This unbylined AP story quoting Juli Inkster would seem to speak to the urgency of salvaging the 2010 schedule, something we speculated about here to explain the otherwise awful timing of the Bivens ouster.
Inkster said it's important for the board to find the right person to lead the tour into the future. In the short term, the need is immediate.
"Right now, we're in the middle of the season,'' Inkster said. "We're looking for someone for four, five months, three or four months, to just right the ship, get us going in the right direction: straight ahead.''
Inkster said the board plans on taking its time to find a new commissioner.
"Right now, we want to take our time and find the right person for the job,'' she said. "And you can't do that on a whim.''