Friday, December 07, 2012
Nicole Sidoff selection for Community Development Director on Tuesday
On the agenda for the Evansville Common Council on Tuesday night is the employment agreement between the City and Nicole Sidoff. Here is a section of her background on Linkedin: Experience Board Member Milwaukee Audubon Society January 2012 – Present (1 year) Assist in planning and promoting annual Natural Landscapes Conference. Community Resource Development Educator University of Wisconsin June 2008 – Present (4 years 7 months) Build the capacity of economic partners, small business owners, and entrepreneurs including: Collaborate with Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Ozaukee Economic Development Corporation (OED), and local chambers of commerce to develop the first leadership program in Ozaukee County. Craft curriculum, find speakers and locations, promote the program, create community service projects, and facilitate sessions. Partner with the Small Business Development Center SBDC to host First Steps to Starting a Business and Entrepreneur Training Program courses. Serve as program planner and site coordinator for Revitalizing Wisconsin's Downtowns webinar series. Facilitate government, economic development, and business professionals learning about and discussing issues facing downtowns. Develop and implement ongoing business education programs, including property purchase and lease negotiation strategies, impacts of concealed carry, demographic trends and projections, and general business resources. Serve as Economic Development Director for Saukville Chamber of Commerce. Design and implement annual member survey and provide on-going small business education for Chamber members. Develop annual economic indicator report for OED to assist in goal setting and benchmarking. Conduct economic impact analysis of Ozaukee Interurban Trail, including Trail user intercept and business surveys, and business owner focus groups. Collaborate with multiple local and State agencies on analysis. Present findings at Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) national conference Group XIV Fellow Leadership Wisconsin April 2010 – July 2012 (2 years 4 months) Planning Intern Ozaukee County Planning and Parks Department November 2006 – May 2008 (1 year 7 months) Composed inventory and element chapters of comprehensive plans for fourteen municipalities participating in the multi-jurisdictional comprehensive planning process. Conducted statistical analysis of agricultural land to prioritize parcels for farmland for preservation. Designed comprehensive planning displays and educational materials for public informational meetings and events.
Posted by Richard Woulfe at 4:53 PM