Election to Fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners bestows upon a member.
Fellow of AICP
Fellows of AICP are honored in recognition of the achievements of the planner as an individual, elevating the Fellow before the public and the profession as a model planner who has made significant contributions to planning and society. Fellowship is granted to planners who have been members of AICP and have achieved excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, public and community service, and leadership. Those chosen become members of the College of Fellows.
The College of Fellows is concerned with mentoring and future advancement of the profession of planning. As outstanding professionals in the field of planning, Fellows of AICP will address student organizations, state APA conferences, and professional development programs.
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|2014 AICP College of Fellows|
The following 40 distinguished AICP members who have made lasting contributions to the practice and profession of planning were inducted into the AICP College of Fellows at the 2014 National Planning Conference.
2014 Induction Ceremony Address
S. Gail Goldberg, FAICP, was selected to deliver the address to the AICP College of Fellows Class of 2014.
"Basically, in the four decades of our careers," she told the gathering, "we have elevated the planning agenda from planning cul-de-sacs to saving the planet and reversing the health crisis in America."
Norman A. Abbott, FAICP
Norman Abbott's greatest accomplishments include his VISION 2040 work at the Puget Sound Regional Council, which produced a regional agreement on a numeric growth strategy that used a regional vision to allocate growth as the sub-regional level. He was also instrumental in Portland's Central City Plan that called for the Pearl District and expansion of the street car — both of which have been implemented. Abbott's dissertation research at the University of Washington focused on establishing the relative effectiveness of planning tools. He has served as APA chapter president, vice president, and member of the board in Indiana, and member of the Professional Development Committee of the Oregon Chapter. He has won two national planning awards. Inducted 2010.
John J. Accordino, FAICP
During 27 years as a professor of planning at Virginia Commonwealth University, John Accordino (PhD, AICP) has improved the practice of planning through innovative teaching and mentorship of students, focusing on community-based learning, innovations in the planning curriculum, leadership in the planning profession, planning leadership in the community, the region, and the university. His scholarship has broken new ground on important planning issues and has empowered communities through direct policy applications. Students, alumni, planning practitioners and fellow professors alike admire his passion and commitment to revitalizing mature communities and neighborhoods through thoughtful planning. Inducted 2014.
Charles Allen is recognized for his exemplary service to the APA and the planning profession. Charles was responsible for chairing the joint AIP/ASPO Minority Affairs Committee and is credited for his contributions to social justice. He advocates the implementation of plans by citizens to give them confidence in planning and strengthening their belief in the value of their participation. Inducted 2004.
David J. Allor has served as a scholar or professor at eight different institutions; author of 'The Planning Commissioners Guide' and 23 articles and reviews; presented more than 41 papers at conferences; conducted countless planning commission training sessions; served as president of the Ohio Planning Conference, and was the 1998 recipient of the APA Distinguished Service Award. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Karen Alschuler is committed to creative, collaborative planning. A deft navigator of the implementation process, she has championed projects from San Francisco's Mission Bay to Boston's Central Artery. She created the 'Planning Game' to enfranchise diverse stakeholders. Karen's accomplishments have shaped and enriched cities nationwide, and inspired a generation of planning leaders. Inducted 2004.
Gary Anderson, FAICP
Creating and developing a new profit center for federal planning within an existing, general purpose A/E consulting firm, Gary Anderson built a team that became one of the premier providers of defense‐related planning services in the United States. The group made use of some of the first relational database mapping applications for defense clients, and won national recognition through APA Federal Planning Division awards for projects including a comprehensive plan for Otis Air National Guard Base. Anderson also is prominent in education related to planning and real estate, lecturing and developing curricula at universities in the United States and abroad. Inducted 2012.
William Anderson, FAICP
San Diego, California
William (Bill) Anderson, San Diego, California, integrates development economics and planning, having worked in 20 states and eight countries as a partner with Economics Research Associates (now AECOM). Bill focuses on inner cities, community planning, and regional planning. Bill headed up San Diego's oldest planning advocacy group and chaired San Diego's Planning Commission, helping formulate the 'City of Villages' strategy. Bill has been Director of the City Planning & Community Investment Department for the City of San Diego since 2006, overseeing planning, economic development, urban form, and facilities financing. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Planning Association. Inducted 2006.
John E. Andersen's focus on the big picture has resulted in the creation of many visionary yet implementable strategies that have been grounded in firm public support. His pioneering work in the areas of visioning and public involvement has served as a model for effective citizen participation programs for many communities. Inducted 2001.
Dick Anderson is a nationally recognized urban planner and association executive. As president of the New York Building Congress since 1994, he has overseen the reemergence of the 78-year-old public policy coalition which represents the design, construction, and real estate industry of New York City. Mr. Anderson previously served as executive director of Dallas Plan and as president of the Regional Plan Association, the nation's oldest metropolitan planning organization. In 1980, he was the first elected president of the newly formed American Planning Association. Inducted 2000.
Robert Ansley, Jr. has dedicated his career to the service of the underrepresented and underserved citizens of Florida. With vision and determination, he has been a planner, local housing administrator, and nonprofit affordable housing developer, resulting in thousands of affordable housing units and safe, supportive communities of opportunity. Inducted 2008.
George Atta, FAICP
George Atta has over 29 years of professional experience as an urban and regional planner. His expertise spans historical/cultural landscapes, resource management, wetlands delineation, environmental inspections, and disaster planning and mitigation. Atta is a principal and chief community planner with Group 70 International. He is known in Hawaii for his professional practice, leadership in new fields, and for his community work. Japanese is Atta's second language. He is familiar with the Okinawan and Hawaiian languages and culture. This gives him a multicultural perspective. His passion for art and science drives him to seek integration of technical knowledge and beauty. Inducted 2012.
Alden F. Aust was instrumental in elevating professional planning in Omaha, through service as its planning director for 25 years. His visionary initiatives secured the city's long-term financial future, created the framework for the rebirth of Downtown, and pioneered growth management. His legacy remains strong through the work of young planners whom he nurtured. Inducted 2008. (Deceased)
Uri Avin's achievements in growth management and the land use/transportation connection are remarkable for their creativity and rigor. His collaboration with academics synthesizes the best of research and practice. On both his government and consultant work, Uri has 'pushed the envelope' for more than 26 years. Inducted 1999.
Ed Bacon's genius was in convincing Philadelphia a future vision. He fundamentally influenced how our profession views American cities. Bacon brilliantly adapted Penn's plan to the late 20th century, leaving it for others to reimage it for the 21st century. Today, he continues to work to enhance the city's urban form, creating connections for future entertainment and visual delights. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Ann Cooke Bagley, FAICP
Useful comprehensive plans with appropriate land uses, new parks, better developed subdivisions, and trained planning commissioners are positive results of Ann Cooke Bagley's work in small-to-medium size cities in Texas and neighboring states. Wherever she works, Ann brings a sense of connection and devotion along with a common sense approach to realizing the community's potential. In all of her projects, she works to instill in the citizens a sense of community commitment by increasing their understanding of the purpose and processes of planning. Ann empowers citizens and planning officials on the basis that educated decision makers will make the best decisions. Inducted 2010.
Robert Baldwin led Multnomah County to the first countywide comprehensive plan in Oregon. Multnomah was the first urban county complying with Oregon's unique statewide planning requirements. He coordinated staffs in Portland's outstanding downtown plan. He was Oregon APA professional development chair, legislative policy member, and wrote the continuing education program. Inducted 2000.
Tridib Banerjee holds a James Irvine Chair of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Southern California where he teaches planning, urban design, and international development. Banerjee played a major role in developing USC's innovative degree programs in urban design, architecture and planning, and landscape architecture. He has been actively involved with various APA programs and chapter activities and in 1990 received APA's prestigious Paul Davidoff award. Inducted 2002.
Robert L. Barber, Sr., FAICP
Throughout his planning career, Robert Barber has been motivated by his love of small-town southern communities. He has devoted his planning practice to elevating community action into transforming small towns throughout Mississippi. Bob successfully combines preservation, placemaking, advocacy for disadvantaged neighborhoods, and sustainable practices into making 'great communities happen.' His most lasting planning legacy is seen in Hernando, Mississippi, where his extraordinary planning commitment rehabilitated 80 percent of the town's historic core, eliminated all vacant substandard housing, and instilled award-winning design — this in addition to his exceptional level of mentoring and volunteerism to the American Planning Association and APA's Mississippi Chapter. Inducted 2010.
Mitzi Barker, FAICP
Mitzi C. Barker has devoted her career to expanding housing choices and conditions, particularly in low-income communities from southern Mississippi to Alaska's North Slope. She brokered an unprecedented partnership among state, federal, tribal, private, and nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate every home on remote Little Diomede Island, Alaska. In conjunction with the Denali Commission, Mitzi developed an innovative, culturally appropriate template to assist rural Alaska Native villages with achieving self-determination through community planning. She was also instrumental in developing APA's policy guides on Housing and Homelessness. Inducted 2004.
Jonathan Barnett is one of the pioneers of the modern practice of urban design beginning with his work as Director of the New York City Planning Commission's Urban Design Groups in the 1960s. Founder and Director of the Master of Urban Planning in Urban Design program at the City College of New York, he educated a generation of urban designers, while advising cities and towns across the U.S. and publishing significant books and articles about urban design. He is now a Professor of Practice in City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. Inducted 2002.
Carol Barrett. Integrity and dedication are the two words that best describe Carol Barrett. Wherever she has lived, Carol has worked tirelessly to better her profession and her community. Carol's leadership and dedication to such important issues as diversity and ethics make her one of our profession's best. Inducted 1999.
Ernest R. Bartley: Pioneer in post-WWII planning in Florida, witness to Florida planning history and participant in much of it; for over 50 years a teacher, successful combiner of academe with professional practice, research, and public service. His career is an example for those who follow after. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Christopher Basham, FAICP
Mount Pleasant, Texas
Chris Basham is an uncommonly energetic and creative leader in the planning world. His ability to engender an excitement for and value of planning has transformed federal planning clients, products, and processes over the last three decades. He constantly challenges communities to think, to plan for great, forward-thinking things to happen, and to put the framework in place to make it happen. His planning mantra is "Vision, Value, and Voodoo"; and he consistently espouses the almost magical capability of planning to stir men's souls in communities around the world. Chris has set benchmarks in federal planning and for planning fires in community bellies. Inducted 2012.
Peter Batchelor's 31-year career has created an enduring legacy of teaching and scholarship, most notable through the North Carolina Urban Design Assistance Program and his courses, Anatomy of the City and The Urban House. His accomplishments include 34 honors and awards, 51 refereed articles, and two books on urban design. Inducted 2000.
Leonard James Bauer, FAICP
For twenty-five years, Leonard Bauer's leadership at local, regional and state levels of government has influenced the practice of growth management planning in Washington and Oregon. He is widely recognized as a leading expert on planning under Washington's Growth Management Act. Leonard's creative problem-solving breaks down perceived barriers and achieves outcomes that meet multiple objectives. In the context of state-adopted growth management systems that create a framework for required local planning, Leonard shows local governments with limited resources how to work together to accommodate growth and enhance their communities. Inducted 2014.
Barbara Becker built two accredited planning programs, saving one from elimination. She has been a member of the Board of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Chapter President and Regional Director of chapters of the American Planning Association, and now serves on Planning Accreditation Board site teams. As a teacher and a mentor Barbara has earned devotion from her students. Inducted 2006.
Ralph Becker embodies the best of the planning profession. He is an esteemed professional, leading citizen, and sought-after educator. Ralph has received the highest planning awards in the region. As a politician, Ralph continually advocates for sound planning practices. His students are motivated to think big and look long. Ralph makes an enormous difference. Inducted 2003.
Robert W. Becker. No single individual has given more to advance the planning profession in Louisiana than Bob Becker. As a city planning director, planning professor, consultant, and nonprofit manager, Bob has repeatedly demonstrated his planning skills and dedication to the planning profession on a local, state, and national level. Inducted 1999.
As a sole practitioner, Tom Beckwith has developed innovative strategies on high-visibility projects incorporating a significant degree of public participation and support. Tom is a charismatic consultant with a getting-to-yes style. His widely emulated innovations include integrated growth management strategies, project-specific plans and environmental assessments, and creative performance-based public facility design/delivery approaches. Inducted 2006.
Katherine Ford Beebe is a strategic planner with a deep belief that rebuilding our urban centers requires the partnership of civic leaders, property owners, and investors. While working in some of the most challenging communities of Detroit, she coordinates diverse collaborative teams, translates visions into plans, and then works toward implementation. Inducted 2004.
Owen M. Beitsch, FAICP
Although planning remains among the most eclectic of professions, economics is often overlooked as one of the foundations critical to the implementation of any planned concept. In a career spanning some two decades, Owen Beitsch has utilized economics to help planners achieve their visions, testing the links among land use, finance, and the broader marketplace. Through his specialization and analytical skills, Owen has demonstrated innovations in planning thought and planning methods, advanced the importance of planning as a profession, and exhibited commitment to a stable community, strong civic institutions, and the quality of the built environment. Inducted 2010.
James R. Bell's outstanding professional achievements in planning have set a standard of excellence wherever he has worked. His belief in the abilities of all, regardless of their gender or race origin, and his quiet dedication as a role model and mentor, have helped many younger planners to achieve the same standard. Inducted 2001.
Ralph C. Bender in his more than 50 years as a planning professional has distinguished himself in multiple roles: Urban Planner, Architect, Consultant to both the public and private sector, Designer, City Planning Director, Planning Commissioner, Educator, Author, and Lecturer. As President of a nationally recognized and honored urban planning and architectural firm, his career has not only embraced the physical, but the socio-economic ramifications of his chosen professions. Inducted 2008. (Deceased)
During her 30 years of planning service, Teree Bergman has been a citizen trainer, mentor, planning advocate, teacher, and policy maker, to name a few. She has demonstrated leadership in all these roles, and she has effectively promoted planning and the planning profession in her job as a volunteer. Inducted 2001.
Paul A. Bergmann: In the best professional tradition, Paul has dedicated his career to making a difference at the local level and in people's lives. To paraphrase the Athenian Oath, he strives in all ways to transmit his community greater and more beautiful than it was transmitted before. Along the way, he has advised/counseled/mentored many planners, contributing to the next generation of planners, their agencies, and chapter leadership. Inducted 2001.
Rick Bernhardt, FAICP
Rick Bernhardt has been an agent of change, bringing innovation, inclusiveness, and a strong sense of social justice to his work. He has focused on creating sustainable communities, neighborhoods, and places through the use of traditional planning and design principles. He pioneered the introduction of Form-Based planning and coding into the everyday public planning process. These techniques have been used to develop successful and implemented community-wide, neighborhood, and project specific plans and implementation techniques. As a public sector planner, he is recognized for his leadership, vision, expertise, and tireless work improving local communities' approach to planning. Inducted 1999.
Brian J.L. Berry has made fundamental contributions to urban and regional development theory, policies and practice. He is an influential political economist and planner. Brian's many contributions have been labeled pioneering and innovative, have been widely emulated, and have become required reading for generations of students. Inducted 2006.
Jim Bertram's visionary guidance has been instrumental to Lubbock, Texas's success as a well-planned, clean and efficient city. Some of his most notable projects in the city of Lubbock include: the 1975 Comprehensive Land Use Plan and cutting edge Sign Ordinance, Yellowhouse Canyon Lakes, Depot District, and Broadway Streetscape. In honor of Bertram's retirement in March of 2001, the Lubbock City Council renamed the Canyon Lakes the Jim Bertram Lake System. Inducted 2002.
Dale F. Bertsch developed the first regional Fair-Share housing program in America, taking a major role in expanding the responsibilities of the planner to include social equity, and brought his expertise in planning practice and resolution of conflict through collaboration and negotiation to bear on the education of planners and administrators. Inducted 2001.
Dave Bess has just retired after 32 years of service at Cal Poly Pomona where his record of superior performance helped bring this unique planning education program to a high level of achievement. His work emphasizes distinguished classroom teaching, effective mentoring, and substantial service to the profession and his community. Inducted 2000.
Richard G. Bickel, FAICP
Richard Bickel's long and diverse career includes leadership positions in community, county, and regional planning in the Philadelphia region, including planning agencies and a transit authority. His accomplishments range from local and regional plans to preparation of implementation tools, research reports, and outreach activities. One of his most notable accomplishments was serving as the principal drafter of Pennsylvania's 2004 Transit Revitalization Investment District (TRID) Act to encourage transit-oriented development plans and projects. He has also maintained a continuous record of involvement and leadership in planning-related professional associations in Pennsylvania and, nationally, achieving recognition by both peers and organizations. Inducted 2010.
With more than 35 years of extensive, hands-on experience and leadership in California, Gary Binger has successfully managed local and regional planning agencies. Gary's influence in the Bay Area is related to land use, growth management, the provision of needed housing, and integrating local, regional, and state policies and programs, culminating in the California Smart Growth Initiative. Inducted 2006.
Charles J. Billand, FAICP
Silver Spring, Maryland
Charles ('Chuck') Billand has developed housing finance programs, practiced participatory neighborhood planning, led community redevelopment initiatives, and mentored municipalities in many parts of the world over his 45-year career — from Helwan, Egypt, to New Delhi, India, to a number of American cities. His projects have successfully revitalized neighborhoods and upgraded slums, and his stakeholder-driven planning has helped transform the planning and international development professions in other countries. Mr. Billand's professional practice has been special in the way that it has bridged domestic and international contexts, transferring innovative tools and experience while benefitting disadvantaged communities at home and abroad. Inducted 2010.
Graham S. Billingsley, FAICP
Providing a strong and decisive leadership in the face of difficult challenges has been the hallmark of Graham Billingsley's career. The groundbreaking plans he led and implemented had meaningful impact on quality of life in communities he served, particularly for residents of Boulder County, Colorado, and Dallas, Texas. His vision and commitment to continuing professional development for certified planners leaves a legacy for the entire planning profession. Often working on controversial matters, Graham's ability to understand and break down complex issues, build consensus among differing interests, and stay true to the ultimate objective has benefited communities and planners across the country. Inducted 2010.
Eugenie L. Birch, FAICP
New York, New York
Eugenie Ladner Birch, educator of international repute, has demonstrated extraordinary leadership as chair of two distinguished planning departments one at Hunter College, the other at the University of Pennsylvania, president of ACSP, SACRPH and IPHS, editor of JAPA, chair of PAB, member of the NYC Planning Commission, and teacher and mentor to more than 500 students in the past quarter century. She has been a pioneer in promoting research on the history of city and regional planning, especially the linkages between planning ideas and their application in practice. She holds a PhD in Urban Planning from Columbia University. Inducted 2000.
Daniel Bird has consistently been the passionate planning pioneer. Distinguished for many planning 'firsts,' he was the first recipient of AICP's Outstanding Professional Development Officer award, implemented Ohio's first performance-based zoning ordinance, instituted Ohio's first permanent Hearing Examiner position, and is helping to lead the way to convert a nuclear weapons complex into a major research and development facility. Inducted 2002.
Merle Bishop's 28 years of vision and progressive planning solutions, from the first comprehensive plan to traditional neighborhood design, have crated a legacy of quality planning for Florida's fourth largest county. Merle's challenges include protecting a vast state watershed, controlling huge phosphate mines, and creating sustainable communities for growth. Inducted 2003.
Alan Black has been active in transportation planning since 1960 as a public planner, consultant, and teacher. Many planners have studied his 1968 'Green Book' chapter on the comprehensive plan in preparing for the AICP examination. His research has produced numerous journal articles and a textbook on urban mass transit. Inducted 2001.
Pat Blackshear, FAICP
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Pat Blackshear has brought about real change in state and intrastate planning for more than three decades. She has been a leader for statewide natural disaster planning and a strong advocate for intergovernmental coordination. She led the way for the protection of 100,000 acres of floodplain along the Choctawhatchee, Apalachicola, and Escambia rivers in Northwest Florida. In 1980s she led and successfully coordinated discussions between cities and counties along the Apalachicola/Chattahoochee/Flint River and Bay System of Florida, Alabama, and Georgia to develop a coordinated drought management strategy. Her legacy provides for clean drinking water and helps save lives and property. Inducted 2012.
Lachlan Ferguson Blair brings to the Urbana campus an exemplar of 'Been there — done that' based on decades of practice at every governmental level, and in diverse specialties. He knows that historic preservation and comprehensive planning are two sides of the same coin: you can't have one without the other! Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Whit Blanton, FAICP
Whit Blanton's 23 years of experience is a record of consistent accomplishments in leading a variety of catalytic planning projects throughout Florida and the Southeast, such as Plan East Gainesville, which spurred policy reforms and new investment in lower-income minority neighborhoods. The 2011 recipient of the AICP President's Award for Exemplary Practice, Whit pioneered new methods now applied throughout Florida to combat sprawl and reinvest in downtowns and declining commercial corridors, building support for multimodal projects and critical transit investments. His leadership was crucial to APA's adopting a new Transportation Policy Guide and AICP's Advanced Specialty Certification in Transportation Planning. Inducted 2012.
John Blayney has spent 33 years of his planning career as co-owner of San Francisco consulting firms specializing in serving public agencies. During this time, he served as a primary author, designer, and presenter of 30 general plans, mainly for California cities. Now retired, he is active in efforts to preserve agricultural land and prevent Silicon Valley style overgrowth in Sonoma County. Inducted 2008.
Roger Blevins's pioneering work in military installation and civilian plan development, sustainability, planning assistance teams, technology integration and the application of uniform planning tools set the standard for military planning worldwide. His superb leadership within the Air Force, APA, and its Federal Planning Division has empowered and inspired federal planners. Inducted 2006.
Through his planning expertise, commitment to creating good public policy, sensitivity to political realities, consensus-building style, and integrity, Michael Blue has brought positive change to the many communities he has served. As a mentor of students and advocate for fellow planners, he works tirelessly to advance the planning profession. Inducted 2008.
Richard S. Bolan, FAICP
Richard S. Bolan exemplifies the characteristics of committed and engaged teacher and mentor to planning students and a broader community of decision makers in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Eastern Europe. At the same time, in his more than half-century career, he has made ongoing and meaningful contributions to planning research and theory with a particular focus on the evolving role of the planner. He also draws on a broad base of innovative planning practice experience with the Boston Redevelopment Authority and other planning organizations. Further, he has shown a sustained commitment to APA, AICP, and the broader scholarly and practitioner communities. Inducted 2010.
Over his career, Claude E. (or Gene) Boles has established himself as an articulate planning professional with creative practical solutions to planning problems, and a leader in building the planning capacity of Florida communities. His service is the very essence of the planning profession's commitment to making our nation's communities better places to live. Inducted 2008.
