The Shawano County Board this week will be filling the position of Emergency Government director. Natalie Easterday resigned from that position on February 16th of this year. The Public Safety and Administrative Committees received 46 applications and five were interviewed twice and the decision to hire Jimmy Davel will be recommended to the board. Davel currently serves as Colonel of the United States Army and will be retiring after 27 years. Davel will start on September 17th at an annual salary of $65,873 at Grade N, step 6 based on 2080 hours per year plus 80 PTO days.