Outfest Executive Director Stephen Gutwillig will step down from his position at the 2007, after 8 years . "I am enormously proud of Outfest and all the growth and change I've been privileged to lead," said Gutwillig. In addition to the announcement of Gutwillig's departure, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to elevate, Senior Director of Programming and Operations Kirsten Schaffer to the post of Co-Executive Director, effective immediately. Upon Gutwillig's departure at year's end, she will serve as Interim Executive Director while the Board of Directors executes a national search for Gutwillig's successor. [Peter Knegt]