Bedrooms to Boardrooms

APA Texas Chapter


Friday, November 4, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. CDT

CM | 1.50

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The session presents the experiences and lessons learned in creating new comprehensive plans for modern suburbs transitioning from traditional bedroom communities to major employment centers. Learn more from the communities of Allen, Frisco, and Plano, all located in one of the fastest growing counties in Texas, as they share their experiences developing new and innovative comprehensive plans that address the challenges and opportunities of urbanization in the suburbs.


M. Lee Battle, AICP

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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

Stephen Sims, AICP

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Stephen. M. Sims earned a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from Texas A&M University. He began his Planning career as a Planning Analyst with the City of Farmers Branch in 1995 and has ... Read More

Christina Day, AICP

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Serving the City of Plano, Texas, since 1998, Christina Day’s planning career began in long range planning then shifted to development review, followed by management of housing, neighborhood, and social service programs. She was promoted to Director of Planning in early 2014. Ms. Day’s work has been largely ... Read More

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