Team Member Profiles
Rich Roths, AICP, Team Leader
Rich Roths, AICP, is a semi-retired Principal Planner with URS Corporation. He is a nationally recognized expert in floodplain management and mitigation planning. He has provided mitigation assistance to at least 20 States and their communities.
Kimberly Burton, AICP
Kimberly Burton, AICP, is an experienced program and project manager, in addition to a professional engineer and certified planner. She has 14 years of experience working in the public and private sectors. In addition, Ms. Burton teaches energy, sustainability & resiliency planning courses at the Ohio State University. During her career, Ms. Burton has worked on a wide variety of planning, engineering, and environmental projects. Her skillsets include city and multi-modal transportation planning, community & economic development, environmental documents, grants, noise & air quality analyses, safety studies, and public involvement activities.
William Harris, FAICP
Bill Harris, FAICP, presently is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Georgia Regents University. His research interests focus upon inner city economic development and citizen empowerment.
Gail Henrikson, AICP
Gail Henrikson, AICP, earned a Master Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms. Henrikson is currently the Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, a coastal community of 23,000, that is located approximately 20 miles south of Daytona Beach. As Director of Planning and Zoning, Ms. Henrikson was involved in drafting the City's first neighborhood plan and in establishing a Neighborhood Council to assist in creating a citywide vision for future growth. In addition to her work for the City of New Smyrna Beach, Ms. Henrikson is also the incoming Vice-President of the Surfcoast Chapter of the Florida Planning and Zoning Association.
Holding degrees in architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture from University of Southern California (USC), Marc Yeber currently serves as Planning Commissioner for the City of West Hollywood. Previously, Marc served on the Historic Preservation Commission. He is a member of ASLA and AIA as well as APA where he serves on California Chapter of APA Board of Directors as the Commission & Board Representative. In his current practice, CONT-X Studio, Marc is focused on urban design and landscape infrastructure projects. He is also consults for others involved in the entitlement process by identifying key elements of a project and producing presentation materials to effectively communicate the design intent to various stakeholder groups.