Planning for a Resilient Community

APA Kansas Chapter


Thursday, March 28, 2019
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. CDT

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This discussion will offer insight on how planners can be engaged in supporting their community to manage risk and build resilience.  By the end of the end of the session attendees will be able to:  Identify the role of the community planner in making communities more resilient; Understand potential connections between mitigation and the goals of other local plans; and Explain the value of mitigation in improving community resilience.


Laurie Bestgen

Confirmed Speaker

Ms. Laurie Bestgen has extensive experience in hazard mitigation and emergency management. Ms. Bestgen has contributed to the development of more than 25 FEMA-approved Disaster Mitigation Act compliant Hazard Mitigation Plans, including one Standard/Enhanced state plan and three standard state plans. Ms. Bestgen has meeting facilitation experience, including: hazard ... Read More

Michelle Wolfe, AICP

Confirmed Speaker


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