The state’s involvement with indoor skating arenas can be divided into distinct phases. Each phase offers lessons, not only about the evolution of competitive contracting, but also about the role of the private sector in the provision of public amenities.
About Susan Frenchette
Susan W. Frechette is an environmental consultant and writer. She served as both Chief of Staff and Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Environmental Management from 1991-2002. Following the merger of the DEM and the Metropolitan District Commission, she served as Acting Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Conservation and Recreation from 2002-2003.