Maine and New Hampshire business leaders, town and city officials, state legislators, and staffers from the U.S. Congressional delegation came together at this gathering to discuss advocacy for rail service through western Maine, New Hampshire, and into Canada. We were hired to plan and facilitate an Open Space-based meeting in which the group determined the most pressing issues, explored them in breakout sessions, and then collaborated as an entire group on next steps. We also prepared summary notes. Leigh Tillman served as lead facilitator.
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