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The City of Essex Junction Welcomes Community Development Director

Posted Friday, January 6, 2023
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The City of Essex Junction is pleased to announce that Christopher Yuen has been hired as the Community Development Director. Yuen is currently a Transportation and Community Planner at Dubois & King, where he works with communities in Vermont to plan and design public spaces and improve safety for all road users. 

Prior to his role with Dubois & King, he was a Senior Associate at Jarrett Walker + Associates, a public transit planning consultancy based in Portland, Oregon, where he worked with cities and transit agencies throughout the United States and Canada on system-wide bus service redesign projects. Yuen has a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and a master’s of urban and regional planning from Toronto Metropolitan University.

“We are very excited to have Christopher join our team,” said Regina Mahony, City Manager. “His experience in transportation planning will be a great asset to Essex Junction and our Community Development department. Christopher’s interest in broadening his career to community planning and his master’s degree in urban and regional planning makes him well suited to lead this department.”   

Yuen will begin work for the City of Essex Junction on February 6, 2023.