OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, U.S. — The International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) recently announced the appointment of Marianne Mantel as its administrative assistant. IAOM said she will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the IAOM headquarters office including the maintenance of meeting registrations and accounts receivables, as well as general administration and project-based work. Mantel replaces long-time IAOM employee Carole Smith, who retired at the end of 2010.

Originally from Kansas City, Kansas, U.S., Mantel has extensive administrative experience from her previous positions at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the Jewish Heritage Foundation of Greater Kansas City, the Kansas City Symphony and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. She also has marketing experience in the for-profit sector. Throughout her career, Mantel has developed an exemplary set of communication skills and brings a wealth of experience in customer service.

“Marianne’s strong background in the non-profit community will be extremely valuable for her in this position. Her administrative experience and professionalism will enable us to evaluate our internal procedures and make adjustments where needed,” stated Melinda Farris, executive vice-president. “We’re looking forward to the immediate impact Marianne will have on the administrative side of IAOM’s operations.”

Marianne has an associate’s degree from Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.