The Atlanta Regional Commission and Cobb County will host the Regional Civic Academy October 11 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Road, during which local and regional leaders will explore common issues facing communities across the region and discuss connections between local and regional issues.
The half-day training event fosters a greater awareness and understanding of how communities can work together to improve by combining local issues with regional context.
- Sam Olens, Chairman, Cobb County Commission
- Glen Page, P.E., General Manager, Cobb County- Marietta Water Authority
- Stephen Loftin, Executive Director, Regional Business Coalition
- David Montanye, Director, Cobb County Department of Transportation
- Dr. Gordon Pritz, Associate Superintendent, Cobb County Schools
- Dr. Emily Lembeck, Superintendent, Marietta City Schools
About the Regional Civic Academy
The mission of the Regional Civic Academy is to build relationships between community leaders and to create strong connections between grassroots leadership and regional efforts to address the region’s most critical shared problems like traffic congestion, water supply and education.
About the Atlanta Regional Commission
The Atlanta Regional Commission is the official planning agency for the 10-county Atlanta Region, including Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties as well as the City of Atlanta and 62 other cities. The Atlanta Regional Commission serves as a catalyst for regional progress by focusing leadership, attention and planning resources on key regional issues.
The academy is open to the public.
For more information, call the Mansour Center at 770-428-2601 or to register online, visit atlantaregional.com/commerce.