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Grace Person is a Community Design Team Project Manager and joined the LGC team in February 2019. She has a diverse background in public policy facilitation, project management and nonprofit experience, and for the past six years, Grace’s work included public engagement process design, small and large group facilitation, and stakeholder outreach on a range of policy issues. Prior to joining LGC, Grace worked with federal, state, and local government agencies and nonprofit clients to engage a range of stakeholders around issues such as water policy, emergency response planning, disabilities communities’ access and functional needs, and organizational strategic planning. Her interest in public policy issues began when she was a Colorado College Public Interest Fellow assisting the Pikes Peak Community Foundation to provide grants to local nonprofits that helped addressed a variety of pressing social and environmental community issues. Since then, she has worked for the Vermont State Legislature, the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, and the Consensus and Collaboration Program at Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education.
Grace has a Masters in Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont where she studied national environmental laws and policies, and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado where she studied systemic causes and impacts of racial, economic, environmental inequalities. Grace is originally from Northern California, and grew up in the Sierra foothills, skiing in Tahoe, and hanging out in downtown Sacramento. She is excited to partake of all the recent positive changes happening around the Sacramento Region.