IMPERIAL — El Centro attorney Ruth Bermudez Montenegro has been named director of human resources at Imperial Valley College.
Montenegro, who has been interim director since June, was given the permanent post Wednesday.
"We are extremely pleased to have Ruth in a permanent role. She has done an excellent job for the past year and was our top choice after a nationwide search," said the college's president, Gilbert Dominguez.
Montenegro worked for seven years for the El Centro-based law firm of Horton, Knox, Carter and Foote, during which she served as assistant counsel for various school districts in the County.
She came to IVC from a position as deputy counsel for Imperial County.
Montenegro thanked the IVC human resources staff for their help over the past year.
She added, "This is a wonderful opportunity and I am pleased and proud to have made it through as top choice in the selection process.