860-724-4232 E-Mail Matt Hart recently began his tenure as the Executive Director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), the largest of Connecticut’s regional planning organizations serving 38 municipalities and a population of 976,248 in the greater Hartford region. The CRCOG region is well-situated between New York City and Boston, and is rich in […]

Matt Hart is the Town Manager of West Hartford, Connecticut, a full-service municipality with a population of 64,083. Matt is an accomplished manager and leader with broad experience in local government. He values open government, innovation, and teamwork, and has a passion for leadership and public service. Throughout his career, Matt has also championed regional […]

860-724-4222 Robyn Nichols Robyn Nichols is excited to join CRCOG as a Principal Program Manager for Municipal Services. Working directly with Pauline Yoder, Robyn will be responsible for a wide breadth of projects including EDMS, permitting, solid waste, Long Term Recovery, ARPA Funding, curbside textile collection and food waste, CCSWA and website/IT programs. As a […]

860-724-4211 Maureen Goulet Maureen Goulet worked at CRCOG from 2002-2019 in various roles from Administrative Assistant to Principal Program Manager handling the Capitol Region Purchasing Council. After getting her MPA from UCONN, she left to work as the Purchasing Director for the Town of Manchester but came back for the opportunity to work as a […]

860-724-4283 Laura Quintiliani Laura joined CRCOG in November 2020 as the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director as well as other staff as necessary. She has an Associate’s Degree in Business Office Technology from Manchester Community College and brings with her a diverse background with both corporate and nonprofit experience. Originally from Manchester, Laura recently […]

860-724-4218 Aaliyah Miller Aaliyah Miller brings more than 15 years’ experience as a communications professional to our organization. Her work experiences span corporate, nonprofit, and energy industries. She’s excited to bring her skills and expertise to CRCOG. Before joining CRCOG she worked at PwC. Outside of work she is the mom of twins, a pet parent, […]

Christopher Henchey 860-724-4219 Christopher Henchey is a Planner focusing on Community Development with CRCOG. He received a Master of City & Regional Planning degree with a Transportation Studies certificate from Rutgers University in Spring of 2020. Prior to his graduate program, he worked as a GIS Techician for the Miami County Engineer’s Office in Troy, […]

860-724-4267 Ryan Faulkner Ryan is a Transportation Planner whose been with CRCOG since 2021. He received his B.A. from the University of Connecticut in Economics and his M.S. in Geography from Central Connecticut State University. Ryan focused on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) while at Central also receiving a certificate in GIS. Ryan assists the planning […]

860-724-4435 E-Mail Caitlin Palmer has a Master of Science in Urban Planning from Columbia University and has eight years of experience as an Urban Planner. She worked for the City of Hartford for six years, most recently as the Chief of Zoning Administration, before joining the Capitol Region Council of Governments in 2018 as a […]