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May 17, 2013 Speaker(s): Metro President Tom Hughes During the last three decades, Metro has played a unique role in coordinating public planning and preservation projects that cross city and county lines. In 2010, leaders across the region agreed on Six Desired Outcomes that focus on what matters in people’s everyday lives. Join Council President Tom Hughes as he discusses how Metro is working with the cities and counties in our region to sustain and grow good jobs, restore and protect our natural ecosystems and enable all of our region’s people to enjoy the benefits of growth and prosperity. Tom was elected Metro President in November 2010 and inaugurated January 2011. He was elected to the Metro Council on a platform that emphasized jobs and economic development and, since taking office, has worked to build strategic partnerships with public and private stakeholders from across the Portland metro area, carefully navigated an urban growth area expansion and advanced the Columbia River Crossing project. Prior to being Metro President, he served on Hillsboro City Council and Mayor of Hillsboro. Tom was born in Hillsboro and graduated from Hillsboro High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in history from the University of Oregon and a Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Arizona. Thank you event partners: Alliance of African American Chamber of Commerce, Beaverton Chamber of Commerce, Clackamas County Business Alliance, Columbia Corridor Association, Giacometti Partners/Benetti Partners, Greater Hillsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber, Roy Jay Enterprises, Tigard Chamber of Commerce, Tualatin Chamber of Commerce, Venture Portland, West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce, Westside Economic Alliance Related PostsTHESIS 2013 RMUTT – INNOVATION VERTICAL FARMING FOR FUTURE IN BANGKOK (HD)Chicago Assisted Living: Two Great State Resources for Facility ResearchSouthern Region Master […]

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