Community Development Director en New Community Development Director for Carthage <p>Jim Lenz&#39;s&nbsp; guest is Amy Graham,&nbsp; Carthage&#39;s new community development director. They talk about her&nbsp; 30 years experience as an educator and prinipal and how she can draw upon it in her new position.</p><p>Graham caller herself a &quot;people person.&quot;&nbsp; She says those skills learned in dealing with students and parents will serve her well in her new position.&nbsp; She says her role is as a facilitator to bring people together and to help them make connections whether to expand a business or for community betterment.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 13:26:58 +0000 James Lenz 19294 at New Community Development Director for Carthage New Director to Draw on Vast Experience <p>Carthage&#39;s new Community Development Director brings a lifetime of experience to the job.<br /><br />Bob Livingston spent over five decades in the plumbing business in his home state of Pennsylvania. Since moving to Illinois, the 91 year-old has helped bring rural water service to Henderson County. He was a VISTA volunteer with that county&#39;s Economic Development Corporation for three years.<br /><br />He said between his business experience and his work on the water district, he feels well-prepared for the new job.<br /> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:22:15 +0000 James Lenz 9518 at New Director to Draw on Vast Experience