Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Executive Director Resigns

Sep 08, 2011, 14:22 ET from Pasadena Tournament of Roses

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament of Roses President Rick Jackson issued the following statement today:

"Tournament of Roses Executive Director P. Scott McKibben, citing personal reasons, has resigned his position effective today. William B. Flinn, the Tournament's longstanding chief operating officer, will assume the role of interim executive director.''

"With our excellent volunteers, our very capable management committee and Tournament of Roses staff support, we anticipate a smooth transition leading to a successful 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade and 98th Rose Bowl Game.''

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO and various associated events. The 123rd Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed Just Imagine, will take place Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the parade, the 98th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO will kick off at 2:10 p.m. and feature an exciting match-up between two of the top collegiate football teams in the nation.  For additional information on the Tournament of Roses please visit the official website at

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SOURCE Pasadena Tournament of Roses