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Board of Directors

CIC's Board of Directors is elected annually by the members of CIC. Board members' strong leadership and commitment is key to the success of the organization.  Click on a name to get biographical information.

We welcome suggestions for new board members -- anyone interested in joining the board or nominating a colleague for the board should email it to us at ed@communityindicators.net . The next opportunity to join the board will be for 2018.


Lyle Wray, PhD, President
Executive Director
Capitol Region Council of Governments
Hartford, CT - USA

Craig Helmstetter, PhD, Vice-President

Senior Research Manager
Wilder Research
Saint Paul, MN - USA

Linda McKessock, Secretary
CIW Project Manager
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
University of Waterloo
Ontario - Canada 

Rebecca Hefner
, Treasurer
Community Research Manager
City of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC - USA

Karen Hruby, PhD, Immediate Past President
Truckee Meadows Tomorrow
Management Firm (past executive director)

Reno, NV - USA

Jonathan Hall 
Head of National Human Development Reports 
Human Development Report Office 
New York, NY - USA

Janice Hamilton Outtz
Senior Associate Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Annie E. Casey Foundation 
Washington, DC - USA

Lester King, PhD
Sustainability Fellow
Shell Center for Sustainability
Rice University
Houston, TX - USA

Kien S. Lee 
Principal Associate/Vice President 
Community Science
Gaithersburg, MD -  USA


Rhonda Phillips, PhD 
Honors Dean
Purdue University
International Society of Quality of Life Studies  
Lafayette, IN - USA

Frank Ridzi

Director, Research & Community Initiatives
Central New York Foundation, Inc.
Syracuse, New York - USA

Christa Rust
Program Manager
Reclay StewardEdge Inc.
Winnipeg, MB - Canada

Katherine Scrivens
Paris - France

Charles Thrift
Project Manager
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Winnepeg, MB - Canada

Sarah Treuhaft

Director of Equitable Growth Initiatives
Oakland, California - USA




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