David Booher has established a record of accomplishments in planning policy and institution building. He was integral in negotiating of many planning policies in California. He led reinvigorations of the California Chapter, as well as the emergence of the Center for Collaborative Policy as a national leader in collaboration. Inducted 2003.
Fred Bosselman's research on the constitutional limits of land use control and the states' emergence into the land use arena has defined the legal landscape for planning in the U.S. As a drafter of the American Law Institute's Model Land Development Code, Bosselman influenced the direction of state planning statues. Some of his most collaborative distinguishing work includes: consulting with the National Commission on Urban Problems, representing the Florida Audubon Society in bringing litigation to protect endangered species on North Key Largo, and helping the state of California in the development of Natural Community Conservation Plans for Orange and San Diego counties. Inducted 2002. (Deceased)
Bill Bowdy, the 'Father of KAPA,' served as Kentucky's first chapter president and PDO, AICP President, APA Board Member, Vice Chair of the PAB, and has been active in numerous professional and community-service capacities. Bill wishes to recognize and thank his wife Barbara, whose consistent comment has been: 'Now what have you agreed to do?' Inducted 1999.
Mary Anne Bowie, a visionary and champion of sustainability exemplifies thinking globally and acting locally with a new model of development that is green and sustainable. She has established standards in eminent domain and contracting for planning services. Her leadership empowers consultant planners to better serve public and private clients. Inducted 2006.
David Boyd, FAICP
David Boyd's contributions to the planning profession includes furthering the art and practice of citizen engagement and community collaboration through process design and implementation. His contributions to the field of public involvement helped to usher in a new era of community-based transportation planning since the Intermodal Surface Transportation Act of 1991. His work has also extended to the development of regional scale collaborations that integrate the public, private, and civic sectors into effective systems of shared governance. Active at many levels of APA and AICP, he has helped to strengthen the planning profession. Inducted 2006.
Melville C. Branch, distinguished professor of planning, University of Southern California. Instrumental in establishing: Bureau of Urban Research (Princeton); graduate program of education and research in planning (Chicago); school of policy, planning, and development (USC). LA City Planning Commissioner. Corporate Planning, TRW. APA Leadership (1986), ACSP planning educator (1992), national awards, first PhD planning (Harvard). Author: 21 books, 75 papers. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Anna M. Breinich, FAICP
Anna Breinich is a career long, exemplary volunteer and an award winning community planner. Her planning projects have resulted in communities of lasting value and have received recognition from the Governor of Pennsylvania, local planning commissions and the Small Town and Rural Planning Division of APA. Through her sustained and meaningful volunteer activities, Anna Breinich has made a significant contribution to the planning profession. Anna is a tireless advocate for ethical planning and the advancement of the planning profession. Her dedication to the profession is meshed with her passion for collaborative problem solving. Inducted 2014.
Dean Brennan, FAICP
Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Dean Brennan's achievements include innovative contributions to planning such as development of the Phoenix Urban Village Model, crafting the Downtown Phoenix Urban Form Plan, and playing a key role in the preservation of large tracts of Sonoran Desert as permanent open space. He initiated the Phoenix Safe Communities Program, and co-authored 'SafeScape: Making Communities Safer Through Planning and Design.' Through his focus on creating safer communities, he has positively impacted new development as well as helped to make existing neighborhoods safer. Inducted 2008.
John Bridges provides inspirational leadership and service to the planning profession, APA and the communities he serves. For more than 20 years, he has strongly advocated the benefits of planning, shared his optimism with others, and provided unwavering determination to improve our communities through professional practice and teaching. Bridges has also served as Chair of the APA Chapter Presidents Council and as President and Vice President for the California APA Chapter. Inducted 2002.
Jane Brooks, FAICP
New Orleans, Louisiana
Jane S. Brooks has excelled at teaching and mentoring graduate planning students at the University of New Orleans since 1976. She has inspired students through summer trips to meet with planners who shape urban environments. Her capstone studio class has produced numerous neighborhood plans providing 'real world' planning experience for students. Through her example students have become active in APA and begun career-long community service and commitment to the profession. As department chair, she led the UNO faculty and contributed to post–Hurricane Katrina planning efforts. Inducted 1999.
'Were it not for Mike Brooks ... we would not have a nationally recognized process for accrediting schools.' Brooks's APA and ACSP leadership has been devoted to bridging the gap between educators and practitioners. He excels at making theory come alive through his publications and teaching, challenging us to be more visionary. Inducted 2004.
David Brower is a pioneer in the fields of growth management, coastal zone management, mitigation of national hazards, sustainable development. His mitigation plan for Nags Head, North Carolina, won a national award, and his work with the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management was recognized with the 2001 AICP/ACSP Collaborative Project Symposium Award. Brower was also instrumental in forming APA's Planning and Law Division. Inducted 2002.
Communities across the Midwest and in North Carolina look and function better because Lee Brown gave them both the plans and the tools to become their best. He has served as an accomplished translator between theory and practice, professionals and volunteers, and between traditional principles and contemporary tools. Inducted 2006.
Horace Brown, FAICP
Horace Brown's legacy to Connecticut and the Northeast includes aiding many municipalities in creating planning and zoning commissions; creating Connecticut planning regions; serving as the first director of the Office of State Planning (including physical resources, human services, and economic planning); developing the first Connecticut Plan of Conservation and Development; and chairing the Tri-State Regional Planning Commission (Greater NYC).
He participated in drafting the widely used Connecticut Historic District Enabling Act; had a major role in administering 701 Urban Planning Assistance Program; and successfully nominated it as a National Planning Landmark. He received the APA Connecticut Chapter's 2008 Distinguished Service Award. Inducted 2008.
Nancy Benziger Brown, FAICP
Nancy Brown has worked at the local, state, national, and international level in economic development and small town planning, showing a true passion for the profession. Her commitment to APA/AICP is extraordinary and she has consistently shown outstanding leadership qualities. In her career, she has a record of innovative community and resource planning as evidenced by her diverse accomplishments in professional practice, education, and public service. After receiving her PhD in Leadership Studies, she successfully applied her planning skills and perspective to workforce development, and has become a recognized expert in rural workforce development. Inducted 2000.
Pamela Judith Brown, AICP
Pamela J. Brown constantly endeavors to infuse citizens and students with the know-how to make good communities happen. Her leadership of the Special Commission on Growth & Change spearheaded a "Growing Smart" campaign that continues 25 years later. Professionally, she's served as an active board member of the Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors and is involved in drafting zoning and permitting projects that make communities proud. She educates planning students, board members and local staff in land use planning and law. A community activist, she motivates residents to participate in Town meeting and stimulates Cub Scouts' interest in planning. Inducted 2014.
Robert N. Brown, FAICP
For the 38 years of his city planning career, Robert N. Brown has consistently focused on improving the built environment and the quality of life in urban communities. Bob has worked as City Planning Director in Cleveland, Ohio for the past nine years. His notable accomplishments in 28 years with the city include preparation and implementation of the Civic Vision 2000 Citywide Plan, establishment of a system of design review for Cleveland's neighborhoods, and leadership in "reimagining a more sustainable Cleveland" though pioneering work in land use planning that pairs intensive urban development with urban agriculture and green space expansion. Inducted 2014.
Martin Bruno's career in the planning profession spans more than 30 years. He was Houma, Louisiana's first planning director, and is now the Director of Planning for Slidell, Louisiana. LaAPA, the State of Louisiana, HUD, and many others have honored him for his distinguished public service in planning and community development. Inducted 1999.
Raymond J. Burby's contributions to the fields of planning include co-editorship of the Journal of the American Planning Association, extensive research and significant publications dealing with urban growth impacts and state and local development management systems, and his service to a number of governmental, professional, and nonprofit organizations. Inducted 1999.
Amanda M. Burden has spearheaded the largest comprehensive planning effort in New York City since 1961. Her commitment to quality design and community engagement will have an enduring legacy in the sustained vitality of New York City's public spaces and quality of life for its residents. Inducted 2008.
Bob Burke has uniquely contributed to planning in an extraordinary way. He is one of Washington State's great classic planners, with a commitment to the profession that spans nearly three decades. His participation encompasses a variety of roles: award-winning practitioner, planning commissioner, tireless volunteer at both state and national levels, and educator. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Roberta F. Burroughs, FAICP
As a public servant and later as a consultant, Roberta Burroughs has used her planning skills and her passion for community building to influence the course of planning in Houston. She has introduced planning innovations, nurtured community-based organizations, directed community planning projects, taught graduate planning courses, mentored new planners, and championed planning in countless forums. She has been active in other communities as well — a California project to which she substantially contributed has received two national awards. Roberta's advocacy helped the Texas Southern University Urban Planning program achieve provisional accreditation; she is presently raising funds for this program. Inducted 2010.
Steve Butler has made exceptional contributions through award-winning and innovative plans and implementation programs. He has served as President for statewide planning organizations in Washington and Maine, and has been a strong advocate for the profession through work with the public and legislators, and his support for planning education. Inducted 2008.
David L. Callies is recognized throughout the country and world as a distinguished leader in the field of land use planning law. Callies has written all or parts of zoning ordinances and annexation and development agreements. His comparative analyses of U.S. and foreign regimes have helped to strengthen the bridge between the professions of law and planning. Callies has received several awards distinguishing his teaching, some of which include: his law school's best professor award (twice) and the Hawaii Chapter of APA's Distinguished Leadership Award. Inducted 2002.
Brian Campbell's career has been remarkable for the consistent innovation, acceptance and implementation of planning ideas that have changed the way the Portland region views industrial, aviation, and waterfront planning issues. He possesses skill at forging agreement among competing interests. Inducted 2006.
Paulette 'Polly' Carolin has been a champion for the homeless, the poor, and refugees throughout her 20 years of APA leadership. She is most proud of creating partnerships that have resulted in more than 300 refugees from Bosnia, Vietnam, and Iraq finding good homes and jobs with living wages. Inducted 2001.
Eugene E. Carr has shown exceptional public/community service and leadership, creating over 90 planning studies as a consultant, training more than 1,400 citizen planners, and serving as a professor of urban planning for 18 years. Carr was instrumental in creating the first chapter of APA in Utah and has received the state's highest planning award. Gene authored Planning and Zoning Administration in Utah, the definitive guide to planning in Utah. He volunteered his leadership to rewrite the Planning Enabling Statues in 1991 and continues to provide his expertise on every planning issue in the state of Utah. Inducted 2002.
James Carrillo, FAICP
San Marcos, Texas
James E. Carrillo has led a movement to transform the way park and trail master planning is conducted in Texas and neighboring states, creating plans that reflect and promote the unique characteristics of that community. He has championed the role of green infrastructure in making cities more livable, and his work has influenced the lives of millions in Texas and along the U.S.–Mexico border. He creates ambitious plans that will make cities much better places. His work has been widely emulated and has challenged and inspired many to more deeply value the parks and open spaces of their communities. Inducted 2012.
Donald K. Carter, FAICP
Don Carter is deeply committed to contextual design and people participation in the revitalization of neighborhoods and cities. He is Director of the Remaking Cities Institute at Carnegie Mellon University where he also teaches in the Master of Urban Design program. Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Don was President of Urban Design Associates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where for over 36 years he led many of the firm's most complex projects, drawing upon his broad international experience as an architect, urban designer, and developer. Inducted 2006.
Sam Casella has made a major contribution to the practice of planning, particularly in the area of urban revitalization. As APA president he displayed dedication to social equity and advancement of planning ethics. He has served his community, and now at Florida State University, he is passing on his professional expertise on to a future generation. Sam Casella epitomizes the practitioner who aspires to serve the public interest in every arena. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Dr. Anthony J. Catanese, FAICP
Anthony James Catanese's energetic leadership of Florida Atlantic University has made it a highly visible model of effective planning. He has used his planning background to take the university to heights undreamt of before his arrival and to make the public institution an engine of development in southeast Florida. Additionally, he has applied his planning and development energies at the Florida Institute of Technology. Inducted 2001.
Robert A. Catlin has spent 40 years as a practicing planner, teacher/mentor, and researcher. He has combined theory and practice, mentoring dozens of students who have gone on to become AICP members, planning directors, and private consultants. He has won recognition for his comprehensive plans, administrative skills, and published literature. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Philip B. Caton has been a leader in shaping and implementing New Jersey's constitutional affordable housing obligations and a pioneer in Transfer of Development Rights and progressive planning techniques. A consummate professional, Caton has excelled as a state policy maker, municipal planner, publisher, Court-appointed planning master and urban designer. Inducted 2008.
F. Stuart Chapin, Jr. Through his teaching, mentoring, writing, and service activities, F. Stuart Chapin, Jr., raised the standards of technical competence and professional responsibility during a critical period of the development of the planning profession. His devotion to highest principles of professional practice, the clarity of his intellect, and his personal integrity have inspired a whole generation of planners. His contributions to the planning profession will long endure. Inducted 1999.
George Bernard Chapman has exemplified the role of the planner as advocate and mentor. One of Chapman's greatest contributions has been to the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, where for the past 20 years he has shepherded the city through one of its most dramatic growth periods. He has also made several contributions to the profession of planning including serving as an AICP Commissioner, an APA Board member, and Chapter President for two different chapters of APA. Inducted 2002.
M. Perry Chapman, FAICP
Perry Chapman's nearly five-decade planning portfolio includes 85 college campuses, two localities hosting Olympic Games, and numerous other client entities throughout America. His driving mission in those engagements is to create enduring human settings in balance with the indigenous values of their localities. He has contributed original ideas on planning, environment, and design to the public domain by extensive writing, speaking, and research. His work on sustainability, regional development, and education planning has been recognized in several prestigious awards. His 2006 book about American campuses advocated an ethic of place appropriate for all built environments in the 21st century. Inducted 2010. (Deceased)
Jay Chatterjee has been an outstanding professional planner offering his knowledge and skills primarily in the academic community over a 30-year period at architecture- and planning-related events throughout the world. Before his prestigious academic career began, he was employed in both the fields of planning and architecture. He has worked as a professional planner at the community, regional, and national levels and in campus planning capacities in various cities in India, England, and the United States. Inducted 1999.
Willard Chow, FAICP
Sierra City, California
Willard Tim Chow created cutting edge growth management, redevelopment, and revitalization plans and instituted innovative planning practices. A collaborative leader, he engaged stakeholders early in the planning process, which helped to expedite the adoption and implementation of these plans and practices. By managing growth, revitalizing communities and promoting environmental stewardship, he has enhanced the practice of planning and quality of life in the County of Santa Clara, the City of West Sacramento and County of Nevada in California, City of Las Vegas in Nevada, and in the City and County of Honolulu in Hawaii. Inducted 2012.
Hyung C. Chung's exacting and rigorous reports and research in the fields of growth control, fiscal impacts, and demographic projections for municipalities and school systems have provided exemplary foundations for sound planning decisions. His pioneering planning and research methodologies, developed over a 35-year career, represent a significant contribution to the planning profession. Inducted 2000.
Philip H. Clark, FAICP
Building on a foundation of local and regional planning in the public and private sectors, Phil became the recognized leader world-wide for designing, developing and teaching all aspects of comprehensive planning, including CADD/GIS applications to the U.S. Air Force. As such he also was the primary advocate for career advancement for more than 100 USAF Community Planners worldwide. A member of the Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning Advisory Council for 10 years, along with holding several APA offices, showed recognition of his leadership. His additional experience in environmental restoration ensures an enduring planning legacy. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Arnold Cogan, FAICP
Community service is a recurring theme and motivating force in Arnold Cogan's long and distinguished professional career. From his early leadership as Oregon's first State Planning coordinator and later, as the first director of the highly respected and award-winning land use program, the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, Arnold continues to make lasting contributions to his city and state, and the professional planning field. A founding principal in his consulting firm, he specializes in assisting state and local officials throughout the Pacific Northwest to formulate and mediate matters of public policy. Inducted 1999.
William J. Cohen, FAICP
During a 42-year career, William J. Cohen made a difference by advancing the practice of planning throughout the State of Delaware. He secured the implementation of far-reaching and creative zoning provisions in Newark; championed the preservation of the nationally recognized white Clay Creek; and facilitated the establishment of a Delaware–Maryland citizen advocacy group to preserve the Nanticoke River. He played a pivotal role in the creation of the Delaware Institute for Planning and Design. He had the principal planning role in shaping the revitalization of Wilmington's urban waterfront, the largest single planning and development project in the state's history. Inducted 2010.
Fred Collignon has trained many, and often led as Chair the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. He led his national firm, Berkeley Planning Associates, for 24 years. His research and practice helped integrate citizens with disabilities into fuller lives in our communities. Inducted 2001.
Brad Collins, FAICP
Port Angeles, Washington
Brad Collins has strongly advocated emerging planning concepts and empowered new constituencies for planning that have significantly changed our professional practice over the last 30 years. His innovative approaches and leadership on environmental policy, affordable housing, growth management, and sustainable development have made strides toward livable communities. Brad helped found one of the longest-standing community design centers in the country; the first housing assistance programs for King County, Washington; University of Washington Urban Design & Planning Professionals Council; and National and Washington State APA Legislative Committees; and helped to develop and pass the landmark Washington State Growth Management Act. Inducted 2003.
Short in stature, tall in heart, Arlan Colton's quiet leadership, sense of purpose, and his trademark self-deprecating humor have influenced planning policy statewide and served APA admirably at all levels throughout his career. He played a key role in Arizona's first comprehensive changes in a generation to local planning enabling acts. Inducted 2004.
Patricia Comarell, FAICP
Salt Lake City, Utah
With a lifelong commitment to engaging the public, long-range planning, and improving planning administration in Utah, Pat Comarell has provided the needed leadership to ensure that visionary change can happen at the local level. The communities where she worked continue to use much of the original process that she developed. As a past chapter president and PDO, her efforts to turn around the Utah Chapter have resulted in vastly improved programs, newsletters, conferences, and statewide respect. She is an award-winning role model for young planners and a beacon for more experienced planners, and she demonstrates an extraordinary devotion to the profession. Inducted 2010.
Charles M. Compton, FAICP
Lexington, South Carolina
For more than three decades, Charlie Compton has exemplified dedicated and professional leadership in the planning field at the community, state, and national levels. He is a true visionary who confronts challenges with creativity and innovation — whether for local regulatory solutions, educating citizen planners, developing smart growth strategies, or creating a new APA division. His enthusiastic contribution of time and energy yields a legacy of civic involvement and public service well beyond the profession. A dedicated planning ambassador and advocate, Charlie tirelessly advances the understanding and practice of sound planning among practitioners, allied professions, government officials, and the public. Inducted 2010.
Tom Cooke's career is distinguished by his comprehensive and integrative approach to planning. Many of his contributions to the profession include: pioneering transit- and pedestrian-oriented development, the integration of urban design with land use and transportation plans, and the use of a technically rigorous planning process that truly involves and informs the community. Inducted 2003.
Connie B Cooper, FAICP
Connie B. Cooper has dedicated her planning career to making a difference. She is a strong believer in the value of organizational volunteerism and professional planning excellence. Coming from one of APA's smallest chapters (Alabama), in 1991, she became only the second woman elected APA National President. Through her pivotal leadership, the Chapter Grants Program was created and planning commissioners gained a seat on APA's Board. Professionally, she has had an exemplary career as a planning director and planning consultant. In 2004, APA recognized Connie's planning excellence by awarding her APA's Distinguished Service Award. Not bad for a Southern belle! Inducted 2000.
Gary M. Cooper, FAICP
For 50 years, Gary Cooper has been a leader in urban planning. His career includes the creation of state and regional planning agencies in Alabama and in North and South Carolina. Gary crafted Alabama's first industrial heritage plan, one of the state's first greenway plans, and reshaped development after Hurricane Frederic's devastation of the Gulf Coast. Across the South and for 40 years within Jeffersonville, Indiana, Gary's distinguished consulting career has made an impact. But Gary Cooper's most lasting legacy is his mentorship of planning and design professionals wherever he has practiced. Inducted 2010.
Garry Cooper epitomizes what a planner should be. Through his work as a scholar, researcher, and award-winning planer, Garry has helped to create better communities. Through his inspired teaching, caring mentorship, and engaging academic leadership, he has made an indelible marking in shaping undergraduate education and preparing future leaders in planning. Inducted 2008.
In 30 years of professional practice, Gary Cornell has made outstanding contributions to transportation planning, land use planning and environmental policy. As Planning Director in a fast-growing community in America, as Planner in Residence at Florida State University, and as a consultant, he has introduced innovations and institutional changes in the practice of planning. Inducted 2008.
Robert Cornish: With 36 years in planning, Bob is grateful that circumstances led him first to planning in a community that was very supportive of comprehensive planning (Mill Valley). Combining a career founded in municipal and regional planning practice and rounded out by the challenges of teaching, has resulted in an attractive and challenging planning career in California, Sweden, Texas, and Iran. Inducted 1999.
Fernando Costa's 30-year public service career includes 20 years as planning director in Atlanta and Fort Worth. Respected for his integrity, intelligence and insight, Fernando serves as a trusted advisor and leader at all planning levels. From local policy formulation, to regional visioning, to national peer consultation, he is an exceptional planner. Inducted 2008.
Elaine Costello's innovative planning for Mountain View, California, has won many awards and served as an example for other communities. Committed to improving planning practice, Elaine has trained and mentored many California planners. Especially noteworthy is her work promoting the leadership role of planners by helping planners learn how to raise and make progress on difficult issues facing their communities. Inducted 2006.
Robert Cotter, FAICP
Jersey City, New Jersey
Robert Cotter has dedicated most of his career to his beloved Jersey City. As planning director for more than 25 years, he has made a difference in this postindustrial city. The abandoned rail yards along the Hudson River have been transformed into the 12th largest downtown in the country and the economic engine of northern New Jersey. Bob has also brought positive change to this gritty city's core, as witnessed by the 84 adopted redevelopment plans which cover 49 percent of the city. His work with the city's MLK Drive Redevelopment Plan Steering Committee was awarded a National Planning Award in 1995. Inducted 2012.
In local government and the nonprofit sector, Linda Cox has long been an advocate for the community's voice in planning and a bridge-builder between community and public agencies. Innovator and adept manager, she has worked to focus public attention on issues that affect the vitality of urban communities. Inducted 2000.
Glenn Coyne, FAICP
Glenn Coyne is an action-oriented, professional, and enthusiastic planner. This passion and energy is demonstrated as he pursues a balance between the rigorous, technical aspects of planning with the importance of employing common-sense clarity and everyday applicability to the public. Through his professional career, including his work as AICP Director in Washington D.C., and extensive volunteer leadership in Georgia, Glenn has served as a tireless advocate for advancing the planning profession, promoting the code of ethics, leading professional development sessions, mentoring young planners, and providing training to elected officials and planning commissioners. Inducted 2012.
