David Bragdon, Director at the Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning & Sustainability
DATE & LOCATION:
Thursday, September 30th at 5:00pm // Altman Building
David Bragdon became New York City’s Director of Long-term Planning and Sustainability in September 2010. The office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability is responsible for developing and coordinating the city’s various initiatives to create a greater, greener New York, as embodied in PlaNYC.
Prior to his appointment to his current post, David served nearly eight years as the elected President of the Metro Council in the region of Portland, Oregon. As Metro Council President, David led a metropolitan planning organization responsible for urban growth boundary management, transportation planning, solid waste disposal and recycling, management of the Oregon Zoo, Convention Center and other facilities, and natural areas acquisition and restoration. Prior to his election to public office, David spent most of his career in the international freight transportation industry, including with the Port of Portland authority, a shipping company, and as a logistics manager for Nike footwear in Asia.