Affordable Housing Forum: A Key to Keeping Younger Workers in CT
A Key to Keeping Younger Workers in Connecticut
- Welcome and Introduction of Moderator- Bob Fusari, Chairman Affordable Housing
- Opening Remarks- What is the Problem? -Sue Murphy, Executive Director, Liberty Bank Foundation
- Young Professional Perspective- Evan Tosi, Belcan Engineering Group, Inc.
- National Perspective and Examples of Best Practices- Greg Ugalde, First Vice Chairman, National Association of Homebuilder’s (NAHB)
- Connecticut Housing Landscape-Charles Patton, Partnership for Strong Communities
- Municipal Impacts in Middlesex County- Sam Gold, Executive Director, River COG
- Employer Perspective- Mary Guerrera, Vice President for Human Resources, Whelen Engineering
- Question and Answer Session - Led by Sue Murphy
Key Issues to be addressed through presentations and question and answer session:
National Association of Homebuilders- National perspective- Best practices from other parts of the country and Policy Recommendations
Partnership for Strong Communities- Connecticut Specific Data and Policy Recommendations
River COG- Update on GrowSmart Strategy Implementation/Commuting Patters/Policy Recommendations
Human Resources Professional/Employer Perspective- What is being done to retain and attract young and dynamic talent? What best practices can you share that could potentially be replicated by other businesses.
Engineer/HR- What are Middlesex County’s young professionals looking for? What is the current status of the young professionals’ community in Middlesex County? What can we do to make you stay in Middlesex County?