NEOSCC Board elects new officers to lead Vibrant NEO 2040 planning process

At our board meeting yesterday, the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium Board elected a new slate of Board officers and members of the Board’s Executive Committee. These officers will lead the organization throughout 2013, the final year of the initial, three-year federal grant.

“This slate of Board officers and Executive Committee members provides NEOSCC with the leadership of some of the best planning minds in the region,” said Hunter Morrison, NEOSCC Executive Director. “This year our focus will be on conducting the Scenario Planning process and creating the Vibrant NEO 2040 plan. These officers, led by Grace Gallucci, the new Executive Director of NOACA, gives us a reservoir of expertise and experience that will help ensure that the Vibrant NEO 2040 plan is an innovative, actionable framework for improving this region’s future.”

2013 NEOSCC Board Officers:
Board Chair: Grace Gallucci, Northeast Ohio Area-wide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
First Vice-Chair: Bob Nau, Stark County Regional Planning/Stark County Area Transportation Study (SCATS)
Second Vice-Chair: Jason Segedy, Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS)
Third Vice-Chair: Rachel McCartney, Eastgate Council of Governments
Treasurer: Steve Hambley, NOACA
Secretary: Fred Wright, Akron Urban League

The Executive Committee is made up of the Board officers and additional Board members selected by the Board. The new Executive Committee members are:

Eastgate Director: John Getchey, Eastgate Council of Governments
SCATS Region At-large: Jeff Dutton, Stark County Area Transportation Study
Eastgate Region At-large: Bill D’Avignon, City of Youngstown
AMATS Region At-large: Gene Nixon, Summit County Health District
NOACA Region At-large Freddie Collier, City of Cleveland
NEFCO Region At-Large: Joe Hadley, NEFCO
Fund for our Economic Future: Brad Whitehead, Fund for our Economic Future
Regional Prosperity Initiative: Mike Lyons, Regional Prosperity Initiative

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