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Oliver tapped to lead Idaho Smart Growth

Scot Oliver, a civic planning veteran in the Treasure Valley, will take over as executive director of the nonprofit.

He worked several years as special projects manager at Capital City Development Corp., Boise’s urban renewal agency. While he was with the agency, he worked on sustainable development policy, neighborhood design, environmental awareness, arts and cultural investments and other projects, according to an Idaho Smart Growth news release.

Before coming to Boise, Oliver worked at universities and nonprofits inIdaho, southern Appalachia and elsewhere. He has served on the boards of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Idaho chapter and Radio Boise. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Guilford College in North Carolina, a master’s in architecture at the University of Idaho. He is a LEED Accredited Professional.

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