Curtin fills new public engagement manager position

Clay CurtinClay Curtin '06 MPA was appointed public engagement manager for the City of Menlo Park, California. In this position he will be responsible for implementing a pilot program to increase community engagement. This role, which was newly created for Curtin, is meant to help unite members of the community and community groups directly with city commissions. Bordering San Francisco Bay, Menlo Park has a population of approximately 35,000 and contains many venture capital, legal, and financial services firms focusing on the technology sector.

Curtain has spent more than 16 years in municipal government, including six years working for Menlo Park as assistant to the city manager. During this time he was the interim director or manager for several city offices, including most recently being interim housing and economic development manager. He is also a former president of the Municipal Management Association of Southern California.

Read more about Curtin’s new role in this news article.