After Almost 40 Years, Tim Brennan To Retire As Leader Of Regional Planning Agency

Aug 9, 2019

Tim Brennan joined the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in 1973 straight from graduate school at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He became executive director in 1981. He is retiring in September 2019.
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After almost 40 years as executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Tim Brennan will soon retire.

During his tenure, the regional planning agency has played a key role in scores of public policy issues from transportation to reducing pollution in the Connecticut River to improving public safety in small western Massachusetts towns.

Brennan sat down with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill for an interview.