ROCHESTER, MN --The Rochester Downtown Alliance (RDA) announced today they've hired Cassandra Linkenmeyer to join the team.

RDA : Cassandra Linkenmeyer

She's been the Youth and Family Program Coordinator at the Rochester Family Y. Linkenmeyer will serve as the RDA’s Community Engagement Manager.

Prior to her time with The Y, she was the Special Event Manager for the National MS Society, Upper Midwest Chapter. Linkenmeyer holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Northern Iowa and a Masters of Education from the University of St. Thomas.

In her role as the Community Engagement Manager, according to the RDA press release, Linkenmeyer will manage the RDA’s core event portfolio, which includes over 30 days of event programming through nine events.

Linkenmeyer will start with the RDA on Monday, March 6.