Deputy Director, Climate Planning and Community Partnerships
Sarah Curran is Deputy Director, Climate Planning and Community Partnerships, with the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future. In this role, she leads climate policy planning and climate-related programs to support Maine communities. Prior to GOPIF, Sarah most worked for the Maine Development Foundation, where she served as Program Director for Forest Opportunity Roadmap (FOR/Maine), a collaborative effort by industry and community stakeholders to strengthen and grow Maine’s forest products industry and reinvest in rural communities impacted by recent mill closures. Sarah has extensive community and economic development experience working with Maine communities and non-profit organizations. From 2007-2016, Sarah worked as a consultant with Planning Decisions, Inc. a Maine-based research and planning firm. She has a master’s degree in community planning and development from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.