USJ President Pamela Trotman Reid Appointed by Governor Malloy to Capital Region Development Authority
Governor Dannel P. Malloy has recently appointed University of Saint Joseph President Pamela Trotman Reid, Ph.D. to serve as a member of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), the panel he proposed earlier this year to stimulate job growth and strengthen and broaden the economic development potential of the Greater Hartford region. President Reid is one of four executives newly-appointed to this panel by Governor Malloy. View Governor Malloy’s press release: http://www.governor.ct.gov/malloy/cwp/view.asp?A=4010&Q=507550
The CRDA is responsible for stimulating new investment in the Greater Hartford region and diversifying the local economy. Among other duties, the board will focus on marketing Hartford’s Capital City Economic Development District as a multicultural destination; developing and redeveloping property in Hartford and the region; attracting large conventions, tradeshows, exhibitions, and similar events to the region; increasing tourism; and encouraging residential development throughout the region. The Authority will also manage certain assets in Greater Hartford, including Rentschler Field, the Connecticut Convention Center, and the XL Center.
The University community extends warm congratulations to President Reid in being honored with this prestigious appointment.
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