Patricia M. Sears, Newport City Renaissance Corporation
194 Main Street, Suite 208
Newport, VT 05855
Patricia serves as the Executive Director of Newport City Renaissance Corporation, a private nonprofit organization working on the revitalization of downtown Newport, Vermont, an international gateway to Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. She works with the volunteer board and members of the organization's Design, Economic Restructuring, Organization and Promotions Committee working as catalysts for Newport City's downtown's economic and community development. In 2009, Patricia organized the American Institute of Architect's (AIA) Rural/Urban Design Team work on downtown Newport. Patricia is recognized for her ability and skills in coalition building, community outreach and and has a proven track record of working in challenging environments with facility, bringing diverse groups and cultures together in project development.