Director of the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy
Andrew Clark is the Director of the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) at the University of Connecticut.
As Director, Mr. Clark works to facilitate efficient and effective solutions to critical issues facing Connecticut policymakers. The IMRP brings together a dedicated team of UConn faculty, staff, and students with state and national experts to provide immediate and long-range policy solutions.
Prior to coming to UConn in 2005, Mr. Clark served as clerk of the Connecticut General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee and aide to House Chair William Dyson for 5 years, where he assisted in the development and passage of significant criminal justice system reform legislation. He also served as clerk of the Transportation Committee for one year, and deputy clerk of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee for one session.
Mr. Clark has also worked as carpenter, roofer, landscaper, hauler, irrigationist, substitute teacher, baseball coach and local sportswriter. His first job was as a delivery boy for the Hartford Courant. Having grown up in the East Farms section of Farmington, Mr. Clark has called Hartford his home for the past 20 years.