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2015 Speaker Series—March 2015

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Authority and Leadership in Planning and Community Development

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m.–12:00 noon

4th Floor Boardroom, County Administration Building (CAB), 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

CM: 1.5 (Approved)

Peter Shapiro, Executive Director, Revenue Authority of Prince George's County

Mr. Shapiro is the executive director of the Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County, Maryland, a quasi-governmental economic development and development finance agency, and manager of County parking operations and enforcement along with other programs. In addition, he is an executive coach and consultant for MBA, EMBA, and senior executive leadership programs at IMD (Switzerland), INSEAD (France), SKOLKOVO (Russia) and CEIBS (China) business schools. Mr. Shapiro’s volunteer leadership roles include:

  • Commissioner, District of Columbia ANC 3/4G.
  • Co-Chair, Urban Land Institute (ULI-DC) Regional Initiatives Council.
  • Co-Founder, Group Relations International.

Past positions include:

  • Two years as elected member of the Brentwood Town Council.
  • Six years as elected member of the Prince George's County Council, including two years as Council Chair.
  • Founder and former director of the Rawlings Center for Public Leadership at the University of Maryland.
Mr. Shapiro is a graduate of the University of Maryland (B.S. African-American Studies, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, Truman Scholar) and earned a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from the International Forum for Social Innovation (Paris, France). He has completed additional graduate work in American Studies and Urban Studies.