Tech Zone: Telling Your Community Story with Data with Kim Lundgren Associates
A Tale of Two Cities: Telling Your Community Story with Data
Are you and your team overwhelmed trying to keep up with the increasing requirements placed on government to be transparent about the status of your projects and programs, comply with open data policies, and stay active on social media to maintain engagement with the community?
In this Tech Zone presentation, you will learn an easy to follow framework and associated online platform that your team can implement immediately. We'll show you how to use data you are probably already collecting to address your key challenges, while also promoting your work and demonstrating your value to the community.
, Kim Lundgren Associates, Inc.
Confirmed SpeakerKim Lundgren, ENV SP Kim is the Chief Executive Officer of Kim Lundgren Associates, Inc., a woman-owned, benefits corporation that delivers solutions to create sustainable communities. Kim has over 20 years of professional experience, the last 16 of which have been spent designing, securing funding for, and implementing sustainability programs focused on climate change adaptation and mitigation. As an early municipal sustainability pioneer, Kim developed the first climate action plan in Massachusetts and one of the first municipal climate adaptation plans in the country. As an experienced facilitator and strategist, Kim promotes a comprehensive approach to sustainability planning that encourages deep stakeholder engagement and the tracking of key sustainability indicators. Previously, Kim was the Director of Sustainability at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. and the U.S. Services Director at ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability USA, Inc. In both positions, Kim secured millions of dollars to build new teams and offices focused on delivering climate and sustainability programs to hundreds of local governments throughout the country. This experience coupled with her drive, focus on innovation, and strong communication skills make Kim a sought after strategic adviser for local sustainability planning projects. She has a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University. Kim is a member of the STAR Communities Technical Advisory Group, the American Planning Association, and is the Chair of the American Public Works Association’s Center for Sustainability.