Paul C. Crawford had over 29 years of experience an urban planner, manager, and educator. His consulting work throughout California, and 10 years as county planning director, had been dedicated to achieving livable, pedestrian-oriented, distinct communities; environmental and economic sustainability; and social equity in the process and results of planning. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Betty Croly: With dual professional and volunteer careers, Betty Croly, while on the AICP Commission and APA Board, initiated the AICP Historic Landmark Pioneer Program in 1985. She was appointed California Chapter Board Historian in 1988, collecting $10,000 and seeing 2,000 planning publications valued at $20,000 installed at the California State University, Northridge, Archive. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
John Crowley traveled an extraordinary professional journey of diverse education and practice. Always at the leading edge and in senior leadership roles, he stretched the conventional edge of planning past cities and parks to the realms of corporate mixed-use development, transportation agencies, and academic administration in environmental design. Inducted 2003.
Charlie Crumpton, one of the founding fathers of the Florida Chapter, is a leader who throughout his career has fought and won many tough battles in support of planning. His work in 1979 defeating a bill in the Florida legislature that would have only permitted registered architects, engineers, landscape architects, or land surveyors to qualify as planners is an example of this crusade. Inducted 2004.
Samuel J. Cullers has had an outstanding 47-year career after becoming the first African-American to obtain a graduate degree in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work, both internationally and across the country, has demonstrated ability to apply research techniques and management skills to both public and private planning practice. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Bill Curtis believes the planning profession is about public service and fostering change, with the essential commitment that planning be linked to tangible results. For the past 30 years, his energies have focused on advocating for change in Alabama, and for 22 years on achieving improvements in quality of life and economic opportunity for the residents of East Alabama. Inducted 2000.
Patrick J. Cusick, Jr., trail-breaking, action-oriented planner. His many years of practice in the Northeast, the Pittsburgh region, and the Phoenix area included renewal, special area, municipal, regional, and new town plans with emphasis on their implementation. In addition, he was a national leader in both AIP and ASPO, and initiated early steps toward their consolidation. Inducted 2000.
William S. Dahlstrom, FAICP
William S. Dahlstrom is a highly respected and recognized leader in Texas land use law. He successfully combines his planning education and experience with his legal expertise to create innovative, mixed use and sustainable communities. Bill's work on one of Texas's first conservation communities is pioneering, as is his drafting of pivotal regulations and incentive programs for significant development projects. He is a frequent volunteer, contributing often to the APA Texas chapter and other professional organizations as author, lecturer, and trusted advisor to community organizations that have included Habitat for Humanity and Connemara Land Conservancy. Inducted 2014.
Greg Dale, who is nationally recognized for his planning commissioner training programs, has been the ambassador of planning for the layperson. Conducting more than 100 training sessions, writing, and managing planning projects throughout the country, he is a leader in promoting ethical issues and behavior by professional and citizen planners. Inducted 2004.
Linda Dalton, FAICP
Linda C. Dalton coordinates university strategic planning as vice president for planning, enrollment management, and student affairs at California State University East Bay. Dalton is able to encourage collaboration and achieve consensus among group representatives from different backgrounds and competing interests. These skills contributed to her effective leadership of the Seattle Planning Commission, national Planning Accreditation Board, California Planning Foundation, and California Planning Roundtable. The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and the California chapter of the American Planning Association have honored Dalton for distinguished leadership. She has also received awards for teaching, publications, and campus planning. Inducted 2012.
Wayne Daltry's contributions to hurricane preparedness, everglades restoration, and harbor protection have positively impacted local and national programs. He founded the Florida Chapter's annual Old China Hands Reception, which is dedicated to the new planners, our departed friends, and us. Wayne believes that a love of home is necessary to make the commitment to manage toward the future, not just today. Inducted 2004.
A talented urban designer, Bob Dannenbrink, Jr. has made major contributions toward shaping the built form of California's planned developments, most memorably in Irvine and Los Angeles. Bob's visions of sustainable communities and livable neighborhoods, and his ability to convey these possibilities in award-winning designs, continue to enrich the lives of many California residents. Inducted 2008.
In her 35 years of professional planning experience, Linda Davis has demonstrated versatility and a high level of skill and integrity in her positions at the state, regional, and local government levels; in the consulting profession; and in her activities with the Oregon Chapter of APA. Inducted 2001.
Dennis E. Daye's contributions to the planning profession leave a legacy that stands as a comprehensive enrichment to the human environment. His career has enhanced the stature of the profession of planning in every aspect, from public regional plans to major private developments, and as mentor to young planners, architects, and engineers. Daye was also instrumental in fostering the growth of southeast AIP chapter to a point where separate state chapters were justified and was one of the founding members of the South Carolina Chapter. Inducted 2002.
Lillian Frost Dean has made notable contributions to planning and environmental management in Michigan. She facilitates interjurisdictional coordination and meaningful action with practical administrative tools, teamwork, and effective public involvement. Areas of significant achievement include groundwater protection strategies, stormwater management, farmland preservation, recycling, composting, and environmental landscape demonstration projects. Inducted 2001.
John DeGrove is the 'father' and 'guru' of growth management in Florida. The state's planning and growth management mandates are the result of his knowledge, efforts, and championing. He enthusiastically shares his expertise with students, university colleagues, and elected officials alike, mentoring new growth management disciples to follow his lead. Inducted 2006. (Deceased)
Innovative, visionary, and professional excellence highlights the planning career of F. John Devaney. He was a pioneer in the integration of the concept of comprehensive planning studies as well as in the transportation planning process in the metropolitan planning studies as well as in the private sector in preparing areawide retail location plans. He was also a pioneer in the analysis of census data as they relate to housing in America. Inducted 2001.
Tom Dinell is responsible for establishing, developing, and nurturing the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii. Dinell has served as President of the Hawaii Chapter of APA, as well as a wide range of community organizations in a multiplicity of roles. Currently he is an active planning consultant, teaches part-time, and serves as the Co-Chair of APA Hawaii's Smart Growth and Planning Statute Reform Committee. Inducted 2002.
Jeanette Dinwiddie-Moore, FAICP
Jeanette Dinwiddie-Moore is a tireless, committed, and passionate advocate for good community planning, particularly for the disenfranchised and communities of color whose needs are neither heard nor considered. She has effectively advocated for improvements within the profession to ensure that the planning decision-making process is inclusive of those individuals and their needs. She has been a strong advocate for long-term diversity and inclusion in the planning profession, diligently working to advance diversity in California and nationally. Jeanette has also been a mentor and advisor to many planners of color, including some who have risen to leadership positions at APA. Inducted 2010.
Michael Dobbins, FAICP
For 45 years Michael Dobbins has been a leader in urban planning, design, development, community building, and teaching. His significant contributions across the full planning spectrum in New York City, New Orleans, Birmingham, Berkeley, and Atlanta have left these places he has touched better off than they were before. Through his leadership in comprehensive planning, zoning, housing, transportation, environmental stewardship, urban design, economic development, planning practice technologies, and teaching, Michael's achievements stimulated community renewal in low-wealth communities as well as fostered new megadevelopments in business centers. Just as important, his students and younger colleagues have benefitted from his mentorship. Inducted 2012.
Leslie Dornfeld, FAICP
Leslie Dornfeld is a respected leader of the planning profession in Arizona. Her planning legacy includes innovative plans such as the Maricopa Association of Governments Desert Spaces Plan, preserving thousands of acres of Sonoran Desert; the MAG Complete Streets Guide, the first such guide prepared in Arizona; the Casa Grande General Plan, a unique approach to creating a long-term community vision; the MAG Pedestrian Programs, resulting in over 50 projects and an investment of $25 million; and the Goodyear Civic Center Plan, creating a town center for a Phoenix suburb. Inducted 2012.
Victor Dover, FAICP
Coral Gables, Florida
Victor Dover insists that planning return to its roots as a humanist pursuit, the civic art. For more than 24 years, Dover has advanced the planning profession through visualization techniques, citizen participation, and urban design. He has crafted numerous plans throughout the United States as well as in Central America, and his work has led to the revitalization of historic neighborhoods, conservation of rural landscapes, and creation of sustainable neighborhoods for the benefit of future generations. As a new urbanist planner, he works collaboratively with other allied organizations to develop environmental and development standards and codes that further good planning. Inducted 2012.
Boris Dramov's career is distinguished by contributions over the years in bridging the gap between physical design and policy planning, and in integrating land use and transportation considerations to build a lively public realm and vibrant urban place. Inducted 2003.
Frank Duke, FAICP
Frank M. Duke is one of the most effective planning directors in the southeast, leading four separate communities through thoughtful and collaborative planning efforts. Highlights of his work include successfully introducing context-specific, tiered land use regulations in Palm Beach County, Bay County, Durham City-County and Norfolk; developing four award-winning comprehensive plans; implementing two concurrency programs in Florida, one of which was the first to be certified as meeting State requirements and to survive legal challenges; and developing a TDR program in Palm Beach County, form-based code in Durham, and the first countywide zoning ordinance in northwest Florida in Bay County. Inducted 2014.
'Innovative leadership' describes Jim Duncan's contributions to the planning profession. Jim has been at the national forefront in the development of innovative growth management programs, including creation of the nation's first municipal growth management department. His professional leadership includes a term as Florida chapter president and a term as APA national president. Inducted 1999.
Bud Dutton was a planners' planner. His memorable tenure, directing the American Institute of Planners (AIP), first established our presence in Washington. For decades, he had done his work in ways that excited good people to become planners and gave practicing planners fresh approaches to becoming more effective. Bud pursued 'smart growth' before it was smart. Inducted 2002. (Deceased)
Michael Dyett focused on land use-transportation linkages and their economic and environmental benefits even before the smart growth movement. His innovative zoning ordinances have helped communities turn visionary policies into workable tools for implementation. Since serving in the Peace Corps, Michael has continued to donate time for community benefit, including volunteer work for arts and educational organizations. His distinguished work represents an outstanding contribution to the profession and to the community it serves. Inducted 2003.
V. Gail Easley, FAICP
Crystal River, Florida
Gail Easley has worked tirelessly to advance the profession, creating successful innovations for planning and regulating development. Her service has included a decade in leadership of the APA's Florida Chapter and representing the southeast U.S. on the AICP Commission. In addition to consulting, Easley is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Florida. Her award-winning work is implemented throughout Florida and the country. Easley's professional leadership, excellence in service, and shared knowledge have significantly improved planning practice. Inducted 2000.
Elaine K. Echols, FAICP
Elaine Echols' passion is service to her community. For over 30 years, Elaine has promoted inclusiveness, education, and good planning practice in Texas and Virginia. Her nationally acclaimed Neighborhood Model has made Albemarle County more livable through good urban design. Bikeways and walkways in Blacksburg, Virginia have been built by developers, volunteers, and the town according to plans she created. Planning commissioners and students have gained essential knowledge from her classes and presentations. Through volunteering, she has helped non-profits envision, then realize their goals. Steadfastly providing sound, planning-based guidance, Elaine is recognized as a mentor, teacher, and leader. Inducted 2014.
David Edelman, FAICP
David Edelman has unleashed thousands of qualified planners into the world during his 11 years as director of the University of Cincinnati School of Planning. Through relentless efforts, he elevated it to national leadership standings, and by forging partnerships with communities, developed an extensive network of master of city planning internships. Through his global foresight, he has provided numerous study-abroad opportunities and introduced American planning principles to a wide variety of international students. Finally, through innovative coursework and an amazing commitment to mentoring future planners, he has challenged students to be creative, broadminded, and strategic as they begin their professional careers. Inducted 2012.
Joe Edmiston has proved himself as a leader in the planning profession heading two state planning agencies in a 25-year career. He pioneered land use plan implementation through a coordinated public investment program complementing a strong regulatory program in the Santa Monica Mountains. Inducted 2003.
Robert Einsweiler contributed understanding through research for public action in growth management, environmental planning, shared power, land value capture, and strategic planning. He provided leadership in building Twin Cities Metro planning and governance, the University of Minnesota's Planning Program, the research program of the Lincoln Institute, and as President of both AIP and APA. Inducted 2003.
Don Elliott, FAICP
Don Elliott is a planner-lawyer and author who has applied his skills to make a difference in the U.S., Russia, Indonesia, India, and Uganda. He is the author of A Better Way to Zone, co-author of The Citizens' Guide to Planning, and the long-serving editor of Colorado Land Use and Development Law. He has led successful efforts to spur reinvestment, sustainability, affordable housing, and good governance by crafting more efficient and effective land use regulations in communities as diverse as Detroit, Philadelphia, Winnipeg, Duluth, Cedar Rapids, and Kalamazoo. Inducted 2006.
Leading planning in Ohio, Frank Elmer is noted for his professional integration of planning, engineering, and architectural perspectives which he has employed for nearly 40 years as a basis for innovative and visionary plans that have renewed town centers, spurred job formation and elevated the quality of urban life. Inducted 2004. (Deceased)
Gerald Andrews Emison, FAICP
Jerry Emison was an architect of planning in the 1990 Clean Air Act. He directed land use planning to protect the spotted owl as well as clean-up the Hanford site. Jerry led federal planning for Puget Sound's salmon. Through a national task force he redefined EPA-state relationships. Jerry led the report that brought comparative risk to environmental planning. Since 2006 he has published three books on environmental results and received three university teaching awards. Jerry has merged professional and civic life as commissioner for cities in three states, tackling issues such as growth control, adequate public facilities and town-gown ties. Inducted 2014.
Henry Eng, FAICP
Henry Eng has dedicated his career to serving the community, whether employed in the public or the private sector. Working with the community has been his priority because of his fundamental belief that planning, while needing to serve and satisfy a diversity of interests, must always benefit the community. He served as Director of Planning and Permitting until retirement and has continued to provide private sector planning consultation as HELPS (Henry Eng Land Planning Services). Inducted 2003.
Leon S. Eplan: Few planners better reflect the emergence of our profession in post-war America. For four decades he has been an innovator, an advocator and a visionary. His work as Commissioner of Planning in Atlanta helped shape that dynamic city. He was at the birth of several of our planning organizations: the Georgia Planning Association, the Planning Accreditation Board and the American Planning Association. And, as Director of Georgia Tech's Planning Program, he modernized and broadened that curriculum. Inducted 2000.
John Epling's leadership has led to the formation of regional and state planning programs that have served as models around the country. Most recently Epling designed and deployed TELUS: Transportation, Economic and Land Use System, free information-management and decisions-support software designed to help MPOs and SDOTs develop their annual TIPs and STIPs. Among many other accomplishments, he is responsible for creating The Regionalist, the quarterly journal of the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) and the Institute for The Regional Community, an umbrella of NARC to provide a forum for public, private, and civic interaction activities. Inducted 2002.
Lawrence Epstein has drafted award-winning guides and development regulations for solar access and for energy and telecommunications facilities and has written manuals to make related ordinances work better. He has trained hundreds of planners and planning commissioners and made thousands of land use decisions as a veteran hearings officer in the Pacific Northwest. Inducted 2006.
Ernest Erber's more than 50-year career at the national, regional, and community levels include: executive director of the Carnegie-funded National Jobs/Housing Study, founder of Appalachian Highlands Foundation, New Jersey area director for the Regional Plan Association, and executive director of the Passaic-Bergen Community Planning Association. Inducted 2001.
Richard Erickson, FAICP
Richard Erickson, as the first executive director of one of Connecticut's regional planning agencies, provided exemplary leadership in reversing a negative attitude toward planning in southeastern Connecticut during a period when only one of 20 municipalities had a planner. He addressed Connecticut's lack of county government with the formation of 14 new organizations to implement regional plans through intergovernmental cooperation. He was pivotal in restructuring the region's economy during the 1990s following the sharp decline in defense industries. His legacy over 50 years, including the staff he has mentored, has had a lasting impact on the state of planning in Connecticut. Inducted 2012.
Jerome Ernst is a leader in the field of urban design. The hallmarks of his accomplishments, in over 100 projects recognized by many design awards, are interdisciplinary collaboration, innovative methods for facilitating public participation and decisions, and a gift for helping others see the design elements and assets within their community. Inducted 2008.
Craig Farmer: Well known for his savvy judgment, courageous leadership, witty humor, and dedication to APA, Craig exemplifies the professional planner, committed to bettering his community, serving his fellow man, and advancing the planning profession. His work has benefited many Texas communities, from low-income 'colonias' along the Mexican border to upscale Dallas suburbs. Inducted 2000.
Paul Farmer's career has exemplified the importance of leadership, innovation, and implementation in the planning profession. As a practicing planner and leader of the American Planning Association, he has advanced the value placed upon planning in major American cities, academia, and the nation. Inducted 2006.
Wayne Feiden, FAICP
Wayne Feiden has helped make the City of Northampton, Massachusetts, a leader in sustainability efforts. Through his publications, presentations, consulting, and teaching, he has shared the lessons of sustainability and best practices to practitioners and citizen planners. Serving on over a dozen American Institute of Architects Design Assessment Teams, he has advanced multi-disciplined sustainability efforts around the U.S. As an Eisenhower Fellow to Hungary and a Fulbright Scholar to South Africa he has expanded his voice worldwide. His specializations and passions include downtown revitalization, multi-use trail development, open space preservation, affordable housing, sustainable transportation, and regulatory reform. Inducted 2008.
Karen Fernandez, FAICP
New Orleans, Louisiana
Karen Fernandez has enjoyed nearly 25 years of professional planning, serving communities throughout south Louisiana and Mississippi in comprehensive planning, capital improvements, and annexation planning. Her focus with all planning processes is effective and meaningful citizen involvement, outreach, and engagement. She has introduced comprehensive planning to several communities and has been an effective leader in citizen involvement and consensus building. Karen has been very active in various capacities with programs and activities of the American Planning Association at the local, state and national levels. She is a native of New Orleans and plans to lead her own parade until the end! Inducted 2012.
For over six decades, Hermann Field has been a planner in its broadest sense. His accomplishments include initiating a graduate planning program with its public policy analysis foundation at Tufts University, reinventing urban development in Boston, and pioneering work in sustainable development. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Victor Fischer, FAICP
Victor Fischer has had a profound and lasting impact on virtually every aspect of planning in Alaska. As Alaska's first city planner and through the many planning positions Vic has held, he has pioneered new solutions to complex community problems in a diverse and developing state. As a delegate to the Alaska Constitution Convention, his experience resulted in sound planning and public policies becoming enshrined in the state constitution. Recognized as one of Alaska's great leaders through his tenure on the Territorial and State Legislature, he has been a strong and effective voice supporting Alaska's diverse cultures and geographies. Inducted 2010.
Frank Fish is a founding principal of Buckhurst Fish and Jacquemart, Inc., a New York City planning firm. He has served the profession as APA New York Metro Chapter president, AICP Commissioner, and president of the American Society of Consulting Planners (ASCP). Mr. Fish has taught at Pratt and Princeton, and currently is adjunct professor at New York University. Inducted 2000.
Ronald Lee Fleming pioneered Main Street projects in the 1970s. Then he championed the concept of place-making to recover the narrative of communities with elements of public art, urban design, and interpretation. His writings on these subjects have extended his reach as a forceful planning advocate and public educator. Inducted 2008.
Larry Fonts's career has focused on two dynamic cities — Atlanta and Dallas. Working closely with civic leaders, both public and private, he fostered the revival of their downtown districts through innovation, collaboration, and a can-do spirit. Inducted 2008.
David J. Forkenbrock is a nationally recognized scholar in the area of transportation planning and policy. He has designed two state-level highway investment programs for the purpose of fostering economic development. Recently, he was lead author of a guidebook on estimating the social and economic effects when developing major transportation projects. The guidebook was published by the National Academy of Sciences. He now is writing a book on environmental justice-related methods of analysis for planners. Inducted 2002.
Clyde Forrest, planner-lawyer, exemplifies devotion to planning by building bridges between academia and our many planning constituencies. He developed and taught in a joint planning and law program at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign. Clyde is commended for his service to APA and his leadership on the Divisions Council. Inducted 2004. (Deceased)
C. Bickley Foster, FAICP
With planning and law degrees, C. Bickley Foster has conducted public and private professional practice for 55 years including participation in ASPO/APA as a Lifetime member and AIP/AICP as Charter member. Achievements in 18 years of challenging public practice range from preservation of agricultural land, open space, and historical sites to guiding urban development in rapidly growing Bucks and Lancaster counties in Pennsylvania and physical and social planning for Wichita-Sedgwick County, Kansas. Private consulting services for 37 years provided innovative and cost-conscious techniques for more than 100 smaller Kansas municipalities underserved by the national and state planning networks. Inducted 2010.
Corinne Fox, FAICP
Corinne Fox is a planning trailblazer by being the first woman to graduate from the University of Mississippi's Master of Urban and Regional Planning program and establishing the first female-owned planning firm in Mississippi. Her consulting work has positively impacted more than four dozen cities and towns across the state. In 1996 she left consulting for the City of Jackson where she worked on developing the groundbreaking 1999 comprehensive plan, the first to incorporate all aspects of the community in the planning process. She now leads the Jackson Planning Department, continuing to improve the quality of life in Jackson. Inducted 2010.
Joe Frank's achievements in more than 25 years of practice have been recognized by local, state, and national awards honoring his efforts in growth management, historic preservation, and affordable housing. Through the years, he has been instrumental in maintaining Fort Collins as a national model of innovative planning and growth management. Inducted 2004.
Steve French has pioneered the use of advanced analytic techniques and geographic information systems in planning education and practice. Since 1981 he has taught nearly a thousand students at California Polytechnic State University and Georgia Institute of Technology. Through his students and publications, he has advanced the technical capacities of the planning profession. Inducted 2006.
Adrian Freund's service to communities across the nation, his skills at balancing competing interests and his leadership positions in the American Planning Association have been keys to his effectiveness. Adrian's commitment to the planning profession was reflected by his energetic three-decade record of outstanding contributions at the local, state and national levels of APA. He has provided positive models of sensitive land use planning with lasting results for many communities. Inducted 2008.
Stephen B. Friedman, FAICP
Stephen Friedman has contributed to the field of planning by: 1) leading planning and implementation of transformative urban redevelopment projects (e.g., Park Ridge, IL, Des Plaines, IL, Detroit, MI); 2) preparing rapidly implemented innovative plans and guides (e.g., Chicago, Omaha, Milwaukee); 3) creating public-private finance structures resulting in 4,000 units of affordable housing and $4.5 billion of developments over 10 years (primarily Chicago and Milwaukee); 4) mentoring and inspiring young planners by providing a rigorous, professional training ground; and 5) advancing best practices for public-private partnerships and urban redevelopment through extensive speaking, writing and cross-pollination with the development community. Inducted 2014.
