Northeast Chapter

The Northeast Chapter serves Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York. We offer regionally hosted public involvement training, conferences, and learning and networking events for public participation. Engage with our local Northeast Chapter community to share in a mutual exchange of equity-focused best practices in public participation. Please contact to get involved with your local chapter

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Save the Date! IAP2 Northeast Annual Meeting, Thursday, October 28, 2021

Thursday, October 28 from 12 pm – 1 pm EST

Held virtually via Zoom

Join us as we review 2021 and look forward to 2022! There will be opportunities to provide feedback and participate in goal setting for the next year!


Past Events

Watch recordings of our previous events on the IAP2 Northeast YouTube Channel.

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Northeast Chapter Board


Nicole Marron

Senior Public Involvement Specialist,
Burns & McDonnell

VP Operations

Alaa Abusalah

Director of Development & Inspectional Services at Town of Leicester

VP Communications & Events

Nate Lash

Associate, Consensus Building Institute (CBI)


Carolina Prieto

Community Engagement Manager,
Metropolitan Area Planning Council


Chris McDermott

Economic Development Manager,
Montachusett Regional Planning Commission


Jessica Lawless

Public Involvement Specialist and Graphics Team Leader,

Events Co-Chair

Erin Gryniak

Lead Stakeholder Specialist,
National Grid

Events Co-Chair

Meghan Ruble

Head of Client Services,
North America, Bang the Table

Education & Training

Stephen Buckley

Collaboration Consultant


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