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Sentinel Interviews: Kirk Girard

In the first episode of Sentinel Interviews filmed in-studio, host Charles Douglas sits down with Kirk Girard, Community Development Services Director for the County of Humboldt, to discuss the controversial role he plays in regulating development in the area. Girard digs into the tug-of-war between conservationists and business interests in the General Plan Update process, and also gets into his record in private industry and what motivates him to pursue an agenda of simultaneously stimulating economic development while protecting natural resources.

Filmed at the studio of the Access Humboldt Community Media Center in Eureka, CA on November 2, 2011.

Produced by Charles Douglas in association with the Humboldt Sentinel.

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Technical Director: David Giarrizzo
Sound Engineer: Michael the K
Floor Director: Mike Harris

Music by Greg Allen.

Produced at Access Humboldt utilizing community media.

http://www.accesshumboldt.net/

All rights reserved, HumboldtSentinel.com. License available under Creative Commons 3.0 for non-profit educational purposes.

One Response to “Sentinel Interviews: Kirk Girard”

  1. Cherri Woolbert says:

    Great interview of a really nice guy. My husband (before his death) worked under Kirk Girard at City Garbage after several GM’s with questionable integrity. He held Kirk in high regard for his honesty and superior management skills. Humboldt County is fortunate to have such a high caliber department head with such wide experience in dealing with disparate agendas of various special interest groups.

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