Engaging Comprehensive Plans: Tools for Developing Successful Planning Projects

APA Virginia Chapter


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

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Every community needs a comprehensive plan that effectively guides public investment and land development decisions. Planners struggle with factual, and sometimes boring, plans that can sit on the shelf. Learn new techniques and approaches that will help you develop an engaging comprehensive plan that involves the community, provides vision for the future and is used by both governmental officials and citizens to guide successful decisions and achieve results.


Christopher Chittum, AICP

Confirmed Speaker


Evelyn Slone, FAICP

Confirmed Speaker

Evie Slone is the Director of Community Planning with Hill Studio in Roanoke, Virginia. She has been a practicing planner for over thirty-five years and has experience as a consultant and as a municipal planning director. She specializes in working with small and rural growing communities in downtown revitalization, neighborhood ... Read More

Christopher Garcia, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Ricky Barker, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Ricky Barker is the Director of the Department of Planning and Zoning for Loudoun County, Virginia. He has a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and has nearly 30 years of diverse planning experience in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia. Ricky has made presentations at ... Read More

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Eldon James, ejames7@me.com