Ralph Gakenheimer is a researcher and educator for both practicing and academic planners. Most notable are his efforts in creating the AICP Exam Prep training for the Massachusetts Chapter and his planning work in the developing world. He is currently researching problems of mobility and air quality in Latin America, and comparing those issues between China and India. Inducted 2004.
Joanne Garnett brought humility, humanity, ethics, and vitality to the presidencies of AICP and APA. She led APA to a higher level of service and brought the West, rural planning, and APA together by creating a support system between planners in remote places and the profession. As a tireless advocate for our profession, she continues to inspire planners from the inter-Mountain West, where her heart is. Inducted 2004.
David R. Gattis, FAICP
Dave Gattis has served his community and the planning profession in diverse ways. He has been a planning and zoning commissioner; an APA Division (Environmental Planning and Small Town and Rural) and Texas Chapter leader; Texas Municipal League board member and advocate for better planning legislation; trainer of planning commissioners and elected officials; adjunct professor; a proponent of regionalism by serving as chair and member of numerous regional committees; and a planner and city administrator who has transformed his own Texas community through better comprehensive planning, environmental planning, economic development and capital improvements. Inducted 2008.
Charles Gauthier, FAICP
Dedicated to the public interest and advancement of planning ethics, Charles Gauthier has served at the forefront of Florida's natural resource and comprehensive planning for 34-years. He was chief author of the award-winning Collier County Growth Management Plan, vital to the planning and design of Lee County's Florida Gulf Coast University, and at the state level led the review of comprehensive plan amendments affecting millions of acres. He has provided hundreds of presentations to elected officials, planners, and the public, participated on numerous statewide and regional committees, managed a best planning practices series, and helped prepare important components of Florida planning law. Inducted 2012.
Larry Gerckens is nationally recognized for excellence in teaching American city and regional planning history. He founded the Society for American City and Regional Planning History, has served as the National Historian for the American Institute of Certified Planners, and chairs the Planning Landmarks and Pioneers Jury of AICP. Inducted 2000.
David Godschalk is the model scholar-planner: dedicated to teaching and mentoring his students; insightful and productive as a publishing scholar; respected as consultant and expert witness; influential in policy circles; and effective as a leader in university, town, and state affairs as well as in our national professional and academic organizations. Inducted 1999.
S. Gail Goldberg, FAICP
Los Angeles, California
Gail Goldberg's greatest success has been as Planning Director in San Diego and Los Angeles, and now as Executive Director at the Los Angeles Urban Land Institute (ULI). Whether it has been the "City of Villages" concept, where she directed the city-wide planning process to update San Diego's 20-year old General Plan, her four initiatives in Los Angeles to "Do Real Planning," where she led the Planning Department's effort to adopt a strategic business plan, or developing the "Prototypical Transportation Corridor Planning Approach" at ULI in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles, her innovative style leads to effective action. Inducted 2014.
For over 40 years, Carl Goldschmidt has led efforts to improve the profession and the teaching of planning. He helped to create both the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and the Planning Accreditation Board, and for years was active in the accomplishments of both. As director of Michigan State University's Planning Program he was vital in successfully countering efforts to abolish that program. He has served as teacher and mentor to generations of planning students, both in this country and abroad. Inducted 1999.
Dennis Andrew Gordon, FAICP
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Dennis Gordon's career is distinguished by a total commitment to professional leadership, pushing the envelope, and building consensus — in the communities he's served and in APA. He pursues these convictions by engaging people on common ground, by challenging them to envision greater possibilities, and by following through to help make consensus-driven possibilities happen. His commitment to these principles is facilitated by innate communication skills that keep stakeholders involved. His legacy includes several national planning awards (one from APA), the presidencies of two APA chapters, a term on the APA Board of Directors, and two formal nominations for APA president. Inducted 2001.
Steven I. Gordon, FAICP
Dr. Gordon has had a distinguished career advancing research and implementation of programs aimed at preserving the quality of watersheds. He has published widely and worked with public and private agencies to implement new approaches to environmental protection both in the U.S. and internationally. His work has led to a number of innovative watershed assessment and preservation programs at the local, state, national, and international levels. Contributions were also made through his 35 years of graduate teaching and service to the profession with training for planning professionals. Inducted 2010.
William A. Gould, FAICP
William Gould views cities as an art form that overlaps and interacts with architecture, urban design, and urban planning. Throughout his 50-plus year professional planning practice, Bill has provided innovative planning services. As founder of Cleveland's Historic Warehouse District, he created the city's first new downtown neighborhood in modern times. He spearheaded the artist housing 'live-work' movement through the 'ArtSpace Cleveland' organization that he founded and continues to lead. He selected the site for Blossom Music Center, summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra, and he has volunteered his expertise on Urban Design Assistance Teams to respond to urban challenges. Inducted 2010.
Sigurd Grava was a planning educator who brought personal project experience to the classroom; he was a practitioner who introduced advanced methods and concepts in his consulting work. He was a very visible in his hometown, participating in civic and professional affairs, but his sphere of operations was global. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Clifford Graves is a change master: a planner/executive who gets things done by forging innovative partnerships, turning around troubled organizations, and bringing fresh thinking to complex development issues. A mentor and motivator, he has opened doors for hundreds of minority professionals and brought planning services to disadvantaged communities throughout the U.S. Inducted 2000.
Ellen Greenberg, FAICP
San Francisco, California
Ellen Greenberg's work is focused at the complex intersection of land use, transportation, and urban design. Her 25-year San Francisco-based consulting career has been complemented by national work as director of research for the Congress for the New Urbanism. State- and regional-level work includes the California Department of Transportation's Smart Mobility Framework and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's first Transportation–Land Use Integration Program. In Contra Costa County, California, Ellen created a workable implementation for a 1989 ballot-box growth management measure, and in 2011, she is leading reuse planning for the 5,000+ acre decommissioned Concord Naval Weapons Station. Inducted 2012.
Sherm Griselle's 35 years as a practicing generalist planner, educator, and active supporter of citizen participation are remarkable for his many accomplishments. His dedication to the planning profession is obvious from the many positions he has held and presentations he has made at state and national planning conferences. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Albert Guttenburg as practitioner and scholar conceived and led the implementation of multidimensional land use classification; synthesized social, economic, and physical aspects of urban structure in relation to plans; and contributed to the social interpretation of planning history. His ideas continue to influence planning theory and practice today. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
In a career that spans over 30 years, Dianne Guzman has served as a role model for countless public planners. She has consistently provided high-caliber leadership for several planning agencies and has always been very active in APA. She is well known in issues such as offshore oil development permitting, streamlining permit processes, and organizational change. Inducted 2001.
David Michael Haight, FAICP
Panama City Beach, Florida
In a 40‐year career combining planning practice, education, service, and leadership, David Haight has consistently demonstrated the techniques, benefits, and power of planning to his colleagues, students, and citizens in the North Florida communities where he has practiced. Whether representing the development community, local governments and agencies, the profession, or planning education, he has advanced innovative, quality design approaches that have helped to create more livable, affordable, sustainable, and inclusive neighborhoods and communities. His continuous pursuit of excellence in design, fully explained to his clients, students, colleagues, and the public, will be his legacy to the profession and planning education. Inducted 2014.
Besim S. Hakim is the first town planner/architect who has authoritatively researched the ethical principles, customary practices of planning and building, their related codes and the rule systems which shaped traditional built environments in Islamic and other societies surrounding the Mediterranean. He has published an internationally acclaimed book and numerous scholarly contributions based on his research results. Professor Hakim practiced with city planning authorities and taught planning and architecture at a number of universities in Canada, the United States, and the Middle East, applying unique insights from research to practice and teaching. Inducted 2000.
Irving Hand: For over 50 years, Irving Hand has engaged in a professional career marked by landmark strides in local, state, and regional planning and metropolitan government. As a teacher, he has enjoyed a mutually fulfilling educational experience with a countless number of planning students and practitioners. He is a tireless advocate for planning and remains ever active in its expression. Inducted 2000.
For 36 years, Wes Hankins has played a critical role as a teacher and a mentor for a wide variety of audiences in the planning profession, the community at large, and the academy. His teaching, research, and service record demonstrates unswerving and exemplary commitment to undergraduate planning education at East Carolina University. Inducted 2004.
Harlan Hanson has focused his efforts on improving the quality of the built environment and preservation of the natural environment. He has placed importance on public information, design excellence, regard for land conservation and stewardship, and the recruitment, management, and training of hundreds of planning and design professionals. Inducted 2006.
Angela Harper's leadership and enthusiasm within APA/AICP has resulted in notable programs such as the APA grants to the chapters, the 'Special Topic' awards program; the Israel Stollman Ethics Symposia, and the AICP 2020 Visioning Plan. Bottle 'Essence of Angela,' then spread it around, and planning work will be easier to do! Inducted 2000.
Of Mike Harper's many hours devoted to volunteerism, two projects stand out. He chaired the Nevada State committee that initiated the state's legacy of funding environmental improvements in Lake Tahoe. And, Mike chaired the AICP Exam Committee that completed the successful transition of the certifying exam from paper to computer. Inducted 2004.
Britton Harris is a pathfinder. Over 40 years ago he foresaw the importance of computer simulations in planning, the need for applied location theory, and the salience of human values and behavior in urban development. His basic research and tireless advocacy have spurred the advance of new methods in planning. This work, despite its admitted limitations, has helped pave the way for a new generation of advances in the scientific support of planning for the 21st century. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
(William) Bill Harris teaches that planning functions to improve the quality of life for all. An AICP charter member, international scholar-activist, and expert in economic planning and African American community development, Bill believes that equity and social justice are realized when all citizens share equally the disadvantages of society. Inducted 2000.
Michael S. Harrison's planning and urban design achievements are part of Portland's foundation for livability. His projects successfully blend policy, zoning, urban design, and capital planning. Michael is considered an asset and friend by citizen activists, developers, commission members, and elected officials, and students considering a career in planning. Inducted 1999.
Mark Hastert has spent his life and career making the greater Honolulu urban environment a better place to live, work, and play, visit, enjoy and appreciate. By accomplishing this, he has succeeded in protecting and enhancing the beauty, charm and culture of the rest of the island and all of Hawaii's special places. Inducted 2008.
David P. Healey, FAICP
David Healey has been an exceptional leader in planning for more than four decades. Early in his career, he formulated innovative local government plans and regulations in upstate New York. He initiated and implemented the first comprehensive and redevelopment plans for Clearwater, Florida; and then led the effort that established the countywide planning process in Pinellas County as a model of effective intergovernmental coordination. David's career is notable for his leadership and collaborative approach that resulted in positive outcomes to varied and challenging assignments. His hallmark has been definitive accomplishments that have borne significant, tangible results. Inducted 2014.
Ellen M. Heath, FAICP
Ellen Heath is a distinguished planner with more than 30 years' experience in land use and recreational planning, regional visioning, military community planning, and neighborhood planning. With more than 100 projects in over 20 states over a 30-year period, she has influenced scores of communities with plans that are grounded in community engagement and practical implementation. Highlights include the first island-wide plan in the Bahamas; regional sustainability plans in Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, and Mississippi; Joint Land Use Studies in ten states; and regional growth plans for military communities in Washington State, New York, Georgia, and Kansas. Inducted 2014.
Roger K. Hedrick, FAICP
Las Cruces, New Mexico
As the founding AICP President of FAICP, Roger K. Hedrick continues to be the unrelenting champion of the professional planner wherever he goes. As the founder of World Town Planning Day in America, he traveled to Australia to forge a working relationship with Royal Australian Planning Institute and to China to collaborate with the emerging Chinese National Board for Planning Education Accreditation. He served two terms on the APA Board of Directors and the AICP Commission. Throughout his tenure on the Planning Accreditation Board, he advanced the values of AICP to university faculty and planning students alike. Inducted 2000.
Edward Helfeld's long, accomplished career in planning includes serving as Executive Director of three redevelopment agencies. As an Executive Director for each organization, Helfeld provided leadership to achieve better services for the disadvantaged, affordable housing, revitalization of residential neighborhoods and downtowns, support for the arts, and the promotion of design quality. In addition, Helfeld has been a creative academic, teaching planning and urban design at four graduate schools. Inducted 2002.
Mary Lou Henry has shaped the growth of planned communities in the Southwest. Her service in national, chapter, and section leadership positions includes AICP Commissioner, APA Board of Governors, Texas APA President, and Houston Section Director. APA awarded her the 1985 Diana Donald Award for contributions to women's rights and the profession. Inducted 1999.
Vernon Henry's extraordinary abilities and leadership qualities were recognized immediately by pioneer Houston planning director Ralph Ellifrit, who assigned him major responsibilities at a very young age. His 40-plus year career has affirmed Ralph's judgment, for Vernon's stellar reputation as a planner and community leader was well known throughout the Houston region. The quality of his work, commitment to education, high ethical standards, and successful business established Vernon as a role model for the profession. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Milton J. Herd, FAICP
Milton J. Herd has prepared plans, ordinances, and special studies for nearly a quarter of all the localities in Virginia. Thirteen of the projects he has led have received awards, including the 1991 Loudoun County General Plan, which received a National Planning Award for comprehensive planning from the APA. He has had a lasting influence on many communities through his skills in collaboration to build consensus for new planning policies and techniques, as well as through his contributions of substantial pro bono work, public teaching, and volunteer service as a member of citizen advisory committees and his Town's planning commission. Inducted 2014.
Benjamin A. Herman, FAICP
Fort Collins, Colorado
Throughout his career, Ben Herman has emphasized a commitment to excellent, innovation and creative thinking, and consensus-building. He has more than 30 years of national and international experience in all aspects of planning, and has been responsible for managing and conducting complex, multidisciplinary assignments for both the private and public sectors. He specializes in community, regional, corridor, and downtown plans; regional growth management strategies; and sustainable community plans. Inducted 2008.
Albert Herson's professional contributions include five years of distinguished service on CCAPA's Board of Directors, two as President. He's held numerous other leadership positions with CCAPA and the state bar. Al built Jones & Stokes's successful environmental planning practice, mentored many planners, taught scores of environmental planning workshops, and published extensively. Inducted 2001.
Jesus H. Hinojosa: He was a distinguished professor at Texas A&M University. Chuy was an inspirational educator and mentor. His professional work ranged from a developmental guidance system for San Antonio's Riverwalk to earthquake recovery plans for Nicaragua. He served on numerous boards and committees associated with AIP, ASPO, ACSP, JAPA, and APA. Inducted 2001.
For 25 years, Mark Hinshaw has combined his background as an architect with his skills as a city planner to help communities understand growth and development choices. As a newspaper columnist for over eight years, he has illuminated trends and directions in design and offered a much-valued critical perspective. Inducted 2000.
John Hirten has had an amazing career as a tenacious, indefatigable, and powerful professional advocate for sensible, innovative transportation and urban planning — from Iran to Hawaii, from Little Rock to San Francisco, from City Hall to the nation's Capitol — a one-man vendetta for problem-solving and urban planning solutions. Inducted 2000.
Allan A. Hodges, FAICP
Since 1962, Allan A. Hodges has exemplified the best in planning. His management of innovative and comprehensive planning and environmental projects around the country has produced a legacy of outstanding accomplishments. He was Environmental Documentation Manager for the Central Artery/Tunnel Project in Boston. He managed the North End Master Plan in Newport, Rhode Island, and is expert in Indirect and Cumulative Effects analyses for large transit and highway projects. Equally impressive is his involvement with AIP/APA/AICP at the state and national levels as Director of APA, Vice Chair of the AICP Commission, and President of the National Capital Area Chapter. Inducted 2000.
Stanley R. Hoffman has 30 years experience in urban planning, specializing in the areas of financial analysis; real estate economics; and economic development for cities, counties, and developers throughout California. He has contributed to the advancement of planning through the use of innovative computer-based fiscal modeling techniques to develop long-range plans. Inducted 2001.
Edward Holden served as the first Director of Planning for the Southern California Association of Governments. He worked for 20 years for the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission and founded the Los Angeles Regional Planning History Group. Holden is probably best known for increasing comprehensiveness and territorial application of the regional planning process. Inducted 2002. (Deceased)
Jim Holway, FAICP
Jim Holway's 32 year planning career has focused on shaping growth, sustaining cities, protecting natural resources, and empowering communities. He currently directs the Western Lands and Communities program for the Sonoran Institute and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Jim has also worked for a regional council of governments, a state regulatory agency, several universities, and nonprofit organizations in Arizona, Maryland, North Carolina, California and New York. In 2010 Jim was elected to represent Maricopa County, Arizona, on the Central Arizona Water Conservation District. Jim earned his PhD and master's degree in planning from the University of North Carolina. Inducted 2012.
Terry Holzheimer, FAICP
Terry Holzheimer has creatively integrated economic development and economic analysis into the planning process through his work in Arlington County and Loudoun County, Virginia. His application of fiscal impact analysis, market analysis, and economic impact analysis has provided a sound economic foundation for many local planning efforts. Inducted 2008. (Deceased)
Lew Hopkins has had a significant and lasting impact on planning education. As head of the planning program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he shaped the program into one of the best in the U.S. Hopkins's commitment to planning education and the profession is also noted in his contribution and service to the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB). Hopkins used his position as Chair of the PAB to promote the profession and the university environment. Inducted 2002.
From immense pioneering projects for post-war London defying new planning laws, to tiny Westlake Hills, Texas, Patrick Horsbrugh has shown unrelenting passion for holistic realities and environmental qualities as basic planning procedures. His graduate program in Environic Design, and Environic Foundation International, cultivate the concept of stewardship as the principal planning obligation. Inducted 2004. (Deceased)
From her hands-on role in growing the Oregon Chapter of the APA, to research and advocacy for the planning profession and its constituents, to the excellence she commands from her students, Deborah Howe has shown a degree of dedication and sheer hard work that is highly regarded among her peers. Inducted 2000.
Cynthia L. Hoyle, FAICP
Cynthia Hoyle is a nationally recognized leader and advocate of livable communities and safe streets. She was a pioneer in advocating for streets as corridors for all modes of transportation beginning with the groundbreaking publication of the PAS report Traffic Calming in 1995. Her contributions to creating safe, livable communities and training citizen planners have extended nationally. She is a noted speaker and author on the topics of mode choice and healthy communities. Cynthia's exceptional and sustained leadership and community service have left a legacy that will continue to create livable, sustainable, and healthy communities for future generations. Inducted 2010.
Valerie J. Hubbard, FAICP
For three decades, Val Hubbard has been a leader in Florida planning. She has been prominent in three of the state's most innovative planning programs in Gainesville, Orlando, and Tallahassee, producing comprehensive and special area plans that have been recognized as models. Val has helped create the visions and has crafted the programs to make the visions a reality. Her consensus-building skills have ensured these programs remain on track. Val's influence has been magnified through her instrumental role in landmark growth management legislation, her assistance to local governments in its implementation, and her leadership within the American Planning Association. Inducted 2010.
Robert P. Huefner: Utah's first state planning coordinator; personal staff for two governors and a U.S. Treasury Secretary; advisor to others; chair, 1974 AIP conference; Commissioner, Operation of the U.S. Senate; leader of Utah commissions on government re-organization, taxes, and health; Matheson Professor of political science; and grateful for generous mentors. Inducted 2000.
Satyendra Singh Huja, FAICP
Mr. Huja has served more than 44 years as a planner, educator and community leader and most recently as City Councilor and Mayor of Charlottesville. When he retired in 2004, Charlottesville was ranked as the best place to live in the United States. He worked to revitalize Downtown into a vibrant and welcoming center for our diverse community and its visitors. We have preserved our heritage and natural environment. We have a healthy economy, diverse neighborhoods and choice of housing. We have tremendous choice of food, art and cultural activities. We have a beautiful city. Good planning results in a great community. Inducted 2014.
Robert Hunter's achievements in comprehensive and community planning are remarkable for their diversity and the impact they've had on the people who live in the communities he's touched. Bob has exhibited strong leadership in implementing his innovative visions, while challenging local governments to be fiscally responsible when planning for growth. Inducted 2001.
Fred Hurand has used his outstanding talents to serve his university, the profession and the community by: achieving national accreditation for his programs, serving in many positions for both APA and the Planning Association of Washington, actively involving students and himself in community service, and serving on numerous community committees and commissions. Inducted 1999.
Edward Hustoles's 50-year government and private planning work ranges from project and master plans to major regional air and water quality studies impacting international boundaries. He initiated mobile workshops at our APA National Conferences. He continues to spread the planning gospel from garden clubs to universities. Inducted 2003.
Ernest Watson Hutton Jr., FAICP
New York, New York
Ernest Hutton is a planner and urban designer whose professional and civic contributions have leveraged citizen and stakeholder visions into downtown, city-wide, and area plans and projects — creating quality design and development, lasting institutions, and positive cultural, economic and social impacts for their target communities. His work in Pittsburgh led to its vital Cultural District, and in Roanoke to an APA national award for the Roanoke Vision Plan — these seminal projects inspired other career initiatives. His pro bono work as co-chair of New York New Visions helped rebuild Lower Manhattan after 9/11 and promulgated the Mayor's PlaNYC 2030. Inducted 2008.
Daniel Iacofano has successfully expanded the traditional role and impact of planning by incorporating strategic planning, group facilitation, consensus building and mediation, communications and social marketing techniques into his projects. He has authored two books on these subjects: Meeting of the Minds and Public Involvement As an Organizational Development Process. Inducted 2004.
Thomas Jacobson, FAICP
Rohnert Park, California
Thomas Jacobson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Planning at Sonoma State University where, in addition to his teaching, research, and writing, he is Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities. His work beyond the academy includes twenty-five years of teaching continuing education courses for planning professionals, citizen planners, and others engaged in planning for better communities. His extensive publications cover a wide range of topics, many focused on making complex planning topics accessible to a broad community of planners, other design and environmental professionals, attorneys, and stakeholders. He is a former President of the California Planning Roundtable. Inducted 2014.
Alexander Jaegerman, FAICP
Alexander Jaegerman has guided Portland, Maine, toward a sustainable future. His plans actively engage the community with policies and strategies yielding tangible outcomes: a revitalized downtown, historic preservation, livable neighborhoods, preservation of the working waterfront, a 30-mile network of trails, bayside redevelopment, and a vibrant arts district. He excels in urban design, from the finest details of custom downtown luminaires providing security and sparkle on the busy nighttime sidewalks to codes for new streets, blocks, and buildings. He has created organizations to nurture and grow the creative economy. His plans build upon Portland's assets to enhance this authentic port city. Inducted 2012.
David Johnson's work in International Development Planning has spanned a career of 30 years. He has received five Fulbright's in four countries. He has utilized planning as a peacemaking bridge in zones of conflict including Bosnia and Cyprus. David also served as a planner for Tennessee's award-winning Bicentennial Mall and State Capitol Master Plan. Inducted 2004.
