I have now confirmed that she has accepted the PIO position. I want to offer my congratulations to Rachel and say kudos to the Henry transition team for selecting what I'm sure will be a great PIO. For those that might not remember I made a post shortly after the election suggesting that Henry choose Rachel for the PIO position:
I don't think it's any big secret that there has been some frustration between citizens of this community and the current administration's public information office. While I believe Mayor Richard has done a fine job overall in running this city I definitely see this as one area that needs improvement. In order to realize this improvement the city needs a public information officer that understands marketing, traditional media and new media. I think this is an easy choice and I'd like to throw my recommendation out there.
Rachel was a reporter for the JG, currently works in marketing in sales and also runs a great new blog entitled Be Part of the Solution. Now Rachel has absolutely no idea that I'm writing this so I don't know what her reaction will be. However, I would encourage Rachel to send her resume to the Henry transition team and I'll definitely send my letter of recommendation as well (for what that's worth).
Again, congratulations to Rachel!