Increasing Resiliency for At-risk Alaskan Villages

Alaska Chapter of APA


Monday, November 14, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 4:08 p.m. AKST

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Planning for the future is challenging when your entire community is being threatened by climate change. Discover how four Alaskan villages are dealing with on-going threats due to climate change to become resilient communities.


Sally Cox

Confirmed Speaker

Sally Russell Cox is a planner with the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Community and Regional Affairs (DCRA) in Anchorage. Alaska. She has worked for DCRA for 13 years, focusing largely on assisting Alaskan communities dealing with the impacts of climate-related natural hazards . Sally manages ... Read More

Laurie Cummings, AICP CTP

Confirmed Speaker

Laurie Cummings, AICP CTP, ENV SP, is a senior planner with HDR in Anchorage, with almost 20 years of experience. She has been employed by HDR since 2003 serving as planner and project manager for planning projects across Alaska. Her focus areas include socio-economic (including environmental justice) analysis, alternatives development ... Read More

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