Morris Johnson is one of the pioneers of planning in Utah. With an advanced degree from MIT, he became Salt Lake County Planning Director. At the University of Utah, he established the first planning degree program in Utah. He developed an educational outreach program for local public officials and citizens. Inducted 2000.
Bob Juster believes that planners develop skills that are applicable to many community issues. This belief has involved him in a diverse range of public and community service activities. These activities have in turn enhanced his practice, enriched his teaching, and helped him establish a positive view of planning wherever he has worked. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Vivian Kahn, FAICP
Vivian Kahn's accomplishments exemplify the profession's obligation to serve the public interest and expand opportunities for those most in need. Her distinguished work, her dedicated leadership, and her unstinting willingness to promote planning represent an outstanding contribution to the profession and to the community it serves. A recognized authority in land use regulation, she has prepared ordinances and guidelines for municipalities throughout California and in other areas, and has assisted nonprofits and affordable housing developers to negotiate local regulatory procedures. Vivian served on the APA Board of Directors, and chaired the Legislative and Policy Committee and the California chapter's Amicus Curiae Committee. Inducted 2000.
Through his dedicated teaching, mentoring, research, and service, Edward Kaiser has raised the level of technical competence in planning. His devotion to the highest professional standards, his intellectual creativity and clear writing, and his personal integrity and concern for students have benefited and inspired the planning profession during three decades. Inducted 2001.
Bill Kane's work has focused on growth management and environmental planning in a truly unique setting. The creation and implementation of the Growth Management Plan for Aspen and Pitkin County stands as one of Bill's greatest accomplishments. This plan created an ethical land-use decision making system, which resulted in the preservation of the environment while respecting the legitimate rights of land ownership. Inducted 2004.
During her 12 terms in office as the only AICP planner in Congress, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur has drawn on her early work as a practicing planner to pass legislation funding the creation of open space and wildlife preserves, revitalizing neighborhoods, and improving the infrastructure and economic vitality of not only her Ohio District, but of the nation as a whole. Inducted 2006.
Professor Jerry Kaufman who in 1999 received the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning "Distinguished Service Award" is well known for his efforts in defining the role that ethical behavior plays in the planning profession. A major portion of his 45-year planning/teaching career has been devoted to making ethical practice an ongoing yardstick for the performance of city planners. Jerry developed the first full-semester curriculum addressing ethics. Jerry has now moved on to planning regional food systems, from food production through the cycle to food disposal. Jerry's efforts have always added new direction to the way planners think. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Barbara Kautz, FAICP
Barbara Kautz served as planning and community development director in Bay Area cities for nearly 30 years, becoming a director when few women held the post. Her achievements in land-use planning, redevelopment, and housing demonstrate vision, creativity, and effectiveness and received statewide recognition for excellence in affordable housing. She has inspired a generation of planners though her mentoring and constant striving towards planning excellence, serving on the Board of California APA and as Planning Division President for the League of California Cities. She has also advocated on statewide planning issues as a partner with Goldfarb & Lipman LLP. Inducted 2001.
As a professor in the Georgia Tech Planning Program, Larry Keating has taught and conducted award-winning research on housing and planning for more than 30 years, and more importantly, given back to the region by efforts such as the co-founding of the Community Design Center of Atlanta. Inducted 2006.
With over five decades of very active contribution to the field, Lloyd Keefe pioneered work in neighborhood, downtown and regional planning including the development of the first comprehensive plan and zoning code for the City of Portland, Oregon. His legacy lives on today and will continue far into the future. Inducted 2000.
John Keller has nearly 30 years of experience in teaching, research, and professional planning. His dedication to state and national APA stands as an example for many young professionals. His scholarship and research have contributed to increase awareness and understanding of rural and small time planning — both to the growing number of non-metropolitan international professionals and to his students of the past two decades. Inducted 2001.
Planner. Lawyer. Educator. Scholar. Leader. Eric Damian Kelly is all of those. He is also a reflective practitioner, considering problems facing clients, suggesting innovative solutions and then building theoretical and legal bases for those solutions. He enhances the profession by sharing those solutions through his writing, teaching, and lecturing. Inducted 1999.
Gil Kelly, FAICP
Gil Kelley has demonstrated leadership and innovation in planning practice for 35 years, with results of national significance. As Planning Director for the cities of Berkeley, California and Portland, Oregon, he played a central role in their development over a period of two decades, helping to establish their reputations for urban innovation and sustainable development. His efforts have been recognized through national APA awards for innovative plans and public engagement. An early proponent of using planning to address climate change, he continues to advise cities on climate change strategies and other issues. He also teaches, lectures and does private development. Inducted 2014.
Paul Kelman's work has led the revitalization of downtown Atlanta. He introduced innovative measures to protect Atlanta's environment and strongly influenced the region's land use and transportation infrastructure. Active for more than 30 years in professional planning and development organizations, his work has been recognized and honored throughout the South and the nation. Inducted 2003.
Serving the residents of Miami-Date County for over 35 years, Oliver Kerr is responsible for providing community leaders, community activists, citizens, and the media with the information necessary to manage urban growth in an environmentally sensitive region. This year, the Miami New Times awarded him their Public Servant of the Year award, stating that 'he sets the gold standard for info-currency.' Inducted 2004.
Mary Kihl has served on more than 75 thesis committees during her 30-year career as a professor and university administrator. She launched an undergraduate planning program in Appalachia, taught regional planning in Nebraska, and coordinated graduate planning and research in Iowa. At Arizona State, she continues to mentor faculty, link research with community needs, and connect students with practice. Inducted 2003. (Deceased)
David N. Kinsey is a leader in protecting coastal resources, vindicating constitutional housing obligations, and achieving smart growth in New Jersey. A pragmatic idealist, Kinsey has been an innovative policy maker, effective state official, creative planner in private practice, skillful mediator, pro bono advocate, and faculty member at Princeton University. Inducted 2006.
David Kirk, FAICP
In more than 25 years of practice in Atlanta and Georgia, David Kirk has made outstanding contributions to the profession through extraordinary leadership in the public and private sectors across the fields of land-use planning, transportation planning, community visioning, land-use law, and urban redevelopment. His work has emphasized the importance of meaningful, ongoing community involvement, and his commitment to mentoring the next generation of planners and to supporting the professional development of his peers has been exemplary. His distinguished career as a planner and land-use attorney has transformed planning, communities, and lives for the better. Inducted 2012.
Lawrence Kline, FAICP
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Lawrence Kline uses the power of 'AICP' to marry markets, ideas, and regulations. His forte is making theory work ... taking today's 'best-practice' and blending it with yesterday's regulations — so real places can be built for real people in real time. His private plans govern over 10,000 acres in Albuquerque. Publically, he has helped create growth controls, archeological and open space guidelines, engineering standards, impact fees, and new urbanist zoning — a vast body of forward-thinking regulation. This combination of service to private clients, while creating places for the people, embodies his definition of serving the public interest. Inducted 2004.
Bruce Knight has spent his career advancing the cause of planning to citizens, planning officials, and his professional peers. Because of his thoughtful, outspoken leadership and clear consistent advocacy for his profession, Bruce has helped his community and his professional organization achieve their highest potential. Inducted 2003.
Naphtali Knox, FAICP
Palo Alto, California
Influenced the nature and caliber of planning throughout California, 1960 onward. Prepared groundbreaking general plans, including APA California award-winners for Petaluma (1985) and Mountain View (1992). As Palo Alto's planning director, introduced the first inclusionary housing program on the West Coast (1973). Created Santa Clara County's Mortgage Credit Certificate program (1988) which helped more than 10,000 needy households find affordable homes. A member of the California Planning Roundtable, Knox assembled, edited, and published The California General Plan Glossary, 1990. The State of California incorporates this invaluable tool in General Plan Guidelines it must regularly update. Inducted 2006.
Alan Kreditor has been a professor of Planning and Development at the University of Southern California for the past 40 years. He is noted for innovations in planning curricula, including the creation of the first school in the nation devoted to urban and regional planning at USC. He has performed national and international research and community outreach, and his work has helped bridge the gap between planning and the real estate industry. Inducted 2006.
Kenneth M. Kreutziger, FAICP
Ken Kreutziger has distinguished himself in the planning field for his work in the planning and design of open space systems, being an early advocate for inclusion as community infrastructure, and pedestrian and transit-oriented development, where he promoted urban design principles in community master plans. Planning and urban design principles were also incorporated into his project design work, for which he has won numerous awards and is recognized for his pioneering efforts. He trained young professionals, advocated graduate education, directed multi-disciplinary staffing for a firm's large land-planning studio, and was recognized as a mentor to many. Inducted 2000.
Bruce M. Kriviskey has been an advocate for historic preservation for over 30 years in that delicate balancing act called planning. He is recognized for his innovative work with heritage-rich communities in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Virginia, and for his service and leadership with statewide and national professional and preservation organizations including the National Trust, AIA, and APA. Inducted 2000.
Donald Krueckeberg has achieved international recognition as a leader, educator, researcher, editor, and writer in all aspects of planning. Don served as president of the ACSP, director of the school of the School of Urban and Regional Policy at Rutgers and APA Journal editor. He is a pioneering researcher in the field of planning history, and his text Urban Planning Analysis (with Arthur L. Silvers) was identified by APA in 1997 as one of the 39 'essential references for any planning department or consulting office.' Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Norman Krumholz has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the profession of planning in a career that spans nearly 40 years. He is best known for his work in the development of Equity Planning, an educator to thousands, and an author that has inspired a nation of planners. Inducted 2003.
Andrea Wohlfeld Kuhn, FAICP
In her senior leadership positions at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. General Services Administration, and the Navy, Andrea Wohlfeld Kuhn has successfully integrated sustainability into the fabric of Federal planning. Her strong sense of social justice fueled the creation of Federal environmental justice training materials, new methodologies to assess impacts, and local neighborhood improvements for low- and moderate-income residents. She perfected Federal planning policies for real property and asset management, resulting in program innovations and improvements. Employing a dynamic teaching style, she has educated a diverse audience in planning, from entry-level civilians to high ranking military officers. Inducted 2014.
Mark Kulaas, FAICP
East Wenatchee, Washington
Mark Kulaas has achieved planning success throughout a career set in difficult political environments. His leadership has brought success to first-time planning processes for communities and updates of plans long neglected. Mark builds trust through respect for participants and honest discussion of policy and regulatory choices. He effectively advocates for the rural jurisdictions he represents before larger agencies, influencing decisions that have brought change appropriate to place and time. Mark's work, particularly in north central Washington State, has advanced planning by challenging inaction and mediocrity to help citizens create futures that truly reflect long-term community values. Inducted 2012.
City planner, regional and state policy formulator, educator, researcher, Glenn Kumekawa has contributed to urban and regional planning by developing pioneering systems on municipal, state, and regional levels, institutionalizing physical planning with community social development, public policy formulation with state political decision making, and academic resources with state governance structures. Inducted 2001.
Steve Kurtz exemplifies what's best about planning in the rural West. His grant writing and planning efforts produce results and make projects happen. Throughout his career, Kurtz has prepared and delivered more than 50 grants totaling over $10 million. Grant money has been used in a host of needed areas such as: water infrastructure, streets, parks, housing, and historic preservation. As editor of the Western Planner Journal, Steve provides an invaluable communication link to planners throughout the West. Inducted 2002.
Richard Lai is recognized for exceptional contributions in planning education. He has influenced the education of hundreds through teaching and the written word, especially in planning law. The certificate program he initiated at Arizona State University has evolved over 30 years to become one of America's major schools of planning. Inducted 2003.
Bruce Laing has been a leader in the development and implementation of public policy for land use, transportation, and natural resources. He has successfully addressed an impressive array of major issues as a planner and as an elected county councilman. His work represents 30 years of outstanding leadership and public service. Inducted 2001.
William Lamont, Jr.'s has been the face and voice of planning as a profession in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region for more than three decades. In his service as a city and regional planner, Lamont's contributions include: path-breaking plans for both Boulder and Denver's downtown and community neighborhoods, continuing leadership in the development of state legislation, and mentoring countless young professionals. Inducted 2002.
Floyd Lapp, FAICP
New York, New York
For almost half a century, as a student with master's and doctoral degrees, as adjunct faculty, and as a practitioner, Floyd Lapp has exemplified the complete planner: an adjunct academician at 15 colleges and universities for almost 40 years; a practitioner at virtually every level of government: neighborhood, municipality, county, regional, metropolitan, and state as well as a consultant for 47 years; an APA and AICP leader at the chapter and national levels for more than 35 years; and an urban and suburban volunteer advocating greater housing choice and more sustainable transportation choices, echoing his academic and practitioner roles. Inducted 2000.
Deborah Lawlor, FAICP
Wayne, New Jersey
For 30 years Debbie Lawlor has been a leader in regional and environmental planning in New Jersey. Her facilitation skills have led to successful multiparty agreements and mixed use projects balancing economic growth and environmental enhancement. She is known for many innovative sustainability initiatives that educate and assist municipalities, businesses, and the general public. A strong believer in volunteerism, Debbie has devoted time mentoring hundreds of planning and design students in the New York metropolitan area, held numerous civic leadership positions, and served the American Planning Association through New Jersey chapter leadership and as an AICP Commissioner. Inducted 2012.
Jack E. Leaman is a designer, problem-solver, community advocate, and educator. With an emphasis on community involvement, his impact at the local and state levels will leave a legacy that will long endure. His professional career spans fifty-three years, many states, and countless communities. Inducted 2008.
Professor Nancey Green Leigh has pursued cutting edge research in local economic development planning and translated the results for planning practice. She has taught and mentored generations of master's students at the University of Wisconsin — Milwaukee and Georgia Tech and her planning studios have won five awards. Throughout her career, she has worked for a stronger and more diversified planning academy and profession. Inducted 2008.
As a longtime director in the San Diego region, Bob Leiter has led numerous comprehensive planning efforts that have made a lasting impact. Bob's skillful leadership in these efforts has exemplified the value of comprehensive planning. Service to the community and the planning profession are also hallmarks of Bob's career. Inducted 2008.
Glen S. LeRoy, FAICP
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
As a founder of a multidisciplinary, community-based urban design program at the University of Kansas, Glen LeRoy has established an agenda for students, as well as community leaders in the Kansas City region. It has given participants a vision for positive community change. His academic and advocacy work established a broader community dialog concerning planning issues. This led to a wide range of meaningful planning efforts, policy changes, and capital programs. Professor LeRoy has been elevated to Fellow of American Institute of Architects, and has served as the Dean of the College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University. Inducted 2000.
Anthony Lettieri has served as a leader in both APA and AICP throughout his planning career. His various leadership positions include serving as a Section Director of the San Diego section of the California APA Chapter and election to the California Chapter APA Board of Directors on three separate occasions. While on the California Board of Directors, he served as Vice President for Professional Development, Vice President for Public Information, and Chapter President. Most recently, Lettieri has been appointed to a four-year term on the San Diego City Planning Commission where he will serve as the Commission's Vice Chairperson. Inducted 2002.
Julie Levine's career covers all forms of land use from the neighborhood to the nation. His enduring planning contributions include the renewal of the Union Station complex, a 40-acre site in the national's capital, which completes Burnham's visionary 'City Beautiful' urban design, and Jerusalem's Mamilla development, gateway to the world-renowned Old City. Inducted 2003.
Constance Lieder, FAICP
Constance Lieder, a Baltimore resident, pioneered in policy development and for women professionally. She has been a senior government executive, university professor, consultant and organization leader, focusing on urban regeneration and land preservation. As Maryland Secretary of State Planning, for 10 years, she initiated programs in smart growth and Chesapeake Bay restoration. She was first woman President of the American Institute of Planners (AIP), shepherding its merger with ASPO and forming APA/AICP. She has served on the APA Board, National Housing Conference and, the Maryland Environmental Trust (eight years as Chair). Her achievements exemplify women in planning. Inducted 2002.
Helen Olson Lightle built upon 25 years in the public and private sector when she went to the Department of Defense planning arena 15 years ago. She has elevated the level of worldwide planning services provided to the DoD, and set standards for others to follow. Her leadership has led to the importance and vitality of the Federal Planning Division. Inducted 2003.
Dick Lillie is a much loved and revered icon of planning in Texas. For 40 years he has exuded consummate professionalism. Today, he continues to show us how it should be done. His list of professional accomplishments and services is laudable and noteworthy. But the mentoring impact that Dick has had on professionals and academics is downright astonishing. Inducted 2000.
Steven G. Lindorff, FAICP
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Steve Lindorff has devoted over 41 years to the practice of local government planning in Georgia and Florida. His vision in Augusta resulted in sustainable planning initiatives which transformed the city and continue to be a viable part of the community's fabric today. Planning initiatives in Jacksonville Beach include forging public-private partnerships to facilitate changing the City from a community focused on the past to a vibrant community with a bright future. Applying his professional skills in growth management, development regulation, community redevelopment, and regional transportation planning has truly resulted in making his communities significantly better than he found them. Inducted 2014.
Roberta Longfellow is one of the leaders in fair share housing in the Ohio region and an example for the nation, having assisted the Department of Housing and Urban Development in drafting its guidelines for fair share programs. In her 37-year career she also spent volunteer hours working with nonprofits on housing affordability, homelessness, and other charitable causes. Inducted 2006.
Peter C. Lowitt, FAICP
As planning director of several communities, chair of the Eco-Industrial Development Council, founding chair of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, and as land use administrator/director of the redevelopment of a multi-community military base, Peter Lowitt exemplifies the best qualities of a leader, professional planner, and mentor while successfully championing the cause of sustainable development. He is recognized throughout the world as an innovator and has tirelessly promoted the cause of planning and sustainable development in New England. Through his work as chapter president in Massachusetts, planning has risen to become a highly visible and valued resource for the commonwealth. Inducted 2010.
Weiming Lu, FAICP
Weiming Lu, an internationally recognized urban planner and designer, is making a significant difference to planning and international understanding. A known expert in blending old and new design, his planning positions included Minneapolis, Dallas, St. Paul, and as an advisor on numerous public and private projects. Since the first Department of State and APA mission to the Republic of China in 1979, he has worked to improve relations between China and the United States. Currently, Lu is an international planning advisor to mayors, a trustee of the Minneapolis Foundation, an accomplished artist, and a member of the Committee of 100. Inducted 2010.
Jerome W. Lubin, FAICP
Los Angeles, California
Impassioned volunteer, planning pioneer, consultant, researcher, mentor, author, advisor, and academician, Jerry Lubin's career embodies all of these roles. He helped establish the foundation for using analytical tools in healthy communities planning as a practitioner. He was the Director of the Comprehensive Health Planning Program at UCLA. After retiring from work as Chief of the Planning Unit for Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, he embarked on a new career as an effective advocate for those with mental health issues. It is for this phase of his life work that Jerry is being recognized for Community Service and Leadership. Inducted 2014.
Barbara Lukermann successfully bridged the role between planning practice and academia, transferring acquired skills from 'on-the-job' consulting into the classroom where students excelled through participating in client-based workshops. Many successful practicing planners, former students of Barbara's, pay tribute to her skills as a teacher, mentor, leader, and dedicated planner. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Bob Lurcott, a planning manager and practitioner in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors for 34 years, is recognized for building cooperation and confidence among diverse, often conflicting, interests. His innovative work in capital programming, economic restructuring, and funding of community organizations has improved the livability of large older cities, particularly his adopted city, Pittsburgh. Inducted 2003.
Dean Macris's planning expertise has helped the City and County of San Francisco enjoy a planning renaissance, setting standards for other cities throughout the country to follow. Milestone plans prepared under his leadership include the Downtown Plan for San Francisco and the Plan for Mission Bay. Macris has been recognized by planners, architects, landscape architects, and citizen groups for his advocacy of opening up the planning process to citizens and communities. Inducted 2002.
Marjorie Macris has been planning director for Marin County and Berkeley, California. She directed preparation of the Marin Countywide Plan, a pioneer in environmental, interjurisdictional planning. She has been a long-time advocate for women in planning. As president of planning organizations, she has advanced the causes of statewide planning and transportation/land use coordination. Inducted 2000.
George Mader, FAICP
Portola Valley, California
George Mader, MCP UC Berkeley 1956, is particularly well known for applying geologic hazards information to planning at local, regional, state, national, and international levels. Service on many bodies included chairing the California Seismic Safety Commission. Pioneering work as town planner for Portola Valley, 1965-2010, included developing new applications of geology and development of slope-density zoning. These experiences were applied from 1970-2000 as senior lecturer at Stanford University in a new major: Environmental Earth Sciences. He received the 'Distinguished Leadership Award – Professional Planner' from Northern Section and California Chapter of APA. Inducted 2003.
Riad G. Mahayni believes that the ultimate objective of planning is to liberate the human spirit from socioeconomic and physical constraints to realize the potentials for development and enhance the human condition. His academic contributions were enriched by active outreach and public service contributions over 30 years of professional activities. Inducted 2000.
As Executive Director of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA), the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) serving Cleveland and surrounding counties, Howard Maier is known for providing outstanding leadership, generating public trust, directing award winning research, and implementing a regional transportation investment policy. All the while, his cartoons about planning have helped lighten the process. Inducted 2004.
Emil Malizia, FAICP
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Since 1969, Emil E. Malizia has been an outstanding educator to over 800 master's and 50 doctoral students attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of City and Regional Planning. He has successfully mentored 10 junior faculty during his term as department chair, thereby ensuring high-quality professional education for future planners. Malizia has authored over 150 scholarly publications with many focused on improving planning practice. His teaching and research has provided both foundational and cutting-edge knowledge about regional economic development and urban redevelopment for planners in the United States and Canada. Inducted 2012.
Alan Mallach has been a leader in fostering suburban affordable housing and regional equity. As a planner, public official, advocate, and scholar, he has made significant contributions to revitalizing urban communities, by fostering creative solutions that recognize the central importance of people and neighborhoods in the future of America's cities. Inducted 2003.
Daniel Mandelker's career as an educator and scholar has covered 54 years of teaching and writing in the areas of land use, local government, and environmental law. Some of his major contributions include model legislation drafted for the APA Growing Smart project, casebooks for law school use, and legal treatises and APA publications. Inducted 2004.
George Mader, FAICP
Portola Valley, California
George Mader, MCP UC Berkeley 1956, is particularly well known for applying geologic hazards information to planning at local, regional, state, national, and international levels. Service on many bodies included chairing the California Seismic Safety Commission. Pioneering work as town planner for Portola Valley, 1965-2010, included developing new applications of geology and development of slope-density zoning. These experiences were applied from 1970-2000 as senior lecturer at Stanford University in a new major: Environmental Earth Sciences. He received the 'Distinguished Leadership Award – Professional Planner' from Northern Section and California Chapter of APA. Inducted 2003.
