12th Annual Summit
NOACA held it's 12th Annual Summit, as its theme, “Moving Toward a Healthy, Vibrant Region”, on Friday, June 10, at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center.
The Summit focused on ways to make the region healthy through lifestyle choices, efficient transportation, equitable housing, community development and economic development.
Revisit the 2011 Summit:
Introduction and Opening Comments by Steven Hambley, NOACA Governing Board President.
Panel Discussion (Comments and Panel Introduction): “Sustainable Communities and Planning for the Region’s Future” - Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4
Introduction and Moderator: Dan Moulthrop, Curator of Conversation, Civic Commons
“ODOT Priorities” - Part1, Part2, Part3
- Hunter Morrison, Director, Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium
- Jason A. Segedy, Vice Chairman, Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium and Director, Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study
- Edward Hill, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Speaker: Jerry Wray, Director, Ohio Department of Transportation
Keynote Address: “Building Healthy Communities”
Speaker: Michael Roizen, M.D., Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic
Board members and Summit attendees received the 2011 Summit Report, Sustainable Planning, Green Living (35 Mb June 2011). The report highlights the work and accomplishments of the NOACA Governing Board and staff over the past fiscal year.
Presentation: Walter F. Ehrnfelt Jr. Award for Outstanding Regional Contribution
Governing Board president Stephen Hambley presented Lake County Commissioner Daniel P. Troy with the Walter F. Ehrnfelt, Jr. Award for Outstanding Regional Contribution. This award recognizes excellence in leadership, cooperation and dedication, traits exemplified in the career of long-time NOACA board member and former mayor of Strongsville Walter F. Ehrnfelt, Jr. Learn more about this award and Mr. Troy through the news release.
Commments and Suggestions:
If you have comments about this year's Summit or suggestions for future Summit topics or speakers, please contact Gayle Godek at 216-241-2414, ext. 283