David Nadeau of Windham Awarded 2020 MAP Citizen Planner of the Year

The 2020 MAP Citizen Planner of the Year is awarded to David Nadeau of Windham, Maine. 

This award is given for citizen time and dedication that increased understanding of planning principles, planning process, and organization’s goals and that promoted the cause and advanced the merits of planning.  David’s work exemplifies these practices. To name a few, David served on the:

  • Town Council (current member, past Chair, Council’s Finance sub-committee) 
  • Planning Board (past Chair) 
  • Comprehensive Plan Committee (2000-2003, 2014-2016) 
  • Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee (2003-2004) 
  • Land Use Ordinance Committee
  • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Private Roads Committee
  • Wastewater Advisory Committee
  • Retail Adult Use and Medical Marijuana Task Force

He received widespread praise for his dedication to local planning over many years and in many capacities. He championed commercial design standards, diversification of municipal revenue sources and mentoring staff and volunteers.