About Us

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CIVIC COUNCIL MISSION STATEMENT

The Civic Council’s Mission is to define the region’s future as a leading global location for business and quality of life through our leadership, resources and influence.

CIVIC COUNCIL VISION STATEMENT

The Civic Council envisions a regional community characterized by business and civic leadership that is undaunted by local and global challenges and that proactively supports innovation and economic competitiveness, a well-educated citizenry, attractive and well-maintained public spaces, cultural and recreational amenities, a healthy environment, universal mobility and connectivity, and effective regional governance and decision making.

CIVIC COUNCIL STATEMENT OF VALUES

The Civic Council was established to provide leadership on issues critical to the community’s long-term success. Although the organization’s structure, priorities and approach to addressing issues may change over time, the following values consistently guide the Civic Council’s decisions and actions:

Collaboration—Improving the community’s quality of life through collaborative problem-solving that recognizes the strength and capacity of other organizations

Leadership—Taking an active role in addressing critical needs and issues when no other organization has the capacity or the will to do so

Focus—Creating an effective civic leadership framework that minimizes inefficiencies and focuses on priorities

Broad Constituency—Demonstrating concern about the issues that affect people and the businesses that drive the economy

Economic Opportunity—Supporting economic opportunity across race, gender, ethnic and geographic boundaries

Humility—Sharing ownership of ideas and credit for accomplishments

Transparency and Accountability—Using knowledge and research-based decisions to reach measurable outcomes