Matt Panfil

Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG)
Title: Planning Director
Phone: (708) 227-2754
Mat Panfill


 Lead GPCOG’s team of planners and data professionals in providing a range of project management and land use planning services in support of local governments and regional partners throughout southern Maine.

Professional Experience:

  • Four years working as the Director of Planning and Development in Brunswick, ME 
  • Nine years working in the Chicago metropolitan area as a planner.
  • Three years working as a planner in Vail, CO.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign 
  • Master of Urban Planning and Policy from University of Illinois: Chicago


  • American Institute of Certified Planners – Certified Urban Designer (AICP CUD)
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction (AICP AP BD+C)

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