Dr. Joel Schoening will be our featured speaker for the East Metro Economic Alliance May meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:45am. He will be giving a presentation on Levee Ready Columbia, a partnership of 24 organizations working together to reduce the risk of flooding for our area, an area that includes future large lot development opportunities, PDX, 10% of jobs in Multnomah County and many other important community assets.
Dr. Schoening is the Community Affairs Manager for Multnomah County Drainage District and Levee Ready Columbia. He has been managing community affairs for public infrastructure projects for 5 years. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in 2007 focusing on urban development and democracy.
Visit our website at http://eastmetro.org for more information and to register for the event.