An area woman who was previously the Learning and Development Specialist at West Bend Mutual Insurance Company has been chosen to be the new Director of Continuing Education at UW-Washington County. UW-WC Campus Dean and CEO, Dr. Alan Paul Price announced that Mary Kurer will be the director effective October 21st . In addition to this, Kyrer will also serve as the executive director of the West Bend Economic Development Corporation. She replaces Dan Anhalt, who is now serving as the Assistant Campus Dean of Administration and Finance. Kurer earned a MA in Adult Education and Organizational Development at Alverno College in Milwaukee and a BS in Education and Human Services at UW Oshkosh. Previously, she served as the Learning and Development Specialist at West Bend Mutual Insurance Company. She is widely known and well respected in the West Bend community, Mary serves on the Washington County CampusFoundation and is a past member of the West Bend Economic Development Corporation.