The Ethics of Office Administration, Part 2
Thursday, February 2, 2017, midnight
Tuesday, December 31, 2019, midnight PST
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The administration of a planning office—whether in the private or public sector—can raise ethical questions. In this two part series, we'll consider your role as a user of scarce planning resources, the ethical challenges you'll face in your role, and guidance from the AICP Code of Ethics. The second course in this series discusses how to identify, evaluate, and resolve difficult scenarios that might arise in a planning office.
Current employment Consultant Last Employment Assistant Director for Land Use, Burbank, CA October, 2012 through December, 2016. Author • Planetizen Blogger on Ethics • “Planning for Social Justice in California: Observations from a Planner,” pp. 31-38, in Carolina Planning Journal, Vol. 38, 2013. • Chapter on Ethics in Planning for the Downtown entitled “Whose In and Whose Out’ in Ethics, Design and Planning of the Built Environment, Urban and Landscape Perspectives, Vol. 12, Springer, 2013. • Everyday Ethics for Practicing Planners, American Planning Association, 2002. (The only book every published by AICP Press.) Ethics Committee Service • AICP Ethics Code Revision Committee, 2002 • Helped author the combined “APA/AICP Statement of Ethical Principles,” 1992. • Helped author the 1990 “APA Statement of Ethical Principles.” * Member of APA/AICP Ethics Committee, 1989 to 1994. * Member of AICP Ethics Committee, 1980-1986. • Chapter Presidents’ Council Representative to Committee which drafted AICP Code of Ethics, 1977-78. APA Service • Regular instructor on ethics for planning student classes, AICP Examination Preparation, and Certification Maintenance Credits • President, California Planning Foundation, 2012 to 2015. • Vice President, Professional Development, APA California Chapter for 2008-2010 • Past President, Texas Chapter • Past President, National Capital Area Chapter • Past Member, APA Board of Directors • Past Secretary/Treasurer of the American Planning Association APA Awards • Fellow, AICP, 1999 inaugural class • Distinguished Service Award • Diana Donald Award Outstanding Site Visitor Award from PAB, 2018