CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce says it
has a new executive director.
Evelyn Shotwell has taken over the
position, after the retirement of Suzanne Taylor, according to the Chamber.
Shotwell started on Monday after nine
months as director of sales at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Chincoteague Island.
She said she is excited about her new
"I'm happy to be part of the growth at NASA's Wallops Flight
Facility, where Orbital Sciences
Corporation, Virginia Space Flight Authority, NASA and their partners are
sending supply missions to the
International Space Station," Shotwell said. "The Chincoteague Chamber of
Commerce will be supporting these and other exciting missions as rockets and wild ponies learn
Shotwell came to Chincoteague in 1997
and opened an antique store with her husband.
Shotwell has a degree in Geology from
North Carolina State University with a minor in Math.