Hillary Haynes has been appointed as the new Social Media Coordinator for the City of Orange effective April 4.  Haynes is an Orangefield High School graduate and holds an Associate of Science in Business from Lamar State College-Orange as well as a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing from Lamar University. Haynes’ previous work experience includes marketing for IBEW Community Federal Credit Union in Beaumont and Heather Montagne-State Farm Insurance in Orange.

“The City of Orange is pleased with the appointment of Hillary Haynes in the newly created position of Social Media Coordinator. Her educational credentials and marketing experience will serve the city well as staff works to have more of a presence from a social media perspective,” says Jay Trahan, Assistant City Manager for the City of Orange.   

“I appreciate this opportunity to be appointed as the Social Media Coordinator for the City of Orange. This career gives me the opportunity to use my creativity from a social networking standpoint while connecting with those in the community. My immediate goal is to maximize community awareness through the Web by sharing information through city social media sites.  I am excited about the City moving forward with Facebook and other social media platforms, and I look forward to working with City staff to make it informative and beneficial for residents and visitors,” says Haynes.  Haynes may be contacted at the Orange CVB office at 883-1010 or by email at hhaynes@orangetx.org.