Former Herndon Town Manager Arthur Anselene retired from his position on Feb. 28. William “Bill” Ashton II, Herndon’s IT director, was appointed acting town manager as the Herndon Town Council searches for a permanent successor. At the council’s Tuesday, March 14, meeting, a resolution was passed to honor Anselene’s 41 years of work for the town. He started working for the town on Feb. 2, 1976, as the director of Parks and Recreation. Anselene is surrounded by his family, the Herndon Town Council, town staff, Virginia Delegate Jennifer Boysko, former Virginia Delegate and former Town of Herndon Mayor Thomas Rust and former Town of Herndon Councilmember Steve Mitchell to celebrate his retirement.