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Emiko Atherton
Emiko Atherton Director, National Complete Streets Coalition https://smartgrowthamerica.org/about-us/our-staff/emiko-atherton/ Biography Emiko Atherton is the Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America. As the Director, Emiko oversees the Coalition’s federal advocacy, communications, research, and technical assistance programs. She has used her expertise in transportation policy, public health, land use, economic development,...
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Mark Fenton
Mark Fenton Public Health Planning and Transportation Consultant  http://markfenton.com/ Biography Mark Fenton is a national public health, planning, and transportation consultant, an adjunct associate professor at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and former host of the "America's Walking" series on PBS television. He's author of numerous books including the best selling...
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Kate Kraft
Katherine “Kate” Kraft, PhD Executive Director, America Walks  http://americawalks.org/about-us/leadership/kate-kraft/ Biography As the new Executive Director, Kate will provide seamless leadership for America Walks as it continues to experience a chapter of unprecedented growth. Kate has the institutional knowledge needed to prepare America Walks for its bright future and her years of experience within the walking...
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Catherine Sloss Jones
Catherine Sloss Jones President and CEO, Sloss Real Estate https://momentumleaders.org/people/cathy-sloss-jones/  Biography Catherine Sloss Jones is President and CEO of Sloss Real Estate Company, Inc., an urban redevelopment firm founded by her grandfather in 1920. Noteworthy achievements include Pepper Place, a vibrant mixed-use design district in Lakeview, home to a nationally recognized farmers market with 10,000...
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Frank Brocato
Frank V. Brocato Mayor of Hoover http://www.hooveral.org/191/About-the-Mayor  Biography Mayor Frank Vincent Brocato has a long history of service with the City of Hoover. Mayor Brocato began his career with Hoover Fire Department in 1973. During that time he became the first paramedic for Hoover. After 42 years of service, Mayor Brocato retired in 2015 as...
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David Kamp
David Kamp, FASLA, LF, NA President, Dirtworks http://dirtworks.us/studio/team/david-kamp-fasla-lf-na/ Biography Landscape Architect David Kamp has over 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors. Through practice, teaching, writing and advocacy, Mr. Kamp’s leadership and unique contributions promoting health through design are at the forefront of the profession. A Harvard Loeb Fellow in Advanced Environmental...
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