Active and Engaged

APA Texas Chapter


Friday, November 4, 2016
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. CDT

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 At the same time that urban planners, cities and design professionals have become increasingly interested in multi-modal transportation options, public health professionals are joining the range of voices speaking up for policy, program and design solutions to encourage healthy living within our communities. This panel will review steps that the City of Houston's Health Department has taken in planning for active communities through its Active Living Plan, the Healthy Living Matters collaborative, Sunday Streets ....


Karen Walz, FAICP

Confirmed Speaker

Karen Walz FAICP is the Principal of Strategic Community Solutions LLC, a professional consulting firm that helps clients build successful and sustainable communities. Karen has over 40 years of experience in strategic planning, public engagement, comprehensive planning and plan implementation. Her work experience includes East and West coast communities, as ... Read More

John Lettelleir, FAICP

Confirmed Speaker

JOHN D. LETTELLEIR, FAICP John is the Director of Development Services for the City of Frisco, Texas and is responsible for that City’s comprehensive planning, zoning and development, building inspections, health and food safety, and code enforcement. John has over 30 years of municipal experience. John has been the ... Read More

Alexis Jackson, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Senior planning professional with a demonstrated track record, capable of combining critical thinking, with a strong work ethic and effective communication skills. I have over 15 years of experience in urban planning and urban design. Professional areas of expertise include; comprehensive planning, real property master planning, land use and zoning ... Read More

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