PPACG soon will have a new director.
Four finalists have been named for the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments top slot, according to a news release from the organization. Only one of the candidates currently lives in Colorado.
The PPACG board is seeking a successor to Rob MacDonald, whose contract wasn't renewed
last January. Go here for the latest
on the search prior to naming four finalists.
The four finalists:
• Denise Balkas, owner of Independent City Planning and Development Consulting, Denver.
• David Fraser, recent city manager for Boulder City, Nev.
• Andy Gunning, acting director of Planning and Development Services for City of Rockville, Md.
• Gena McCullough, planning director for Bi-State Regional Commission, Rock Island, Ill.
The PPACG board will meet Dec. 13 to interview the finalists and will settle on a its top pick at that time.
PPACG serves as a consortium of 16 local governments and works on regional issues like transportation, aging, military impact and water quality.