In a press release from late Wednesday evening, Van Alstyne Mayor Pro Tem Teddie Ann Salmon announced the signing of a contract with Lane Jones to become Van Alstyne’s Interim City Manager. The position is part-time and Jones will begin on Monday, March 5.

The press release states that Jones is currently the city manager of Healdton, Okla., and has been there since 2016. His prior experience includes 20 years as the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff/Business Operations for Marine Corps Community Services, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton.

During his interviews, Jones expressed his commitment to communication, customer service and hard work.