Jean Grigsby

Jean Grigsby
Jean Grigsby - Photo: Norm Rodrigue Photography

Jean Grigsby is a Maine-based marketing and public relations consultant.  For more information about her work, visit


  • Build Roads for Fish: Last Week’s Call on Designing for Vision and Values

    August 8, 2013

    Projects that have the greatest impact are those that reflect your town’s vision and values. On a recent CommunityMatters conference call, Peter Flinker and Dave Hohenschau shared great tips for how to identify community values and work them into a project vision.

  • The Values Behind a Vision

    July 18, 2013

    Discovering values and vision isn’t just about decision-making. Knowing what your community is (and is not) is also critical to economic vibrancy. Join us for a discussion of community vision & values on Thursday, July 25th.

  • Blairsville: Six Years Later

    July 10, 2013

    Have you ever been part of an ambitious planning process or event and later wondered, “What, if anything, came of all that?” For those who participated in Blairsville’s 2006 Your Town Workshop, the news is good. Because the answer to that question is: quite a lot!

  • Citizens' Institute on Rural Design Announces 2013 Awards

    June 12, 2013

    The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design has announced four organizations selected to host design workshops in rural communities in Florida, Kentucky, New York, and Texas.

  • Citizens' Institute on Rural Design to Host Three Capacity-Building Calls This Summer

    June 6, 2013

    The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) will be co-hosting three monthly capacity-building conference calls over the course of the summer. Part of the ongoing CommunityMatters conference call series, these calls are designed to help any community working on a design or planning project get the skills they need to succeed, as well as the inspiration to get started.