The Dover/Kent County MPO announced two new hires for the new fiscal year.

Helen Wiles will fill the existing position of public outreach manager. Wiles comes from a diverse and comprehensive background that includes media sales, marketing, public relations, real estate and writing.

Mike Ward will be the new GIS planner for the MPO, a new position for the organization. Ward spent 38 years as a planner and in GIS with Kent County and has won awards for mapping and graphics.

For more, visit doverkentmpo.org or call 387-6026.