Name: Nancy Rutledge Connery
Title: Consultant, Writer, and Lecturer
Biography: Nancy Rutledge Connery is an independent consultant, writer, and lecturer on a wide range of infrastructure investment and community development issues. In July 2000, she was appointed by the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate to the Amtrak Reform Council. In the past,
Ms. Connery served as Director of the Public Works Project at the Washington State Department of Community Development, and later, as Executive Director of the National Council on Public Works Improvement, a Presidential/Congressional study commission. She also served for many years on the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems and the Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment at the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. She is presently a member of the Advisory Board of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at Harvard University. She is a 1988 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American Public Works Association. Education: B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.P.A., Harvard University.
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