Iris Drayton-Spann Named WETA Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development
WETA President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller announced on January 23, 2018, that Iris Drayton-Spann has been named Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development of WETA. Drayton-Spann will head the hiring and human resource development operations for the Greater Washington Region’s leading public television and radio broadcaster and national television producer. When she takes the post on February 1, Drayton-Spann will report to Jason R. Daisey, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and work closely with WETA leadership and the workforce of approximately 290 individuals.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.