Lawrence Mann, FAICP
Lawrence Mann, teacher, practitioner, and author, was a major influence on planners, the planning process, and our professional organization. As chair of the AIP/ASPO Committee on Merger, and later of AICP, he helped lay the foundation for APA/AICP. As professor, Mann led the development of doctoral, masters, and undergraduate planning programs at Harvard, North Carolina, Rutgers, and Arizona. As practicing planner, he worked extensively in the United States, Latin America Europe and Asia. He authored many professional articles and book reviews, and he served as Review Editor of the AIP Journal for a decade. Professor Mann retired in 1999. Inducted 2001.
Robert W. Marans, FAICP
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Robert W. Marans has spent his career bringing high-quality quantitative social science research to the field of planning and public policy. As a premier senior researcher for 45 years at The University of Michigan, he has gained an international reputation for the quality and innovations evident in his contributions. He has co-authored seven notable books, many of them dealing with quality-of-life and the contributions of physical planning and urban design to quality of life. He is an internationally recognized expert who for decades has been making presentations at venues in the United States and around the world. Inducted 2014.
George Marcou, in four decades, has had four careers: professor at Catholic University; founder of the award-winning firm of Marcou, O'Leary and Associates; Deputy Executive Director of APA, where he put the planning flavor into ISTEA; and Maryland State Planning Commissioner, where he helped define the state's 'smart growth' program. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Peter Marcuse is an advocate for social justice in teaching, in research, in practice, and in public and community service. He has written widely in professional and scholarly journals, on topics ranging from professional ethics to housing and global planning. Among his achievements, Peter has held many public offices, including President of the City Planning Commission of Los Angeles. Inducted 2004.
Laurie B. Marston, FAICP
Highland Park, Illinois
Laurie Marston, AICP, is a prominent Illinois planner who has demonstrated community service and leadership through extensive training, influential publications and an impressive record of civic volunteerism. With the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University, Ms. Marston developed and conducted 40 educational programs for planners in the Chicago region. With the Illinois Chapter of APA and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Ms. Marston organized and presented 30 Plan Commission training workshops. Ms. Marston led the creation of two influential publications, one about adding green elements to urban design and another celebrating the 1909 Burnham Plan of Chicago. Inducted 2014.
Cheryl Matheny demonstrates her dedication to planning through a diverse professional experience readily shared with peers, clients and students. From implementing a statewide Planning Academy to advancing innovative planning ideas and initiatives, Cheryl has strengthened planning practice in and beyond South Carolina through excellence in education, professional practice, and advocacy. Inducted 2006.
In his 50 year career, Richard May has been involved with development planning in developing countries, including new town development, resettlement, and community expansion. He has worked with the U.N. and the World Bank, managed two of his own firms, and served as president of the New York APA chapter and as chair of the International Division. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
William K. McAllister, FAICP
In 1982, Bill McAllister was hired by Alabama A&M University and joined the faulty of the university's graduate planning department. He spent the next 24 years teaching a variety of courses that were built upon his earlier practical experience as an urban planner and mentoring students. During this time, he created several new courses and developed an undergraduate degree in planning. For Bill, mentoring students was a way of life. His students found positions all over America because Bill had taught them how to adapt to the real world and they could hit the ground running when they graduated. Inducted 2010.
Mike McAnelly has excelled in developing innovative planning solutions for cities across Texas and neighboring states. His exemplary professional knowledge and applications are enhanced by his commitments to citizen participation and by time and expertise freely given to educating citizen planners to better lead their communities in the planning process. Inducted 2003.
Anne McBride is recognized for her untiring dedication to promoting the planning profession as a developer's representative, commission member, Ohio Planning Conference volunteer, and lecturer. Her founding role in, and long-standing commitment to, the Cincinnati Planning and Zoning Workshop and the Ohio Planning Conference are just two examples of her contributions. Inducted 2006.
Robin H. McCaffrey, FAICP
Robin's 40 year career as a public and private sector planner shows significant accomplishment in addressing the challenges that townships and cities in rapid growth corridors/regions face. Key accomplishments include Texas Supreme Court Tested ordinances, plans, designs, economic development strategies, and inter-governmental/international agreements which manage such growth in ways that make the forces of development more responsive to history, culture, and community. Robin's contribution rises from the fundamental economic sensibilities of his work. The relationship of value to proximity over time, the central economic understanding, was developed by the nominee over the course of his career. Inducted 2014.
Heather McCartney has more than 30 years of distinguished service in the planning profession. She has utilized her professional planning expertise while serving as a City Planning Director, Special Projects Manager, and Assistant Parks and Recreation Director, as well as operating her own environmental assessment and management consulting practice. McCartney is recognized as a leader in integrating economic development, environmental and resource stewardship, and community interests into strategic initiatives. Inducted 2002.
Robin S. McClelland, FAICP
Robin McClelland embodies a commitment to help citizens shape their communities for the long haul. This means working with contentious and supporting factions. In heated situations, she helps participants air their views without recrimination. She translates complicated information for a lay audience. With her excellent communication skills, she has assisted citizens and decision makers in dozens of communities adopt important plans, projects, and programs. She has demonstrated her belief in democratic public policy making, the importance of the consent of the governed, and the power of the planning process. She is a highly effective and respected planning practitioner. Inducted 2010.
Bruce McClendon, a second-generation planner, is teacher/mentor to generations of planners. Through his books, articles, and presentations, he shares his and others' experiences with practitioners. Bruce is a creative thinker/educator/leader who works 'outside the box' as a change agent to make a difference in his chosen profession, and in people's lives. Inducted 2000.
Alan McClennen, Jr., father of two planners, is a second-generation AICP member. He has devoted the last 25 years of his professional life directing long-range comprehensive planning and implementation efforts in Arlington, Massachusetts. His work has been honored by federal, state, regional, and several professional organizations. Inducted 1999.
Ron McConnell, FAICP
Ron McConnell served in management positions for several planning agencies in the State of Washington. He served a wide array of public and private clients as a principal of McConnell/Burke, Inc. Later, he was a 'circuit riding' land use Hearing Examiner for over a dozen jurisdictions in Western Washington. As a planning pioneer in Washington, he was the first Planning Director for the Cities of Bremerton and Redmond, the first Director of Planning for the NBBJ Group, and the first land use Hearing Examiner for 10 cities in Washington State. In retirement he enjoys family, friends, travel, hiking, and photography. Inducted 2000.
Michael J. McCormick, FAICP
Mike McCormick's 30-plus years of planning in Washington State are marked by his commitment to improving state and local governance, including planning and effective implementation. Mike's leadership and collaborative approach helped resolve a range of complex, intergovernmental problems. A major accomplishment was his role in the successful creation and adoption of the Growth Management Act in 1990 and establishment of the state office responsible for implementation. Mike continues to serve public and private clients through his consulting practice. He remains active in legislative issues through the Washington Chapter and is a recognized planning leader. Inducted 1999.
Margarita McCoy began her career as a planning commissioner in a small town. The lessons she learned then — the imperative of participatory planning in a democracy, the wisdom of an informed electorate, and the irreplaceable treasure of a thriving natural environment — have instructed her work in planning education and practice. Inducted 2000.
Bruce D. McDowell, FAICP
Bruce D. McDowell's 51-year career evolved from the local and regional practice of planning into a research-oriented career of distinction. McDowell is one of the nation's best recognized and most regarded researchers and innovators on the subjects of metropolitan planning organizations, regional councils, intergovernmental relations, and the use of federal-aid programs to strengthen state, local, and regional planning. He is currently president of the consulting firm Intergovernmental Management Associates. McDowell is also a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a former chair and emeritus member of the Transportation Research Board's committee on Metropolitan Planning, Policy and Processes. Inducted 2002.
Christie McGetrick, FAICP
Little Rock, Arkansas
Chris McGetrick is a leader, innovator, and advocate. As former Arkansas APA Chapter president, Chapter Presidents Council chair, and APA Board member, she proposed innovative solutions and implemented key programs on smart growth, sustainable development, and public engagement. Two areas define her work: creating planning policy for climate change that can be transformed into legislative action for more sustainable places, and creating public engagement training packages for delivering the planning message. It is McGetrick's passion and belief that through engaging the public we can successfully share our knowledge about the value of sound planning principles, sustainable development, and social equity. Inducted 2012.
Dorn C. McGrath, Jr., FAICP
Washington, District of Columbia
Dorn McGrath, an eloquent, outspoken advocate for the integrity of professional planning, was founding chair of the Urban and Regional Planning Department at George Washington University and served as a president of AIP. Also has served on many local, national, and international task forces, committees, and advisory groups, and as an inspiring teacher. Before retiring as Professor Emeritus in 2003, he founded the Institute for Urban Environmental Research and conducted a four-year study on land use and change in Loudoun County, Virginia. He continues to write and publish articles about urban planning and historic preservation. Currently resides in Washington, D.C. Inducted 2003.
John McNamara has distinguished himself as one of the profession's leading practitioners in smart growth and transportation. His portfolio includes award-winning community planning and design, military base redevelopment, multi-modal mobility, and sustainable development projects. He teaches, lectures and is frequently invited to present his work at national and international symposia. Inducted 2008.
Judith Meany's 30-year career exemplifies the dual role of urban planning practitioner and educator. Drawing on her community planning activism, urban development consulting and her real estate development projects, Dr. Meany makes the practice of urban and regional planning alive in the classroom through real world experiences and lessons. She has taught and mentored students and professionals from Tirana, Albania to Washington, D.C. Inducted 2008.
Stuart Meck's career as a planner has involved 28 years of research, professional practice, and teaching, as well as leadership in APA and AICP. His major professional contribution has been APA's Growing Smart Project, a multiyear effort to draft the next generation of model planning and zoning enabling legislation. Inducted 2000.
Joy Mee, implementing visionary and leader who uses innovative strategies to resolve community issues, forger of multidisciplinary partnerships with unique citizen involvement, master coordinator and technical plan writer, creator of workable plans, drafter of state planning laws, and one who speaks softly but moves cities. Inducted 2001.
Dwight Merriam, FAICP
Dwight Merriam is nationally known as a teacher, writer, and land-use lawyer and for his commitment to APA and AICP. With over 40 years of professional experience, Dwight has been preeminent in shaping planning and development issues countrywide. He is Past President of AICP, Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of State and Local Government Law, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a Counselor of Real Estate, a member of the Anglo-American Real Property Institute, and a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Inducted 2001.
Frederick Merrill, FAICP
Fred Merrill's 33-year planning portfolio is characterized by a diversity of significant master plans and implementation strategies that span multiple scales for public, private, institutional, and non-profit clients. The most notable characterization of his projects is the collaborative creation of master plans that are regenerative, human-scaled, community-crafted, implementable, inspiring, enduring, and that result in integrated and resource-efficient land use patterns, places, and environments. As the head of the planning discipline at Sasaki Associates, Fred led significant growth of the firm's internationally recognized urban planning/design discipline that received the APA's 2012 National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Firm. Inducted 2014.
John Merrill is one of the pioneers of the planning profession. He was one of the leaders in the development of planning and management programs throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and led some of the first public involvement efforts in energy planning at the state and national levels. Inducted 2001.
Darrell Meyer views planning as an organic process in which the planners help a community discover and define its goals. He excels at the difficult task of persuading urban citizens to assume responsibility for managing change. And his success has brought credit both to him, and to the planning profession and AICP. Inducted 1999.
Martin Meyerson, teacher and mentor, transformed planning through his research and publications, including Planning Politics and the Public Interest and his pioneering leadership as Director of ACTION and the MIT Harvard Joint Center on Urban Studies. The first city planner to head a research university, he's held two other presidencies — SUNY-Buffalo and University of Pennsylvania — lending great distinction to the field through his example of enlightened leadership. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Barry Miller, FAICP
Barry Miller is nationally known for his work on comprehensive plans and land-use studies. His colleagues refer to him as "the planners' planner" for his emphasis on the basics of land-use planning. Barry's career has focused on making planning more accessible and relevant to the layperson and helping comprehensive plans evolve in response to changing times, issues, and technologies. His portfolio includes plans for more than two dozen communities, including Washington, D.C. Most of his work has been in the San Francisco area, where he has practiced for more than 25 years as a planning consultant. Inducted 2012.
Ron Miller, FAICP
Ron Miller's 30-year planning career as a servant-leader is a testament to bold vision and innovative consensus building. His achievements include developing Community COMPASS (a collaborative vision of 50 governments for Hamilton County's future), and establishing the Planning Partnership (an alliance of governments, planning commissions and other planning groups for collaborative planning and implementation). He also spearheaded efforts to rewrite Ohio's zoning enabling legislation for Planned Unit Development and developed model consistency bylaws for planning commissions in Ohio. National awards for numerous initiatives testify to the excellence of his accomplishments in community building. Inducted 2004.
J. Laurence Mintier has been a major contributor to the evolution of the theory, law, and practice of California land-use planning since the watershed years of the early 1970s. As a local planner, state official, and planning consultant, Larry has been instrumental in defining the content of the local general plan, consistency in plan implementation, the process of plan preparation, and the integration of environmental and planning mandates. Inducted 2001.
Vijay K. Mital established the City of Auburn's Office of Planning and Economic Development in 1979 which is involved with many aspects of city planning. Vijay has inspired and coordinated many successful economic development and community projects over his 30-year career in Auburn and Cayuga County. His quiet, persistent leadership has motivated all levels of government and the private sector to work together toward a common cause. Inducted 2001.
Robert P. Mitchell, FAICP
Robert P. Mitchell's career exemplifies the best attributes of a professional planner, educator, and leader. His devotion to educating planners, students, and citizens has made a positive difference in shaping the built environment. His leadership in sustainable development as planning director for a number of communities as well as his statewide efforts in leading Massachusetts to national prominence regarding Smart Growth exemplifies his ability to advance the cause of making great communities at multiple levels. His service to APA as Chapter President and AICP Commissioner as well as to communities and the profession throughout New England illustrates his commitment to excellence. Inducted 2006.
Emil R. Moncivais has been a practicing planner for more than 35 years, and a planning director for the last 12 years in Fort Worth and San Antonio. His achievements in these two unique cities include neighborhood planning, historic preservation, and economic development. Inducted 2006.
Terry Moore is better at making decisions for others than for himself. An engineer with more interest in social rules than slide rules, he converted to economics before falling to the temptation of planning. He vacillated between academia and practice, placed a foot in each bucket, and continues stumbling on problems of growth management and transportation. Inducted 2001.
Sarah More's professional leadership in APA over the past 25 years is impressive. As Arizona Chapter president and APA national board member she has been a tireless advocate for planning and has raised the level of APA's effectiveness. Her work guiding growth in Tucson and Arizona will leave a lasting legacy. Inducted 2006.
Harvey S. Moskowitz holds professional planner's license #12 in New Jersey and is a charter member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. He was president of Moskowitz, Heyer & Gruel, PA, New Jersey's largest planning consulting firm. He has been dedicated to serving the planning profession at the local, state, and national levels for over 42 years. Dr. Moskowitz served as a national director of the American Planning Association and was a member and president of the New Jersey Board of Professional Planners. He has taught at Rutgers University and has written extensively on planning and zoning matters. Inducted 2000.
Throughout Bert Muhly's outstanding professional career as an urban and regional planner, innovative university planning educator, leader within his professional organization, and mayor and city council member, he demonstrated great vision, tenacity, courage, and an abiding faith in the power of an informed and active citizenry to effect beneficial change. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Robert J. Mulhere, FAICP
Robert Mulhere's contributions to the planning profession have positively impacted the quality of life in southwest Florida for generations to come. He has led the process in developing effective long-range planning for vast rural, agricultural areas in this rapidly changing region. These policies incorporate innovative incentives focused on balancing landowner rights and environmental protection. They effectively prevent conversion of rural lands, often prematurely, to low-density sprawling subdivisions that would fragment and ultimately diminish or destroy the critical environmental value of these vast areas. The result has been perpetual protection of thousands of acres of environmentally sensitive lands. Inducted 2010.
John R. Mullin, FAICP
Dr. John R. Mullin is the Dean of the Graduate School, Director of the Center for Economic Development, and a Professor in the Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is also President of Mullin Associates Incorporated, an active research and planning consultation practice that focuses upon studies, plans, and recommendations concerning industrial development. A Senior Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Mullin has written or edited over 100 book chapters, book reviews, technical reports, journal articles, and conference proceedings. He is a retired Brigadier General from the Army National Guard. Inducted 1999.
Working as a municipal planner, a regional planner, and a planning consultant, Michael J. Munson has consistently been a leader among Vermont's planning professionals. He has advocated for better planning and planning tools in Vermont, and has been pivotal in efforts to implement growth centers, Vermont's unique smart growth strategy. Inducted 2006.
Norman Murdoch's distinguished 45-year career demonstrated both leadership and innovation in his work. He is best known for his work in St. Louis where he directed plans that integrated economic development and urban design into the plan for the Central Business District, and for his work in Hawaii where he integrated 'sustainable' growth policies into the master plan for Makakilo. Leading the formulation of the County of Los Angeles's first comprehensive plan update, Murdoch has served as a forerunner in the field of comprehensive planning. Inducted 2002. (Deceased)
With a host of articles and books, Jack Nasar, a 25-year member of AICP, has defined and led the field of research of visual quality and applying that research to shape urban form. His work challenging traditional approaches has grabbed the attention of the public, media, and the planning profession. Inducted 2006.
Lee H. Nellis, FAICP
Lee Nellis is a planning pioneer and innovator with 35 years experience in protecting treasured landscapes and promoting the wise growth of small towns in Greater Yellowstone, the desert grasslands of Arizona, the foothills of Vermont's Green Mountains, and elsewhere. Lee has introduced the idea of planning to numerous rural communities and guided plans to adoption in places where there is bitter conflict about land-use issues. Lee's exemplary plan-making and dynamic training skills have made him a leader in our profession and he has helped shape how we promote public engagement, analyze issues, write plans and craft land use regulations. Inducted 2010.
Arthur C. Nelson, FAICP
Salt Lake City, Utah
Arthur C. Nelson is honored for: scholarship that relates land economics and development costs to planning and land-use regulation; pioneering research into growth management and public finance; academic leadership leading to new planning programs, degrees, and research centers; nationally-recognized professional education initiatives; and expert testimony establishing key planning case law nationally and in several states. As the author of several leading textbooks and with more than 200 scholarly and professional publications, many receiving national and international distinction, no one has contributed more to planners' combined understanding of development economics, impacts of development, and growth management theory and practice as Dr. Nelson. Inducted 2000.
Dick Netzer was one of the first economists to study the connection between local taxation and land-use regulation. These research efforts were integral in connecting urban economics and public finance with central planning concerns. He was the first person to develop and teach courses in urban economics and urban public finance in an academic planning program and to involve students in research in these areas. Netzer taught at New York University beginning 1961 and was Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Administration at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Inducted 2002. (Deceased)
Thomas P. Niederkorn's stature as a community leader has been widely recognized for his ability to successfully blend the rigorous decision-making process required for good planning practice with the challenges facing government and nonprofit sector. His energy and devotion to service have particularly benefited local government and the arts. Inducted 2001.
Barry C. Nocks, FAICP
Clemson, South Carolina
The professional planning legacy of Dr. Barry Nocks is embodied in the successful and far reaching accomplishments that have spanned his long and distinguished career as teacher, mentor, civic leader, innovator, administrator, advocate, mediator, and catalyst. He is a pragmatic innovator within planning practice, a patient educator of professional and citizen planners, a tireless advocate for quality planning and professionalism, and a quiet and persistent leader of planning reform. His depth of achievement transcends the limits of planning education and practice in a career that has bound the two with a shared thread of community service and sustained leadership. Inducted 2014.
A. Paul Norby is a master at public participation and has applied his special skill to the benefit of mid-sized communities in the Midwest and Southeast. By building trust among diverse stakeholders, he has been able to implement many creative community development plans. Inducted 2006.
Perry Norton is recovering from a stroke and is unable to be here, but he sends greetings. As the first full time Executive Director of the American Institute of Planners (1952-1957), and a member of the Commission of the American Institute of Certified Planners (1986-1990) he looks with pleasure on the opportunities he has had to be of service. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Robert Olshansky, FAICP
Robert Olshansky is a world-renowned expert on planning for recovery from natural disasters. He has conducted groundbreaking research on recovery from earthquakes in California, Japan, China, and India and coauthored the definitive study of post-Katrina recovery planning efforts in New Orleans. His work has promoted international collaboration among researchers and advanced the practice and policy of postdisaster recovery worldwide. His work with the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute has improved earthquake resilience throughout the United States. He has been an influential educator at the University of Illinois and University of California, Berkeley, teaching generations of planners to create environmentally sensitive plans. Inducted 2012.
Benjamin T. Orsbon, FAICP
Pierre, South Dakota
True leaders serve. Ben Orsbon continues to serve by planning, training, mentoring, encouraging, implementing, writing, researching, and assisting others through South Dakota, the West, and across the country for more than 30 years. His leadership has focused primarily on rural and small towns, rural transportation, and tribes. He looks for, and fills, needed gaps to advance the underserved and the overlooked. He recognizes opportunities in inaction and confusion, and he leads and organizes to seize those opportunities to mentor and train young and old planners, to promote the planning profession, and to train himself. Inducted 2010.
Vincent A. Papsidero, FAICP
Throughout his 30-plus-year career, it has been the goal of Vince Papsidero, AICP, to promote a strong planning ethic that builds upon technical expertise and community consensus. He has successfully coalesced diverse opinions toward common visions in urban, suburban and rural settings. A strong proponent of the profession and the ways planning benefits places, Vince has dedicated himself to comprehensive planning and its implementation through regulations, design guidelines and public investments. Through his leadership the practice of planning was transformed in the nation's 15th largest city, Columbus, Ohio, and a long overdue urban ethic was imbedded into this dynamic community. Inducted 2014.
James Francis Parajon, AICP
Fort Worth, Texas
The professional planning work of James F. Parajon has distinguished him as one of the more innovative planners in our profession. His diverse achievements include the development and implementation of hallmark plans, multi‐modal transportation programs, economic development initiatives, and redevelopment strategies for cities in several states. James has been at the leading edge of developing community transportation solutions that work, creating new paradigms for effectively managing challenges such as natural disasters, health issues and solutions to crime in communities, and taking bold steps to help empower citizens. During James's career, his planning has brought to life the visions of communities. Inducted 2014.
Ki Suh Park, is Design and Managing Partner of Gruen Associates, a Los Angeles-based planning and architectural firm. During his more than three decades of accomplishments, he has been honored on both sides of the Pacific. He is a planner with a social conscience, an architect with a bold vision, and a community leader with empathy. Inducted 1999.
