Andy Northrop, MA
St. Clair County Extension Office
Tourism, Leadership & Civic Engagement, Community Economic Development
Masters of Arts in Sustainable Development
Andy holds an Extension appointment in Michigan State University Extension's Community, Food, and Environment Institute (CFEI), which focuses on developing strong sustainable community blueprints that strengthen relationships and social capital, foster innovative economic growth, and leverage and sustain our natural resources. He designs, delivers, and evaluates Community Vitality initiatives, which includes Leadership/Civic Engagement, Entrepreneurial Communities, and Sustainable Tourism. Andy's cumulative efforts support the community transformations necessary to retain and attract visitors, residents, investors, and resources. Ultimately, his works focuses on building and sustaining places where people want to live, work, play, learn and return.