The Position
The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the Planning Commission and is responsible for the overall management of the organization including its staff, work programs, activities, contracts and finances. This portfolio includes planning and regulatory functions, staff direction and oversight, budgeting and financial management as well as external relations and communications with public entities, the media, public and private sector leaders as well as the public at large.

The Executive Director performs a key leadership role by striving to coordinate all Commission activities and initiatives and providing professional advice to the Commission members and PVPC member communities in the development, implementation and administration of policies, goals, action strategies, regulations and other applicable statutory requirements that affect the Commission, its member communities and/or the residents of the PVPC planning district at large.
The Executive Director is accountable to the full Commission and its Executive Committee and must perform his/her duties under policies established by the Commission, in conformance with regulatory laws and regulations consistent with the Code of Professional Ethics promulgated by the National Association of Regional Councils which the PVPC has adopted.


Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
60 Congress Street – Floor 1
Springfield, MA 01104
413 • 781• 6045