The mission of Growth Action Network of Anne Arundel County is to involve citizens in planning and advocacy so that county growth will enhance the quality of life now and in the future.
Growth Action Network of Anne Arundel County is a coalition of community and civic associations, environmental groups, green businesses, and individuals involved in advocacy and citizen education with the goal of assuring that growth and development in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, is well planned and sustainable, fiscally sound, will not harm current neighborhoods or the environment, and will enhance the quality of life for current residents.
GAN provides information and a networking forum for our members and others in the County who support aligning growth with adequate public facilities, protection of natural resources and enhancement of our quality of life.
GAN has about 55 individual members and 30 member organizations. Our member organizations have a total membership exceeding 20,000 Anne Arundel County citizens.
Our operations are managed by an Executive Director, Ann Fligsten and a Board of Directors who together have decades of experience in interaction with the Anne Arundel County government.