APA Ethics Cases of the Year

APA Virginia Chapter


Wednesday, July 25, 2018
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. EDT

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You'll learn about:

  • A range of ethical scenarios, useful for both public and private planners, based on the most challenging ones received by the AICP Ethics Committee during the previous year

  • The ethical obligations of the "Code of Ethics," as well as the "Ethical Principles" for non-professional planners, including elected and appointed officials and board members.

  • The types of ethical issues most commonly faced by planners and public officials.

  • To provide an opportunity for audience members to respond to specific questions raised by these common ethical scenarios.

A presentation of the 2018-19 "Ethics Cases of the Year" by the Chapter's Professional Development Officer. This year's Case of the Year includes real-life case studies, drawn from those reviewed by the committee during the previous year. Following a brief introduction, the panelists will review several distinctive ethical scenarios, posing questions for the audience to answer, and discussing the issues that are raised.


  1. To fulfill the biennial requirements for a professional (AICP) planner's required ethics training.
  2. To provide a basic review of the "Code of Ethics" and the "Ethical Principles" for Appointed and Elected Officials


Andrew Hopewell, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Andrew is the Assistant Chief of Planning with Fauquier County. He focuses on long range and comprehensive planning including: capital, fiscal and economic impact analyses; demographic studies; as well as community visioning and plan development. Previously he had a similar focus while working in Spotsylvania County. He holds a Bachelor ... Read More

Glenn Larson, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Glenn Larson, AICP, is the current President of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He is a charter member of AICP, and served as AICP Commissioner from Region II from 2012 until 2015. He is the past co-chair of the AICP Exam Committee. Prior to his service on the AICP ... Read More

Milton Herd, FAICP

Confirmed Speaker

Milton Herd, FAICP, is President of Herd Planning & Design, Ltd., a planning consulting firm based in Leesburg, Virginia, which he founded in 1991. He has over 30 years of award-winning experience as a community planning consultant and facilitator, specializing in collaborative planning processes for comprehensive plans, area plans, strategic plans ... Read More

Contact Info

Andrew Hopewell, andrew.hopewell@fauquiercounty.gov