Session 2: Engaging your Community
Thursday, September 12th
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Moderator: Kelly Nix, WVU Extension Services
Speakers: Kent Spellman, WV Community Development Hub
Mary A. Green, Ann Green Communications
Description: Success on any brownfields project requires input and collaboration from a broad group of stakeholders. By engaging your community from the beginning of the project, you can create a strong network of supporters and partners. This session will help you identify stakeholders, discover strategies to get folks to the table, and learn how to turn stakeholder enthusiasm into action.