August 19, 2019 – The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) San Diego-Tijuana District Council has appointed Chris Clark director of the nearly 700-member binational council, which promotes responsible land use and sustainable communities in the Cali Baja mega-region.
Clark, who was most recently an account supervisor for Manolatos Nelson Murphy, an advertising and public relations agency, has spent his career in public affairs, nonprofit association management and economic development.
Previously, he was an account executive Katz & Associates, where he directed public outreach campaigns and developed strategic communications plans for public and private clients. He has also had research and public affairs positions with the San Diego Taxpayers Association, the San Diego Apartment Association and the San Diego North Economic Development Council.
A graduate of the University of California, San Diego with degrees in political science and economics, Clark has also earned certifications from the International Association for Public Participation. He is the president of the North Park Community Association.
Clark will be responsible for maintaining strategic alliances with other professional real estate, planning, and land development-focused organizations in the region; taking a leadership role with respect to education and programming; representing the organization in public forums; and developing communications strategies with members and sponsors on both sides of the border.
ULI is the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world and sets standards of excellence in urban and suburban real estate development, mobility and planning for sustainable and resilient communities. The ULI San Diego-Tijuana District Council facilitates the open exchange of ideas among industry leaders, practitioners and policy makers. The council sponsors frequent educational forums, tours and networking sessions.