Colin Wellenkamp is the Executive Director of the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative. His extensive career in the legal and policy fields has been focused on advocating and advancing public interests through improving local government functions and the activity of the business world. Mr. Wellenkamp is dedicated to assisting organizations and people transition to a sustainable way of life, believing that sustainability is the future of government oversight and economic development. Colin has a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Saint Louis University, a J.D. from Creighton University School of Law, and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Sustainable Development Law from George Washington University Law School. A native of Missouri, Colin now lives in St. Charles, MO, with his wife and daughters.