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Shelley Poticha

Shelley Poticha

Director, Urban Solutions, Natural Resources Defence Council
Shelley Poticha leads the Natural Resources Defense Council's Urban Solutions team, which advances strategies that create strong, just, and resilient communities. Previously Shelley was a senior political appointee in President Barack Obama's administration, where she led the Federal Partnership for Sustainable Communities and launched the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She also served as president and CEO of Reconnecting America and as executive director of the Congress for the New Urbanism following 10 years as an urban planner.

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