Dean Palos's planning career has touched nearly every facet of the profession. He is a recognized leader and an advocate of building great communities through coordinated, broad, and inclusive planning. Dean has successfully steered suburban development to areas with urban services, preserving rural character. Inducted 2008.
Jacqueline Parnell is a pioneer in environmental planning. Since she arrived in Hawaii in 1973, she has had a major role in establishing environmental policy for her adopted state. She has also found the time to serve her profession and her community as a tireless volunteer, role model, and mentor. Inducted 2003.
Julie Pastor, FAICP
Since 1992, Julie Pastor has been Planning Director for one of the fastest growing jurisdictions in the country; Loudoun County, Virginia. Her inclusive style, a steadfast defense of citizen-based goals, and a commitment to staff empowerment have enabled progressive and sustained results. Her efforts have led to: comprehensive environmental and cultural protection strategies, land use review that incorporates fiscal analysis, an expanded rural economy and a series of vital transportation initiatives. Leading by example, Ms. Pastor has inspired and prepared a generation of planners who continue to look to her as mentor and friend from new positions throughout the country. Inducted 2014.
Throughout his 36-year planning career, Robert Paternoster has consistently demonstrated a dedication to meaningful citizen participation, professional integrity, technical excellence, team-building, and creative problem-solving. His constant bias toward action has resulted in not only exceptional plans, but also better housing, stronger neighborhoods, exciting commercial centers, and distinctive public spaces. Inducted 2000.
Charles Pattison has had a career of progressively responsible public service in comprehensive planning, advocacy, environmental permitting, nonprofit management, and exemplary local and state government service from Virginia to Florida. He has proven to be a resilient professional planner willing and capable of battling for the best planning solutions for citizens and the environment. Inducted 2008.
Carl Patton's legacy to the planning profession can best be viewed by walking through downtown Atlanta. As president of Georgia State University, he has demonstrated how a distinguished scholar can leverage his prestigious administrative position and planning expertise to transform Atlanta's struggling central area into a vibrant and livable community. As a result of his leadership, downtown Atlanta is recapturing its position as the essential core of one of America's most rapidly growing regions. Inducted 2003.
Jim Paulmann's contributions to planning have resulted in projects that integrate land use and environmental concerns. The centerpiece of his work is the 10,000-acre Palmer Ranch, which was featured in the book Best Development Practices. His 25 years of experience as a professional public- and private-sector planner, elected government official, and developer have allowed him to create a new standard in environmental and economic balance for sustainable community design that benefits the public, developers, and investors. Inducted 2002.
Kenneth Pearlman has had a distinguished career as an educator at Ohio State. He has edited the Journal of the American Planning Association, and founded and edited the Journal of Planning Literature. Throughout his career, he has maintained a strong, continuous commitment to mentor and work with students and junior faculty. Inducted 2008.
Gene Pearson helped to create and for 30 years has nurtured the development of the Graduate Program in City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis. Pearson currently serves as the director of the program, a position he has held for the past 18 years. In addition to his dedication to teaching, Pearson has an outstanding record of service to the profession, including his terms served as President of the Tennessee Chapter of APA and Vice President of the Chapter Presidents Council. Inducted 2002.
Mary Kay Peck is a leader dedicated to raising the public profile of the planning profession and to being a change agent. She made a positive impact on the communities where she has worked and on planners worldwide. As President, her personable approach led APA through membership growth and change. Inducted 2008.
Thomas Pelham, FAICP
Thomas G. Pelham, a native Floridian and a passionate planning advocate and leader for over 30 years, is widely recognized as the "face of Florida's growth management." Following the adoption of Florida's landmark 1985 Growth Management Act at a time of unprecedented growth, Tom Pelham was at the forefront as the secretary of DCA, the state's planning agency. The only secretary to serve two terms under separate governors, his innovative approaches to the act's most complex requirements, including concurrency, the discouragement of urban sprawl, and rural/agricultural lands protection, established Florida as a model of growth management for the nation. Inducted 2012.
James E. Peters, FAICP
Throughout his career, James Peters has prepared outstanding and innovative work that serves communities and advances the field of planning. Jim is best known for being a national leader in creative and effective preservation planning, leading university classes in conducting professional quality projects, and service to APA. He regularly produces work that influences the practice of planning and quality of life in the communities he serves. Jim's legacy includes preservation of many historic structures, creation of new planning and preservation techniques, countless inspired practicing planners and students, and impactful contributions to the American Planning Association and its Illinois Chapter. Inducted 2014.
Every aspect of planning in northeastern Illinois has benefited from Phillip D. Peters's participation, guidance, and expertise. Phil has accomplished this by creating opportunities for all voices to be heard, by maintaining the principles of sound planning, and promoting the use of partnerships and public/private coalitions. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Patricia D. Petrie, FAICP
Dr. Pattsi Petrie, known both nationally and internationally as an educator, researcher, and advocate of urban planning, has been responsible for influential continuing education programs and a new decision-making model for planners. As a 30-year community activist, she has now turned the bridging of planning theory and practice to an elected role, instilling paradigm shifts related to stormwater management and community justice and promoting local food production and agricultural land preservation concepts for economic development. For six years she led the Planning and Women Division of APA to a myriad of firsts, illuminating and celebrating the successes of women planners. Inducted 2014.
Robert J. Piper committed his career to the art, science, and practice of planning by ensuring that environmental design, public policy, community service, and professionalism were evident in every undertaking. Always the mentor, from his private and public assignments to his nonprofit activities, his integrated approach to community improvements has truly complimented the built environment. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Rocky E. Piro, FAICP
Rocky Piro is a leader and innovator in collaborative regional-local planning in the Seattle area. He oversees the Puget Sound Regional Council's unique and highly successful Plan Review program. He was responsible for developing some of the nation's most groundbreaking regional planning policies, which fully integrate environmental sustainability, growth management, health, and clean transportation. As the City of Shoreline Planning Commission chair, Rocky provided direction for transforming future development to be more compact and urban in character. As the Regional and Intergovernmental Planning Division's first vice president, he has been a leader in broadening the division's outreach and programs. Inducted 2010.
David Pitt, FAICP
David Pitt is a highly accomplished, award-winning, and influential educator; a well-known researcher; and active contributor to practice and the communities he works in. From his early work as a planner in the public and private sectors, he moved on to work as an extension educator and then university professor in planning and landscape architecture. He has taught, advised, and mentored hundreds of students and through his own engaged research and the ongoing work of his former students has had a substantial impact on environmental and land-use planning practice. Inducted 2012.
Joseph A. Pobiner, FAICP
Since 1977, Joseph Andrew Pobiner has promoted responsible and sustainable planning principles. Using technology to deliver these principles effectively and efficiently, he has influenced responsible planning in communities throughout the U.S. and internationally, including rapidly growing cities, the first countywide plans in Texas history, and plans for mixed-use destinations in 24 countries worldwide. Mr. Pobiner's approach to master planning embraces unique designs and responsible development patterns which respect local culture. From edge city plans promoting walkable neighborhoods to the creation of vibrant mixed-use urban destinations, he develops creative and responsible solutions to complex challenges. Inducted 2010.
N.J. 'Pete' Pointner, FAICP
N.J. 'Pete' Pointner has played a key role in directing large-scale and complex projects that have been implemented in 25 states and four foreign countries. Pointner's planning career is notable for an interdisciplinary approach with extensive public involvement. He has conducted planning projects that have focused on land use, urban design, environmental impacts and mitigation, historic preservation, downtown revitalization, transportation systems, and parks and recreation. These projects have received both local and national acclaim. Inducted 2002.
Les Pollock has been the epitome of a professional city planner for three decades. In practice, he has shown communities how physical planning can translate into public policy. In teaching and in his writings, he has trained generations of students and practitioners. And, as an elected official, he has instituted sensible land-use planning decisions. Inducted 2002.
Peter Pollock, FAICP
Peter Pollock is the Ronald Smith Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He worked for almost 25 years for the City of Boulder, and was the City's Planning Director from 1999 to 2006. During the 1997-98 academic year, Mr. Pollock was a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a visiting fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Mr. Pollock began his career as the staff urban planner for the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Colorado where he specialized in solar access protection, energy-conserving land use planning, and outreach to local communities. Inducted 2004.
Douglas Porter's long and successful career, as both a planning consultant and a policy analyst, culminated in his creation of a unique planning research organization, the Growth Management Institute. His publications, recommendations, and public services have advanced the science of planning and laid a knowledge foundation for the next generation. Inducted 2003.
For 36 years, David J. Portman has significantly influenced development in communities throughout New York and Connecticut. He has created planning and zoning models that have been successfully implemented and widely copied. David was ASCP president, a Pomeroy Award winner for 'outstanding zoning accomplishment,' and served as an expert in over 50 court cases. Inducted 2000.
Ralph E. Portmore, FAICP
Ralph Portmore is an accomplished professional in urban and regional planning with public agencies, private landowners, and military installations. He served as a public agency planner for 12 years, establishing the framework for effective development policies having significant impact on the economic and environmental future and quality of life in the State of Hawaii. Ralph is a recognized expert in military facilities planning with 20 years of experience locally and abroad. He has worked in private practice since 1985 and is currently a principal at Group 70 International. He lives in Hawaii and enjoys a second retreat home in Thailand. Inducted 2010.
Roy Potter: Never content with the status quo, his leadership expanded the frontiers of urban planning through innovation to create more livable cities. He is an effective, results-oriented professional who has had a positive impact on urban development in the United States and abroad during his 42 years in the field. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
A popular speaker, facilitator, and adjunct professor at Cal Poly Pomona, Steve Preston combines professional practice, planning education, and service in equal measure. An associate writes, 'Steve is extraordinary vigor, self-sacrifice, and conviction. He is value-driven, believing that planning principles make the critical differences in quality of life for people and communities.' Inducted 2001.
Richard 'Dick' Prosser's career, now spanning more than five decades, has left a lasting mark on both the physical landscape and the careers of others. He is a consensus builder who leads by example and has mentored numerous young planners. His visionary and collaborative approach to planning has resulted in quality communities and plans that will stand the test of time. Inducted 2008.
Rick Pruetz creates innovative approaches to growth management and has authored groundbreaking publications on the subject with his most recent book providing the most comprehensive study of TDR to date. Rick has made his mark with TDR programs in California and New Mexico. His TDR program for Santa Fe County was the first TDR ordinance adopted in the state of New Mexico. Inducted 2004.
David L. Pugh has been a champion, contributor, and innovator in the planning field for over 30 years. He has excelled as a teacher and mentor, and has been public servant extraordinaire to Texas A&M University, Texas APA Chapter, ACSP, AICP, APA, and the community. Inducted 1999.
Mary Joan Pugh has, for 20 years, distinguished herself as a 'leader of leaders.' Her visionary guidance has advanced the practice of planning, particularly environmental planning, at the local, regional, and state levels. Her many successful initiatives have strengthened the overall quality of planning and public confidence in the planning profession. Inducted 2001.
Joel Edward Putterman, FAICP
Joel Putterman combines integrated interdisciplinary planning approaches and visually effective communication of complex planning information to ensure the highest and best use of federal land and facilities for the Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Joel's transformation plans and implementation development guidelines have promoted innovative, financially feasible and sustainable programs for the Air Force, Kennedy Space Center, Fort Bliss Expansion, and CDC campuses nationwide. For seventeen years, his astute pro bono community advocacy and planning development advisory services helped formulate a walkable, town-center, transit station oriented vision plan for Brookhaven, Georgia. Inducted 2014.
Ray Quay, FAICP
A skilled innovator, educator, and visionary, Ray Quay is a change agent. By helping us see old problems in new ways, anticipate change, create innovative adaptive strategies, and bring diverse interests to consensus, Ray has changed our profession and the communities he serves. Inducted 2001.
Bruce Race, FAICP
Evident through his leadership in public service and in the profession, Bruce Race is a persistent and effective advocate for responsible stewardship of urban places. He insists on the need to empower citizens, believing engaged communities make for better plans. His leadership has influenced the renaissance of San Francisco's public realm, stimulated the growing regionalism movement in California's Central Valley, prepared a generation of young people to become active citizens, redefined contemporary thinking about community revitalization, and catalyzed the start-up of a new interdisciplinary university master's program. His projects have garnered 30 planning awards including 15 from the American Planning Association. Inducted 2012.
Myles Rademan is the consummate community builder and leader. His diverse planning career emphasizes public planning activities, university teaching, overseas experiences, consulting and leadership training. Myles is nationally and internationally recognized for his innovative approaches to motivating citizens, visioning, and implementation strategies. His life-long commitment as a trend-setting entrepreneur for "the public good" is inspiring. Inducted 2006.
Jeffrey Alan Rader, FAICP
Decatur , Georgia
Working for 26 years at the interface between planning analysis and policy implementation, Jeff Rader is widely recognized for integrating comprehensive planning objectives into major decisions in the contemporary life of metropolitan Atlanta. Focusing on infrastructure, environmental and development policy, and engaging business, public interest, and governmental policymakers, Jeff has made essential contributions and is exemplary of a planner assuming direct responsibility for change. In private and public sector roles, and now in elected office, his signature achievement is advancing a clear, inclusive public interest in the region's approach to overcoming challenges imposed by rapid growth and a changing world. Inducted 2014.
Julianne Rankin's achievements in public-private partnerships, housing and economic development have demonstrated resourceful leadership, political savvy and technical skills for 25 years. Balancing major demands of the country's fourth fastest growing metropolitan area, Julianne has been a dynamic catalyst for improving the quality of life for Texas border region. Inducted 2004.
In his 51-year planning career, George M. Raymond has distinguished himself as a leading practitioner, teacher, and writer. In cities and suburbs, classrooms and courtrooms, before Congress and professional gatherings, he has worked to improve the human environment and protect the natural environment with fairness to all. Inducted 2000.
Robert Reiman is a highly regarded teacher and mentor of undergraduate planning students from 1975 to 1989. He was also very active in chapter affairs and community service. Although retired from teaching, he continues training local governmental staff, facilitating groups doing strategic planning, and is a county zoning administrator. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Carol A. Rhea, FAICP
Carol Rhea embodied the values of inclusiveness and participation as she used her passion for building capacity, promoting good government, and fostering volunteerism to make a difference throughout her career to local governments and APA. She was instrumental in the adoption of plans and ordinances in numerous towns and counties that shaped their futures and changed their destinies, and she has been a tireless advocate of local government planning evident in her work on the NC Water Supply Watershed program. As chair of APA's Governance Committee, she successfully advocated synchronized election cycles and a consolidated ballot to improve service to members. Inducted 2014.
Suzann Rhodes, FAICP
Suzann Rhodes is a national leader in transportation planning. She led statewide policy changes in Ohio by developing a process that integrates the planning process and its principles into public-sector transportation planning and decision making, and secured its implementation by educating over 1,000 transportation professionals. Her research, presentations, training, and work products advanced planning practice nationally by setting the standard and demanding the inclusion of planning elements into traditional transportation project development, with emphasis on impacts from commerce through freight mobility. Her work is nationally recognized by the National Academy of Science, TRB, ASHTO and FHWA. Inducted 2012.
Orlando A. Riutort, FAICP
Newport News, Virginia
For more than 44 years, Al Riutort has served as a public planner in federal, regional, and local agencies. Mr. Riutort led the planning efforts and departments for Fairfax County; Dallas, Texas; the Appalachian Regional Commission; the HUD office in Philadelphia; and several communities in Virginia, including the City of Newport News where he developed the city's first citizen-based comprehensive plan. As a professional planner, Mr. Riutort was a teacher and mentor to many aspiring planners who now work in planning. As a charter member of AICP, he exemplified the Code of Ethics in all facets of his career. Inducted 2010.
Randal Roark's nationally recognized 35-year planning career has been divided equally among the areas of public service, private practice and teaching and research. He has consistently demonstrated innovative solutions in the areas of urban design, smart growth, environmental planning, and public space. His has been a long and exemplary dedication to the awareness and involvement of citizens and students in the importance of their public realm, the quality of their environment, and the future of their community. Inducted 2003.
Thomas Roberts's accomplishments in city, county, and regional planning, institution building, and private consulting, his teaching and writing endeavors, and his dedicated leadership as executive director of AIP, president of ASPO, founding director of APA, and in other leadership roles over the years demonstrate an abiding commitment to the planning profession. Inducted 2000.
Harold Robertson has achieved remarkable success in regional growth management and joint city/county planning to control sprawl. His work served as a model for Washington State's Growth Management Act. Recently, Harold directed the planning for a monorail system in Seattle; and in November 2002, voters approved construction one of the nation's first urban monorails. Inducted 2003.
Jaquelin T. Robertson, Rhodes Scholar and founding partner of Cooper Robertson & Partners, was founder and director of the New York City Office of Midtown Planning & Development, and served as New York City Planning Commissioner and Dean of the University of Virginia Architecture School. A Thomas Jefferson Medalist, he was founder of the Mayor's Institute on City Design and co-author of the AIA National Growth Policy. Inducted 2006.
Gloria W. Robinson has excelled from the community to the federal level in a career built on the belief that the planning profession could transform communities and thereby transform lives. Communities and people throughout Michigan and across the nation live better lives as a result of her transforming efforts. Inducted 2004.
Sergio Rodriguez is the epitome of the American Dream. Given the opportunity to get an excellent education in the planning field, he has succeeded by devoting his professional and personal life to serve the planning profession with distinction at the local and national level through APA, AICP, and PAB, and through other related and community service organizations. Inducted 2000.
Wolfgang G. Roeseler has collaborated with city planning pioneers in the formation of current city planning practice in the United States and Europe for over 50 years. To further the profession, he established the Ph.D. in urban and regional science and the Master of Science in land development at Texas A&M University. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Joseph Lee Rodgers: Professor Rodgers has displayed a lifelong passion, a creative vision, and consummate skill as a pioneer in the teaching and practice of City and Regional Planning. His students evaluated him as a teacher and mentor who encouraged them to go beyond their self-imposed limitations, and they remembered him with appreciation and affection. Inducted 2001.
Marsha Rood's passion and commitment to the enhancement of urban places and livable environments have been recognized by significant awards from many prominent professional and community organizations. Importantly, the City of Pasadena has honored Marsha as a 'living history maker' for her achievements in reshaping the community in which she served. Inducted 2004.
Through his early leadership as President of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning and Chair of the Urban and Regional Planning Department at San Jose State University for 30 years, Donald Rothblatt has helped to establish an outstanding educational program to train a generation of planners, improve planning practice internationally, and contribute significantly to research in the planning field. Inducted 2006.
Richard Rothman's distinguished career in urban design spans more than 35 years. His ardent advocacy on behalf of underserved communities, pioneering work in downtown revitalization and smart growth, and mastery of urban designs that are creative and sustainable have elevated the quality of communities in both urban and rural America. He has been recognized for his vision, expertise, and tireless work throughout the Southeast and the nation. Inducted 2006.
Janet Ruggiero's knowledge of and commitment to strong planning principles is exemplified by her achievements in legislation and successful growth management and infill programs. Her can-do attitude coupled with creativity and fairness form the basis for her successful leadership in APA. Effective organizational and people skills are her career trademarks. Inducted 2000.
David Sawicki has built new planning programs, launched one of the nations' first GIS educational initiatives, pioneered ways to elevate planners' use of analytic methods, and contributed to planning scholarship. He is Past-President of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, and was just named as the new editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association. Inducted 2004.
Brenda Scheer, FAICP
Salt Lake City, Utah
In her 2005 commencement speech as dean of the University of Utah, Brenda Scheer said, "Planning is all around us. We walk through it and we interact in it every day, and as planners we have the privilege and great responsibility to affect the experiences of all who participate in it." She has taken on this responsibility and transformed planning with her strength, vitality, and creative intelligence as she elevated the University of Utah to an exceptional level, engaged the community in planning issues, provided scholarly research, mentored students, and committed herself to the highest ideals of the planning profession. Inducted 2012.
Gary Schoennauer, FAICP
San Jose, California
Gary Schoennauer spent 30 years as an innovative leader in the San Jose Department of Planning and is widely credited with changing the entire planning approach in America's 10th largest city and the Capital of Silicon Valley. Schoennauer has taught core planning courses in the Urban Planning Program at San Jose State University and is recipient of APA's National Planning Award for Distinguished Leadership as a Professional Planner. In 1997 Schoennauer retired as San Jose's Planning Director and formed the planning consulting firm, The Schoennauer Company. In 2010 he retired, and is now Founder Emeritus of his company. Inducted 2002.
Sue Schwartz's years as a planner are filled with spirited involvement and achievement as a citizen, a professional, and an APA leader in the State of North Carolina and at the national level. Her dedication has left legacies in the areas of greenways, neighborhood planning, and social equity, and the establishment of the Fellows of AICP. Inducted 2003.
Paul Sedway, FAICP
San Francisco, California
Paul Sedway is recognized for his planning innovation in consulting to local, regional, and state agencies as well as in the private sector. He also has imparted much of this in teaching at the University of California, in his writings and speeches, and has shared it with colleagues through leadership activities in professional planning and related organizations. Inducted 1999.
During his urban planning career, Dan Sefko has developed innovative, effective, user-friendly and community-embracing planning solutions for over 100 municipalities in Texas. Dan has devoted countless hours of service, consensus-building and mentoring to cities that will benefit from his time and efforts for years to come. Inducted 2008.
James A. Segedy is a planner, teacher, mentor, and champion of small town planning. His greatest accomplishment is the legacy he has left through his students. Jim has made a difference in the planning world because he has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of planning students and professionals who are making great communities happen. Inducted 2006.
Ann Shafor is a solid example of professionalism and leadership with demonstrated and exceptional accomplishment over her long career. Her impact upon tough issues — including fair-share housing, anti-discrimination, and water resources protection — has had, and continues to have, a lasting impact upon the Greater Dayton Region, the State of Ohio, and the nation. Inducted 2003.
John W. Shardlow, FAICP
St. Paul, Minnesota
In a career spanning 31 years and grounded in service to more than 100 communities, John Shardlow is admired and respected for his contributions to some of the most important planning issues in the Twin Cities and throughout Minnesota. With his involvement in regional land use plans, redevelopment projects, main street revitalizations, and high-profile environmental and conservation projects, John has guided sustainable planning practices throughout the state. A revered teacher, mentor, and leader, he takes great pride in developing professional and citizen planners through his work within ULI, SLUC, and GTS, further demonstrating his dedication to the future of planning. Inducted 2010.
For more than three decades, Sumner Sharpe has crafted inventive plans and planning policy. He has completed hundreds of projects, educated hundreds of students, volunteered hundreds of hours to community organizations, and held many different state and national positions in APA and AICP. Depth of experience, respect of peers, and passion for planning epitomize him. Inducted 1999.
