The new president of the Modesto-based Great Valley Center will be David H. Hosley, president and general manager of KVIE Public Television in Sacramento.
Hosley's appointment will be effective Feb. 1. The appointment was announced today by the University of California, Merced, to which the non-profit organization became attached in 2005.
Hosley is a veteran journalist, author, nonprofit consultant, and community leader. He will succeed Carol Whiteside, who is stepping down after running the organization since founding it in 1997.