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November 25, 2012

Bray ‘always looked out for Pricketts Fort’

Executive director takes pride in work, puts emphasis on historical programming

FAIRMONT — It seemed like the most logical decision to the Pricketts Fort staff and one they feel will best benefit their programming.

When the executive director position opened up and they were ready to post the opening, interim director Greg Bray expressed his interest. Right then and there, they offered him the job.

“It’s a good place to work,” he said. “People like history. It’s nice and quiet out here at the park. It’s not a stressful job by any means, really.”

This is one of the only times Pricketts Fort has hired from within for this position, but it was a decision the entire staff embraced.

“The whole staff was excited when they found out he was chosen because he knows all the ins and outs of the fort, and he is kind of the go-to guy,” administrative assistant Monika Koon said. “He’s been very dedicated to the fort for many years.”

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