Georgia Planners4Health

APA Georgia Chapter


Wednesday, September 27, 2017
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. CDT

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Planners4Health is an APA initiative to increase local capacity for creating stronger, healthier communities. Greater coordination between planners and public health professionals can address two determinants of chronic disease – lack of physical activity and lack of access to healthy food.


Corey Hull, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Since 2008, Mr. Hull has been employed by the Southern Georgia Regional Commission, a regional planning organization. Mr.Hull’s responsibilities include oversight of Metropolitan and Rural Transportation Planning activities, Transit Operations and Environmental Planning programs for the Regional Commission. Mr. Hull and his staff operate an 18­county regional ... Read More

Katie Perumbetti

Confirmed Speaker

Katie Perumbeti serves as the Lifelong Communities Active Living Coordinator at the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) within the Aging & Independence Services Group. Katie works with communities across the region through ARC’s Lifelong Communities Initiative, which promotes diverse housing and transportation options, opportunities for healthy living, and convenient access to ... Read More

Whitney Shephard

Confirmed Speaker

Whitney Shephard, PE, LEED AP, is a Principal Engineer/Planner. She manages diverse projects for local and regional governments, with a focus on health impacts, multimodal transportation, and advanced geographic information systems applications. She cofounded Transport Studio in 2013. For the last several years, Whitney has been an active volunteer ... Read More

Ariel Godwin, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Ariel Godwin, AICP is a Senior Planner with the Southern Georgia Regional Commission. Serving an 18-county region of southern Georgia, he helps local communities with land use planning, zoning, hazard mitigation planning, transportation (especially bike and pedestrian) planning, and many other planning needs. Before coming to Georgia, he was a ... Read More

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