Buffet Breakfast: 7:30-8:00 am
Program: 8:00-9:00 am
Colby College’s ambitious plan to help revitalize downtown Waterville has helped launch multiple projects on and around Main Street that have attracted attention across Maine and the northeast. Join MEREDA for breakfast on September 7th from 7:30 - 9:00 AM at the Clarion Hotel in Portland as Colby College’s Vice President of Planning shares insight into the impact of commercial development in Waterville, along with the College’s long-range vision.
About our Presenter:
Brian J. Clark, Vice President of Planning, Colby College
As vice president of planning, Brian plays a key role in ensuring that Colby fully supports its academic and co-curricular programs, and he leads the College’s outreach to the community, in Waterville and beyond. He came to Colby in 2014 as assistant to the president and director of planning, a senior staff position. In that capacity he worked closely with President Greene, senior leadership, the Board of Trustees, and internal and external stakeholders to organize and support the College’s efforts to develop and implement long-range and strategic planning. Before coming to Colby he spent seven years at the University of Chicago in a variety of roles, finally as associate director for strategy and planning in the university’s Office of the President. A Maine native, Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in government and law and in art history from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., and a master of public policy and organizational management degree from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.