Cape Girardeau city officials announced on Friday that Gina Snyder will become the city’s new Director of Human Resources and Risk Management Director. She will take over for Lori S. Meyer, who is retiring after spending more than twelve years in the position. She already has considerable experience in Cape Girardeau municipal government, having served as personnel coordinator and human resources specialist for a nine year period from 2003 to 2012. She comes back to City Hall from her current position, as director of Human Resources and payroll for Cape Girardeau County. Meyer will still work for the city following retirement in a part-time role for an estimated five months, helping with Snyder’s transition and in order to finish many pending projects.