Meet the Ambassadors

APA's Ambassador program consists of a rich network of planners from across the country with unique backgrounds and cultural experiences. Our Ambassador Spotlight takes you inside the minds of planners who use a variety of approaches to achieve the same goal: to bring knowledge of the planning process to residents in their communities.

Thank you to our 2017 APA Ambassadors!

Ambassador Spotlight

Riverside, California

Pecha Kucha Night

Miguel Vazquez, AICP

Denver, Colorado

Box City Denver 2017

Jason Morrison, AICP

Chicago, Illinois

Blocks and Lots

Kimberly C. Porter, AICP

New York, New York

What Is Urban Planning?

Mary Miltimore, AICP

2017 APA Ambassadors


Maria M. Castro, AICP, Yuma


Peter Carter, AICP, Los Angeles
David Castro, Los Angeles
Tamar Fuhrer, AICP, Los Angeles
Ivan Gonzalez, AICP, Los Angeles
Letitia Ivins, Los Angeles
Ryan Mills, Los Angeles
Georgia Sheridan, Los Angeles
Nicole Velasquez, Los Angeles
Keith Woodcock, AICP CEP, Fresno


Jason Morrison, AICP, Denver
Julia Puester, AICP, Breckenridge
Rebecca Smith, Fort Collins


Shawna Kitzman, AICP, Hartford
Rory Fitzgerald, AICP, Hartford
Marcy Miller, AICP, Hartford
Laurel Stegina, AICP, Hartford


Christopher Barry, West Palm Beach
Alissa Torres, AICP, Orlando


Colin Belle, Rockford
Tim Bragg, Rockford
Nathan Bruck, AICP, Loves Park
Gina DelRose, Belvidere
Jon Paul Diipla, AICP, Rockford
Anna Ma, Rockford
Ben Rohr, Rockford
David Sidney, AICP, Rockford
Sydney Turner, Rockford


Emily Bodeker, AICP, Ankeny
Matthew Flynn, AICP, Davenport
Anuprit Minhas, Des Moines
Mindy Moore, AICP, Ankeny
Bethany Wilcoxon, AICP, Des Moines
Jennifer Wiltgen, AICP, West Des Moines


Katie Lamoureux, AICP, Cambridge
Rachel Strauss, AICP, Cambridge

New Mexico

Srijana Basnyat, AICP, CNU-A, Las Cruces

North Carolina

Tim Brock, AICP, Raleigh
Rachel Gaylord-Miles, Raleigh

North Dakota

Jairo Viafara, AICP, Grand Forks

New York

Michael Ahillen, AICP, New York
Daphne Lundi, Brooklyn
Mary Miltimore, AICP, New York
Jessica Ortiz, New York
Kate Selden, Brooklyn


Larry Hopper, AICP, Oklahoma


Diana Wilson, AICP, Conroe


Meagan Booth, Salt Lake City


Stephen Butler, FAICP, Seattle
Darryl Eastin, AICP, Seattle

Previous Ambassadors

Learn about last year's Pilot Program