Dec. 7, 2016 04:36 PM

Nathan Norris, the soon-to-be-former CEO of the Downtown Development Authority, has taken a position with the Congress for the New Urbanism. The CNU made the announcement Wednesday. According to previous reporting here and elsewhere, Norris will remain with DDA until the end of the year, and his new position will allow him and his family to remain in Lafayette.

According to CNU’s website:

The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is an international nonprofit organization working to build vibrant communities where people have diverse choices for how they live, work, and get around. We believe that well-designed cities and neighborhoods are crucial for our health, economy, and environment. We build places people love.

Our 2600 members are diverse global thought-leaders on design, development, policy, implementation, and activism. They work in communities across the world—from major urban centers to historic small towns. From our annual Congress to our strategic policy initiatives, CNU connects and empowers the professionals, leaders, advocates, and citizens building places where people and businesses can thrive and prosper.