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Eric Anderson

Executive Director

Maricopa Association of Governments

Eric Anderson is the Executive Director for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the regional planning agency for the region.

One of the major activities of MAG is to oversee the implementation of Proposition 400, the region’s transportation sales tax funding plan. Over his career, Mr. Anderson’s work has focused on regional and urban growth, economic development, finance, and economic impact analysis. Mr. Anderson is currently involved in a number of planning and research efforts related to technology including autonomous and connected vehicles. He is focused on the urban form and social impacts of new technology and the implications for the regional transportation system. Mr. Anderson is member of the Urban Land Institute Arizona Advisory Board, Lambda Alpha International, and the board of directors of the Arizona Transit Association. Mr. Anderson holds a M.S. in Economics from Arizona State University.