Barb Nelson

Barb Nelson is an architect, community mural artist, and Project Manager of Campus Planning and Facilities at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a leading member of Troy Alley Action, and has extensive collaborations with Media Alliance, School 1, and the Troy City Schools. Nelson is the newly appointed Head of the City of Troy Planning Commission. She has served as a liason to the city, and lead mural workshops with neighborhood children and community members for the Sanctuary for Independent Media.