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Board members of PlaceMatters

Peter Kenney

Peter Kenney is a Principal and co-founder of Civic Results. Peter has more than twenty years of policy development and management experience as an elected offic­ial in municipal and county governments, including service as a mayor and a county commissioner in Clear Creek County. Peter was a member of the Board of Directors of the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for seven years, serving as chair of the Executive Committee from 1990 to 1993, and vice chair of the Board from 1990 to 1993. Peter chaired DRCOG's Long Term Care Task Force and served on the Transportation Committe­e (MPO).

Peter served as president of Colorado Counties Incorporated and as chair of various committees and task forces for the National Association of Counties. Peter helped found the Metro Mayors Caucus and since 1993 has provided strategic policy advice and facilitation services to Caucus members. Peter was the recipient of a Gates Foundation Fellowship for the State and Local Government Executive Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Peter was selected as the 1987 Colorado County Commissioner of the Year, received the 1984 Common Cause Good Citizenship Award, the 1992 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Counties in 1992 and the Distinguished Service Award from DRCOG in 1993. He is the 1997 recipient of DRCOG's John V. Christiensen Memorial Award for extraordinary contributions to regionalism. Beginning in late summer 2003, Peter served under contract for the U.S Agency for International Development in Baghdad, Iraq as a principal advisor to new local governments throughout Baghdad Province.­