Gov. Parris N. Glendening is President of Smart Growth America’s Leadership Institute and the Governor’s Institute on Community Design. He was the Governor of Maryland from 1995-2003 and instituted the first state-level smart growth policy package. His work has played a massive role in the growth of the concept across the country. He continues to look for ways to engage smart growth more fully and figure out what the future of communities should look like. He has so much wisdom to share and we are thrilled to be able to showcase a bit of it here!