The MRVPD is excited to welcome Sam Robinson to the role of Community Planner.
Sam brings a background in environmental studies with a focus in geology to the Planning District, and is passionate about helping to build a welcoming community that stewards and protects the Mad River Valley’s natural resources and environmental integrity. His professional background includes work for geotechnical engineering firms throughout Western North Carolina, where he developed an interest in hydrology, as well as environmental remediation and land conservation.
Sam is originally from Warren, VT, and is excited to have the opportunity to work in the Mad River Valley, helping to promote and support the values, community, and natural resources of this wonderful state he is grateful to call home. Sam’s immediate responsibilities as Community Planner are administering MRVPD’s data program, supporting the efforts of the MRV Rural Resource Commission, implementing the Boyce Hill Education Project, and providing organizational communication activities.
Sam holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies with a focus in Earth Science from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.