Leaders 2020 Bites & Bigwigs with Executive Director of Circulate San Diego

Jan 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

This free event is exclusive to Leaders 2020 members only.

Join Leaders 2020 for our monthly Bites & Bigwigs lunch featuring Colin Parent, Executive Director and General Counsel of Circulate San Diego and City Council member, La Mesa, Calif. Come for a lively discussion about creating mobility choices and making the San Diego region more walkable and bikeable, and learn about Colin’s career path and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Speaker Bio:

Colin Parent is Executive Director and General Counsel at Circulate San Diego. In addition to overall management of the organization and legal issues, he advocates for affordable transit, safe walkable neighborhoods, and effective land use policy.

Colin served on the Jerry Brown for Governor 2010 campaign, and was appointed by Governor Brown as the Director of External Affairs for the California Department of Housing and Community Development. Prior to working for Governor Brown, Colin practiced law for three years as a commercial litigator at the San Diego office of the international law firm of DLA Piper US LLP. During 2013 and 2014, Colin served as the Director of Policy at the San Diego Housing Commission.

Colin is a serial social entrepreneur in San Diego. He co-founded the San Diego Leadership Alliance, an organization that trains young San Diegans to be equipped for civic leadership. As a board member of the League of Conservation Voters San Diego, he chaired the first ever coalition to grade the environmental records of elected officials in the City of San Diego.

Colin is an Eagle Scout and grew up in East County San Diego. He is a graduate of the NYU Law School, and U.C. San Diego. He is also an elected member of the City Council of La Mesa, California.

RSVP deadline: Wednesday, January 17


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