Bob van Meter has served as executive director of Boston LISC since March 2008. Previously, he was the executive director of the Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation from 1993 until 2008, and a project manager and real estate director at the Fenway Community Development Corporation before that. He helped to develop the New View co-housing community outside of Boston where he has lived with his family for fourteen years. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago where he studied anthropology.
A partnership between a Boston health clinic and a local grocery shows what economic development can do when it makes community health a priority.… read more »