SHAWNEE, KS – Jim Martin, the business development manager for the Overland Park, KS, Chamber of Commerce, has been selected to fill the position of executive director of the Shawnee, Kan. Economic Development Council. Martin will start Jan. 2, 2001. He replaces Charles Vogt, who served as the economic development director as well as the director of the Chamber of Commerce. A decision to split the two positions was made prior to Vogt’s resignation in October.