Lynne Pike DiSanto, AICP has worked with the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) Policy Development and Planning Department since 2009. At CRCOG, Ms. Pike DiSanto manages the updates of the Capitol Region Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan and administers the MetroHartford Brownfields Program, which is funded through grants from the U.S. EPA and CT DECD. She also assists with regional reviews of municipal zoning, subdivision, and plan of development referrals. Lynne also provides support to municipalities regarding demographic information, grant applications and other requests for data and planning assistance. She represents CRCOG on the Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development Council. She also assists on a variety of other projects including updates of the regional plan of conservation and development and certification application reviews for Sustainable CT.
Before joining CRCOG, Lynne was a municipal planner for the Town of Manchester, Connecticut where she managed the development administration process. At Manchester Lynne was also involved in plan of development updates, affordable housing initiatives, CDBG administration, downtown revitalization, economic development, and various special projects. Previously Lynne was an environmental planner for the Narragansett Bay Commission in Rhode Island where she established a capital improvement program, managed public participation programs, and was responsible for various environmental report filings.
Lynne holds a BS in Biology with a concentration in environmental science from the SUNY College at Geneseo, as well as a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning and a graduate certificate in Facilities Planning and Management from the Ohio State University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and the American Planning Association.