Brendan Goodrich is a Master’s student in Community and Regional Planning at the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated from Cornell University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Brendan’s diverse experiences in traffic engineering, psychology and case management, hospitality, ecotourism, and conservation GIS research in Mexico led him to pursue a graduate degree in Community and Regional Planning. As a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) for Administration, Brendan was integral to the development and implementation of the budget and bookkeeping processes for the CM2 project.
As the first administrative GRA on the CM2 project, Brendan established the core processes for CM2 budgeting, including developing all budget templates and drafting Program Progress Performance Reports (PPPR) for Year 1. Following extensive quality control and review of Year 1 and Year 2 budgets, he is the most qualified and knowledgeable GRA on this project.