The Wyoming Eclipse Festival has hired a director to coordinate the events and activities planned before and including the Aug. 21, 2017, total eclipse of the sun that will darken Casper, according to a news release from the Casper Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Anna Wilcox has more than 16 years of event planning and management experience, according to the news release. She also has sales, fundraising, and project and budget management.

However, the news release did not say anything else about her. There was no information about where Wilcox is from, her education, or what specific programs she has managed and where. It also did not disclose her salary and benefits.

The selection committee was composed of the Casper Area Economic Development Alliance, the City of Casper, the Downtown Development Authority, and the CACVB.

Wilcox will start June 6, 2016, and her office will be located at the CACVB offices at 139 W. Second St.