For Immediate Release
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (June 12, 2013) – Raphael Bostic, until recently an assistant secretary at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Obama administration, and Anthony Coyne, a land use attorney with extensive experience in planning in the City of Cleveland, were named as members of the Board of Directors for the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
“These extraordinarily accomplished men bring experience and wisdom in planning, housing, and land use, adding to the diversity of perspectives on the Lincoln Institute board,” said Kathryn J. Lincoln, chair and chief investment officer for the Lincoln Institute.
Raphael Bostic is the Judith and John Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise, and director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise. For three years, he was the Obama Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. In that Senate-confirmed principal position, he advised HUD’s secretary on policy and research, to promote informed decisions on HUD policies, programs, and budget and legislative proposals. He earned his PHD in economics from Stanford University and his BA from Harvard University.
Anthony Coyne is president of Mansour, Gavin, Gerlack & Manos Co. LPA specializing in municipal planning and zoning law; corporate, business, real estate, and commercial litigation; and land use law including eminent domain. An expert on urban affairs, he has been on the Cleveland Planning Commission for more than twenty years and has served as its chairman for the last 13 years. He is also chairman of the Group Plan Commission, serves on the board of directors for the Ohio Canal Corridor, and as law director to the City of University Heights. A member of the Urban Land Institute, he has authored several papers, served on the transition team of Cleveland Mayor Michael R. White, and worked with Judge Alice M. Batchelder of the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio. He earned a B.A. from John Carroll University, an M.S. from Cleveland State University, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and a J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University.
The other members of the Lincoln Institute board include former Interior secretary and Arizona governor Bruce Babbitt; Roy Bahl, Regents Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Georgia State University; Carolina Barco, former ambassador of Colombia to the United States; Thomas M. Becker, president of The Chautauqua Institution; Henry A. Coleman, professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University; Alberto Harth, president of Civitas in San Salvador, El Salvador; Gregory K. Ingram, president, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; Bruce Lincoln of Phoenix, Arizona; David C. Lincoln, president of VIKA Corp. and chairman of the Lincoln Laser Company; John G. Lincoln III, senior engineer at CH2M-Hill in Boise, Idaho; Johannes F. Linn, a resident senior scholar at the Emerging Markets Forum in Washington, D.C.; Thomas Nechyba, professor of economics and public policy studies, Duke University; Kenneth T.W. Pang, adjunct professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Jill Schurtz, former chief executive officer of Robeco-Sage; Andrea Taylor, director of community affairs, North America, Microsoft Corporation; Douglas P. Wheeler, partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP in Washington, D.C.; and Carol Whiteside, president emeritus of the Great Valley Center in Modesto, California.
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is a leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high-quality education and research, the Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.
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