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Burrows Named AMHOF Director

Sandra Killen Burroughs said much of what she’s done in her career so far has prepared her to take on her new role as the executive director of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.
The announcement that the mayor of Lexington and director of membership recruitment and legislative liaison for the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourism Association was the choice of the Hall of Fame directors was made in December.
She replaces director Dixie Griffin, who is leaving after 21 years with the Hall of Fame, the past five as director.
“Sandra’s experience with travel, tourism, music event planning, fundraising, marketing and legislative affairs will make this transformation seamless,” board members Judy Hood said. “We are thrilled to have a professional of her caliber who can build on Dixie’s successes as AMHOF director.
Burroughs said she’s worked in tourism since 1995 and has experience in events, sales, catering, hotels, festivals, banquets and “every facet of the director’s position posted in the job description.”
Board member Judy Ryals, president and CEO of the Huntsville-Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the search committee reviewed over 50 resumes and was very pleased with the number of

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