Nancy Merrill has been with the City of Claremont since 2004, currently serving as Director of Planning & Economic Development. During Nancy’s tenure the City has focused on reinvestment and adaptive reuse as a driver for economic growth. Nancy has written several articles for magazines and publications including “Economic Development Now” and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s “Communities & Banking”. Claremont received the 2010 International Economic Development Council Program Award for Real Estate Development and Reuse. She serves as an at-large Commissioner at the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission and has been a member of the Board of Directors for Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) since 2005.