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Partners Co-Directors Paula Mattas and Jill Derrieux at Partners.


Former leader had enough on his plate to keep two busy

It became obvious when Joe Higgins jotted down his job duties as executive director of Mesa County Partners that it would take more than one person to replace him when he retired this past April.

“The list was three pages long,” recalled Paula Mattas, a 20-year veteran of the organization.

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