Bob Flint, Executive Director of Springfield Regional Development Corporation in Springfield, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Northeastern Economic Development Association, at the Board's meeting in Saratoga Springs recently.
Flint has served as the Executive Director of SRDC since 2005. During that time, he has been involved in several projects including the successful sale and redevelopment of the North Springfield Fellows Gear Shaper facility.
He sits on several statewide committees, including the Planning Coordination Group for Growth Centers, the Aviation Advisory Council and the Brownfields Advisory Committee.
Prior to SRDC, Flint was the Executive Vice-President of the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce for seven years.
During his time at the Chamber, Bob was elected to three terms as the President of the Vermont Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.
He also worked in broadcasting for 20 years, including 14 years as the Operations Manager and Program Director of WCFR Radio. He continues to serve on the boards of a variety of local and regional organizations.
The Northeastern Economic Developers Association consists of over 500 professional economic developers, appointed and volunteer economic development practice, in the eleven Northeastern States and the District of Columbia. NEDA provides professional development education; publishes information about best professional practices; and supports the pursuit of individual economic development education throughout the Northeast.