Rockland hires community development director

By Stephen Betts | Oct 12, 2017
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Rockland — A Bangor-area woman with extensive experience in housing and planning will begin work later this month as Rockland's community development director.

Julie Hashem's hiring was announced Wednesday night, Oct. 11, by City Manager Tom Luttrell at the City Council meeting. Hashem will begin her job Oct. 30.

She will succeed Audra Caler-Bell, who left in June to be Camden's town manager.

Hashem currently serves as external affairs and power sector consultant for energy company Emera Maine. She has held that job since July 2012. She worked at the Maine State Housing Authority from 2004 until 2012 and from 2000 through 2004 had worked for the Maine State Planning Office.

Earlier employers included Maine Power and PG & E Energy.

She earned a degree in civil engineering and urban planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a master's of business administration in business and public policy at University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Comments (1)
Posted by: Prock Marine Company | Oct 12, 2017 18:27

From Cindy Brooks Prock:  Congratulations, Julie!  Good luck in your new job!

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