A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Patricia Kent in Mammoth Lakes, California.
Patricia Kent is a graduate student in Community & Regional Planning with a concentration in Latin American Studies at the University of New Mexico. A recent transplant to Mammoth Lakes, CA her interests range from political theory and public policy to sustainable tourism. A strong advocate for participatory planning practices, her studies focus on community capacity building and economic development. She is a strong believer in fostering entrepreneurship in communities. Currently, Patricia is working on economic sustainability policies that benefit both the preservation of the Eastern Sierras as well as the ever-increasing tourist population.
Patricia joins the October 2011 Environmental Design Internship program and will be blogging with The GRID until May 2012.