Principal Consultant - Community Engagement
Chris Cannon is the Principal Consultant of Community Engagement for UrbanTrans North America. This position involves leading the firm’s public involvement and community engagement activities for many projects. He is one of only 14 Americans certified as a Public Participation Practitioner through the International Association for Public Involvement. Cannon spent the past 13 years in the public sector managing programs in local, state, and federal communities and economic development. From working in a single community to directing statewide programs across 159 counties, Cannon has experience implementing diverse partner-driven projects that complement and build a comprehensive community.
Cannon is a graduate of Shorter College in Rome, Georgia, with a degree in Media Studies and Art. Outside of work, you’ll find him hiking the backcountry trails across the South or working on clay projects in the pottery studio.