Ethel Sheffer, FAICP
New York, New York
Ethel Sheffer is a practicing planner with Insight Associates and a New York City civic leader. She has made a measurable difference in community planning and making citizen participation a political reality. Ethel's skills negotiating public, private, and community interests, and professional dedication to strengthening public planning processes, are demonstrated in multiple arenas: shaping megaprojects in Manhattan; successful rezoning and preservation studies; and community plans across the city. Ethel led the APA NY Metro Chapter for six years, fostering collaborations among diverse civic and professional organizations. She is a teacher and mentor to scores of planning students at Columbia University. Inducted 2012.
Ron Shiffman is an innovative planning practitioner, educator, and advocate whose work spans five decades and four continents. His work reflects the belief that planning is a synthesis of reason — our capacity to understand; democracy — a belief in people; and equity — the principles of social, economic, and environmental justice. Inducted 2002.
Ronald N. Short, effective pioneer in professional positions coast to coast by creating unique, original and cutting edge products and services. Mr. Short dedicated his 40-year career to the public sector through local government. He has proved leadership commitment to APA/AICP at the section, chapter, and national levels. Inducted 2000.
Donald Shoup is an academic authority on parking and its effects on transportation, land use, cities, the economy, and the environment. He has testified about parking policies before Congress and the California legislature, and his research has resulted in state and federal legislation implementing his proposal to cash out employer-paid parking. Inducted 2004.
Throughout Marty Shukerts's 27-year career he has consistently produced plans distinguished by a unique combination of creative analysis, urban design excellence and feasibility. His pioneering work as Omaha's planning director continues to positively shape that community, while his innovative plans have improved numerous communities in Nebraska, Iowa, and other midwestern states. Inducted 2004.
David Siegel, FAICP
Lake Oswego, Oregon
David Siegel's involvement with APA is legendary. His work during two terms on the Board of Directors and as APA President benefited planning across the nation and planners worldwide. Through his efforts, planners became more aware of their impact as agents of change. Leading by example, he supported recovery planning in Gulf Coast communities following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, championed the re-branding of APA, and led the efforts of APA's international partners to create the Global Planners Declaration and Global Planners Network. Dave's objective was for APA to truly 'make a difference.' Inducted 2008.
Christopher Silver's 31 years of academic and professional practice in urban and regional encompass academic leadership at major U.S. and international universities. He has advanced APA/AICP commitment to our primary clients, the citizens through research and writing and has established a legacy through his mentorship of future planning professionals. Inducted 2008.
Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP
Raleigh, North Carolina
Mitchell Silver inspires practitioners and community advocates to "fall in love with planning again." Often referred to as the first rock star of the American Planning Association, especially in his role as APA President (2011-2013), Mitchell clearly demonstrates the importance of bridging cultural divides and presenting sound fiscal arguments in planning. Mitchell has elevated the planning profession through persuasive research and communication when speaking to local, national and international audiences about economic resiliency and changing demographics. His work, primarily in cities on the east coast, includes innovative policy-making in the areas of comprehensive planning, urban design and implementation strategies. Inducted 2014.
Marshall D. Slagle has served the planning profession in numerous local, state, national, and chapter development capacities. As the Kentucky Chapter's longest running president, he solidified the position of the chapter with many associated groups, thereby developing long-term relationships that will continue to enhance the planning profession in Kentucky. Inducted 2000.
Michael Slavney, FAICP
Mike Slavney helps communities develop progressive visions for their future and the confidence to attain their goals. His innovative participatory approaches and growth management systems engender strong belief in the value of planning. His career has focused on enhancing community character from the hamlet to regional scale, improving intergovernmental relations, coordinating land use and transportation, and preserving agricultural and natural systems. Practicing from his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, Mike has helped forward the profile of the profession throughout the Upper Midwest. Mentored (effectively) by Mary Joan Pugh, FAICP, and Lane Kendig, Mike is devoted to nurturing young planners. Inducted 2004.
Brian K. Smith has devoted his 38-year career to community-based planning, taking the residents of Pinellas County from issues, to goals, to completed projects. He has provided leadership by mentoring staff, citizens, and elected officials on creating national planning models within this unique Florida county. He is recognized as an untiring champion of trails and other quality-of-life programs in county, state, and national forums. Inducted 2006.
Herbert H. Smith enjoyed a long and distinguished career, first as a public sector planner, then as a private practitioner, and finally as a teacher. Herbert H. Smith's legacy will be his tomes of common sense, The Citizen's Guide to Planning and The Citizen's Guide to Zoning. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Myles Greene Smith has pioneered historic preservation efforts of national importance in Savannah and along coastal Georgia. He has steered the significant resources of the Georgia Power Company in its resolve to revitalize small towns across the state. And he has helped lead initiatives to incorporate sound growth management policies in both the Atlanta region and at the state level through Georgia's Growth Strategies Commission, the Quality Growth Partnership, and Atlanta's Regional Development Plan. Inducted 2003.
William L. Snowden, FAICP
Bill Snowden teaches people to make their own decisions about their communities and has thus forever changed both rural and urban towns and cities. He has empowered poor neighborhoods, and devised affordable housing programs and successful urban revitalization projects. His leadership has demonstrated the value and importance of planning. In return, the communities where he has worked have realized that if citizens — regardless of age, race, or station in life — have an informed and effective voice in planning their communities, it not only makes good political sense but leads to sustainable development and achieves greater human potential. Inducted 2010.
Frank S. So was the executive director of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners. His major accomplishments in education and professional practice include the editing of four planning textbooks, including the Practice of Local Government Planning, and overseeing the publication of more than 60 books on planning. Inducted 1999.
Les Solin consistently has been recognized for superior quality planning. His products promote comprehensive planning and sustainable development. Author of the AICP Professional Practice Manual and Chair of AICP professional practice, he has advanced planning and management practices by heightening visibility of ethical planning principles and technical standards of practice. Inducted 1999.
Cheryl Soon's career spans the distance from Boston, where she worked to create high speed rail between Boston and New York, to Hawaii, where she was named Honolulu's first woman Planning Director and the first woman Transportation Director. Cheryl is a forceful leader and always on the cutting edge of sustainability, rapid transit, project delivery, and advanced citizen involvement techniques. Inducted 2004.
Jeff Soule's career has followed a pattern of working to expand the role and presence of planning in public affairs. He has accomplished this in planning for the countryside and resources-based regions, in urban design, in historic preservation, as a citizen volunteer, and, currently, as Policy Director of APA. Inducted 2001.
James A. Spencer has served as a faculty member and director of The University of Tennessee School of Planning since 1968. He is best known for the Spencer reports, which significantly impacted planning school accreditation and AICP credentialing. Jim has also served his community and chapter in numerous roles. Inducted 1999.
William Spikowski, FAICP
Fort Myers, Florida
For more than 28 years, Bill Spikowski has been a leading planner in southwest Florida. His projects and writings have had lasting positive impacts on the state and nation. Hallmarks of his work include redevelopment in one of the largest 1950s-era antiquated platted subdivisions of more than 120,000 lots; an award-wining land development code to implement a Towns, Villages and Countryside Plan; and his study on the housing challenges for migrant farmworkers in Lee County. His cutting-edge contributions to the planning profession have helped shape communities across the country through their use of his pioneering work on form-based codes. Inducted 2012.
Marvin Springer's achievements in the field of urban planning spanned over 40 years. His work with Harland Bartholomew, as Planning Director of the City of Dallas, and later as an urban planning consultant has left an indelible mark on the planning profession. His innovations and insight provided the foundation for many planning principles still in use today. Inducted 2003. (Deceased)
Robert Stacey has devoted his career to making Oregon's landmark planning laws work. Since 1975, as public interest lawyer, city planning director, or policy advisor, Stacey has led development of Oregon's urban growth boundaries, 'needed housing' laws, and farmland protection program, as well as Portland's transit and smart growth successes. Inducted 2008.
Peter D. Salins is one of the profession's most distinguished academic members. A member of AICP since 1978, he has served the profession as a faculty member and academic administrator, as a leading scholar and policy advisor, as coeditor of JAPA, and as Vice President of APA's New York Chapter. Inducted 2001.
Earl M. Starnes has been involved with Florida planning initiatives for the past 30 years. Starnes's early work — which includes service on the planning task force that developed the initiatives for statewide planning, land use, water management, and land acquisition and implementing the Development of Regional Impact program — serves as the cornerstone of the state's current planning program. Starnes chaired the first department of planning at the University of Florida where he is now serving as an Emeritus Professor. Inducted 2002.
Donald J. Stastny participates in the building of community, physically and culturally. Utilizing design as a strategic planning tool, he has elevated the public's understanding and expectations of our urban and rural constructs locally, nationally, and internationally. Inducted 2000.
Jay Stein is a teacher, mentor, and scholar dedicated to the education of students. He has provided visionary academic leadership as chair of two planning programs and as dean of the design college at the University of Florida. Throughout his career Jay has been an institutional change agent, supporter of interdisciplinary approaches, and an innovator in planning education and practice. Inducted 2004.
Stuart Stein is one of the rare planners who effectively blended teaching and professional work with public service. Stu has had an outstanding career as a public official at several levels of government, and is praised for his pro-bono planning and design assistance to neighborhood organizations, communities, and government leaders. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Michael Stepner's career exemplifies the essence of planning. His vision and ability have inspired students, colleagues, community leaders, and activists, resulting in an enhanced and invigorated quality of life in San Diego. His national leadership, professionalism, teaching, and example have resulted in the promotion of planning at its best. Inducted 2000.
Jill Brown Sterrett, FAICP
Jill Brown Sterrett's cutting-edge, inter-disciplinary approach to urban planning, sustainability, and historic preservation has made a significant contribution throughout the western United States, focusing on long-range planning for state and federal agencies and local jurisdictions. For 10 years, she directed the Seattle office of a global planning and landscape architecture firm. Her many years of involvement in APA included leading the teams responsible for two Livable Washington publications, which recommended updates to Washington's Growth Management Act. She also led a year-long effort to create Washington APA's Sustainable Washington online publication, addressing planning for climate change. Inducted 2004.
Bruce Stiftel has strengthened urban planning education and practice through his teaching and research at Florida State University, as editor of the Journal of Planning Education and Research, and as president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. He is also recognized internationally as the founding chairperson of the Global Planning Education Association Network. Inducted 2004.
Albert Jack Stodghill, FAICP
Hilton Village, Virginia
Jack became a planner under Harland Bartholomew, dean of American planning. As the first planning director of the newly-consolidated City of Newport News, Jack's work made a significant difference by preparing the city for the 21st-Century. He created Newport News Park, one of the nation's largest municipal parks; planned Oyster Point, now the city's central business district; and established the Hilton Village Historic District - recognized as one of America's Great Neighborhoods by the APA. During his 35-year consulting practice, Jack's planning and zoning projects made lasting contributions to the quality of Virginia communities and preservation of the Chesapeake Bay. Inducted 2014.
Is Stollman practiced and taught planning for 50 years. Fifty years in 50 words: Cleveland, 1948, capital improvement programming, teaching at Western Reserve; Youngstown, 1951, comprehensive plan, planning director establishing official agency; Ohio State, 1957, establishing graduate planning program; ASPO, 1968, executive director; AIP-ASPO, 1976, report on linking; APA, AICP, 1978, executive director; 1994, executive director emeritus; University of Virginia, teaching planning history. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Judith Stoloff has focused on planning to meet the needs of low-income communities for decent housing and self-determination. Whether as a neighborhood advocate, government staff, or developer, Judith has supported communities' vision and facilitated creative, positive results nationally for more than 40 years. Inducted 2006.
Robert L. Sturdivant dedicated 39 years to urban planning practice. He guided the development and adoption of Santa Clara County's urban development policy, which was, and still is, a working model on how to guide urban growth and protect valuable agriculture and open space. He contributed greatly to citizen diplomacy with Russia. Inducted 2001.
Ken Sulzer has spent 35 years in the varied aspects of planning; first, working in urban renewal in Boston; next, working on the Washington Metro System, later completing the first District of Columbia five-year capital improvements programs while at the National Capital Planning Commission; and then developing and implementing a regional planning program in San Diego that is a state and national model. Inducted 1999.
Vernon Swaback has combined innovative award-winning planning practice with a lifetime of assisting and encouraging government officials, the citizenry, and the development industry to view planning as one of society's greatest contributions for living in a harmony with itself and with the natural environment. Inducted 2003.
Debra Sydenham, FAICP
Deb Sydenham's exceptional leadership legitimized planning in Arizona by developing a transferable planning framework. From council chambers to the statehouse, she taught Navajos the importance of planning to preserve their heritage; trained over 5,000 public officials about planning their communities; created a vision for Arizona through Growing Smarter Guiding Principles; developed the Arizona Smart Growth Scorecard, used by 80 percent of its jurisdictions; and helped save Arizona's $9.2 billion military industry by addressing land-use compatibility and community growth through a nationally recognized landmark planning endeavor. She is a proven agent of change who has created a legacy for planning in Arizona. Inducted 2012.
Jeff Taebel is a catalyst for environmental stewardship and sustainable regional planning. At the Houston-Galveston Area Council, he has created innovative community and environmental planning programs and formed partnerships yielding lasting regional benefits. His leadership has also contributed to successful community-driven initiatives and then development of the planning profession. He has served the profession through involvement and leadership in APA/AICP. Inducted 2008.
Emily Talen, FAICP
Emily Talen profoundly influenced scholarship and practice in planning, especially in the field of urban design. She focuses on the driving forces behind and the impediments to the creation of walkable, sustainable, and socially diverse neighborhoods. She has studied and practiced in Santa Barbara, California; Morgantown, West Virginia; Dallas; Urbana, Illinois; Chicago; and the Phoenix. She is an active teacher and a prolific, award-winning writer, with four solely authored books, close to 50 refereed journal articles, and many contributions to leading collections dealing with urban design and urban development. Inducted 2012.
Brian Taylor, FAICP
Los Angeles, California
Brian Taylor is professor of urban planning and director of the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies & Institute of Transportation Studies at UCLA. His research analyzes how the geopolitics of public finance affect transportation planning outcomes; evaluates public transit system performance to inform debates over the mode; develops theoretically grounded evaluations of transportation equity; and employs innovative methods to understand travel behavior. He has published extensively (more than 150 pieces, 46 of which are refereed), is widely cited (more than 850 times), and has influenced federal and state transportation policy and transportation planning practice in Los Angeles County. Inducted 2012.
Robert Teska's career spans 38 years and 400 projects throughout the U.S. and abroad, including 24 years as President of Teska Associates, Inc. His practice is acclaimed for high standards of professional service, interdisciplinary perspectives, innovative approaches, and teamwork. He has demonstrated excellence as a civic leader, mentor of young professionals, and author/speaker. Inducted 1999.
Carol J. Thomas, FAICP
Carol J. Thomas has advanced the importance of planning practice across New England and China. As a highly respected planning consultant, and educator at Harvard University and the University of Rhode Island, Carol has been a planning trailblazer. She was one of MIT's first female planning students, the sixth female member of AIP, President of AICP, two-time Massachusetts APA Chapter president, and a 45-year leader within the American Society of Consulting Planners. In recognition of Carol's planning excellence, she has been awarded APA's 'Distinguished Service Award' and the 'Foreign Expert Award' by the People's Republic of China. Inducted 1999.
June Thomas has made creative and important contributions to several areas of planning scholarship, including the relationships among racial inequity, social reform, and urban planning; the role of city agencies in supporting urban community development; and the connection between spiritual leadership and the planning process. Inducted 2003.
Ronald Thomas, FAICP
For 40 years Ron Thomas has helped communities navigate change through truly inclusive planning. For him planning is the highest form of civic work, from neighborhoods to regions, even megaregions. He pioneered planners' use of interactive facilitation, television, large-scale engagement, and visualization technologies that enable citizens of all strata and races to constructively participate in planning. Throughout his career, he has found opportunity to advance planning at the national level as well as practice at all scales literally from coast to coast. As regional agency director, educator, and practitioner, Ron Thomas exemplifies purposeful leadership in the planning profession. Inducted 2012.
Throughout his distinguished career, Sidney Thomas transformed the dynamics of planning throughout Georgia and South Carolina, instilling the concepts of intergovernmental cooperation, regionalism, and local comprehensive planning. His career stands as a decades-long testament that public service, which makes a difference, is not a job — it is a calling. Inducted 2001.
Michael 'Paddy' Tillett heads the Department of Planning and Urban Design for Zimmer Gunsul Frasca, a 320-person architectural firm based in Portland, Oregon. His contributions to planning and urban design have earned numerous awards. He is widely published, and a frequent speaker on topics related to urban planning. Inducted 1999.
Anthony R. Tomazinis: Dr. Tomazinis was described by the class of 1999 as 'the most dynamic and most respected professor the department has ever seen,' an outstanding mentor for the last 25 years, an innovative, insightful, and inspiring teacher. He renewed, reconstructed, and saved Penn's Department of Community and Regional Planning, transforming it into a leader in the field. He is also a respected international consultant effectively linking theory and practice. Inducted 2001.
Ken Topping has pioneered innovations in planning, citizen participation, economic development, infrastructure management, and post-disaster reconstruction. He has held professional leadership positions, authored articles, drafted legislation, taught at universities, directed preparation of award-winning plans, advised foreign governments, and has been a leader in bringing information technology to the planning profession. Inducted 2000.
Nohad A. Toulan: Founding dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University; first planning director of the Greater Cairo Region and author of many of the concepts influencing the current development of the region; directed the participation of a Comprehensive Regional Development Plan for the Holy City of Makkah in Saudi Arabia; one of a small group of individuals who drafted the original Portland urban growth boundary; a major contributor to future vision in Portland and Oregon; author of the basic concepts guiding the university's role in the community, including the development of the University District. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Joseph Tovar has empowered communities to adopt and implement innovative plans. His leadership was critical to the adoption of Washington State's Landmark Growth Management Act and in building important ongoing public and political support for planning. His groundbreaking case law decisions have added substance and clarity to the law. Inducted 2004.
Bill Towler has advanced the field of planning in Arizona through the development of innovative conservation-based comprehensive plans for Coconino County, influencing legislative policy, and collaborating with others for the betterment of the community. His contributions to open-space preservation and protection of the natural environment create a lasting legacy for future generations. He has been committed to collaborative efforts that are inclusive of a wide variety of public and private interests. Inducted 2008.
Susan L. Trevarthen, FAICP
Fort Lauderdale , Florida
Susan L. Trevarthen, JD, AICP, is a defender and author of Florida growth management, planning and land development regulations, a statewide leader in school facilities planning and school concurrency regulation, and a nationally recognized author, teacher, and mentor to planners, attorneys and officials. She has effectively advanced the planning story to attorneys, planners, officials, and the public for over 25 years. She synthesized the First Amendment law applicable to land use regulation, translated it into best practices that planners and officials could implement in their work, and published and taught those practices to over 600 planners and municipal attorneys. Inducted 2014.
William Trimm's outstanding work with a myriad of stakeholders in both urban and rural communities has brought about positive change. His innovative approach of community visioning and plan implementation resulted in the development of the award-winning Mill Creek Town Center, his most notable accomplishment. He has advanced the state and art of planning with professional accomplishments that have been the cutting edge and transferable to other communities. Inducted 2008.
Frank F. Turner's career is devoted to planning and developing high quality, sustainable cities. His planning philosophy centers on the use of multidisciplinary teams and citizen participation to create vision and action. Mr. Turner's commitment to the profession is demonstrated through outstanding personal leadership and support of educational and legislative programs. Inducted 2000.
Stuart Turner, 38 years professional planner; contributed to the advancement of professional planning practice, the planning profession and education of aspiring planners through participation on national and chapter AIP, APA, and AICP, Boards, Commissions, and committee; high-quality and innovative comprehensive planning advice to public and private sectors including land use, conservation, housing, and sensitive representation of the public interest; advanced education of planners through teaching and participation in the accreditation process. Inducted 2000.
Richard Tustian gained national recognition for his conception and construction of one of the most comprehensive growth management systems in the United States. His achievements, in over 20 years as Planning Director of Montgomery County, Maryland, exemplify the state of the art for successful implementation of innovative planning techniques. Inducted 1999.
Dr. Elizabeth 'Libby' Tyler has extensive planning practice, research, and teaching achievements focusing on the environment, public involvement, and community development. Her greatest contribution has been advocating for communities that host major universities, having led such efforts in both Berkeley, CA and Urbana, IL. Her long time service to APA has furthered the organization to represent and include a diverse constituency. Inducted 2008.
Norman Tyler, FAICP
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Norman Tyler has had a life-long commitment to education and community planning. He served for 17 years as director of the Eastern Michigan University planning program, and is an award-winning educator recognized for development of innovative, educational web-based applications. His research has focused on community development, preservation planning, and downtown revitalization. He has authored two published books and one online book on planning and preservation. He has assisted in community building throughout his career, from West African villages (1960s) to inner-city Baltimore neighborhoods (1970s) to Pennsylvania coal mining towns (1980s) to small cities throughout Michigan (1990s) to virtual communities (2000s). Inducted 2012.
Richard Unger has demonstrated a very high degree of commitment to the planning profession and the APA organization. Rich worked in several states and has dedicated his professional planning career to community building through application of his leadership, knowledge, and experience, through training and mentoring younger planners, and finally, by taking active roles to make sure that our professional organization remains strong and relevant. Inducted 2008.
David P. Varady: Professor Varady's housing scholarship is highly regarded by his peers because of his action orientation, his ability to combine quantitative and qualitative techniques, his cross-national perspective and his realistic approach to urban problems. He has presented his research at national and international conferences and as an invited lecturer. Inducted 2008.
Lisa Verner's expertise in facilitated collaboration and understanding high-tech businesses comes from 25 years in planning. An innovator, she integrates planning and economic development and works with cities and high-tech firms to promote community growth. Lisa gives back to the planning community through educational leadership addressing growth management. Inducted 2006.
Stephen Villavaso is a land use planner and zoning pioneer with 29 years of dedicated experience. Combining the skills of urban planning and law, he has been a leader in brownfields redevelopment, zoning and solid waste management. His real world applications have been both innovative and successful in New Orleans, throughout the U.S. and internationally. Inducted 2008.
Joe Vining has been instrumental in guiding the rapid growth of a small Texas city into a sustainable community where its citizens can live and work. His promotion of citizen participation, encouragement of teamwork, and ability to implement plans are noteworthy in Texas and are key elements to his success and the success of Round Rock. Inducted 2006.
Recognized by APA as a National Planning Pioneer, Francis Violich is renowned for his contributions to both the practice of comprehensive planning, introducing American planning methods and models in Latin America. Fran is also well known for his contributions shaping the planning program at the University of California, Berkeley. As a faculty member at Berkeley, Fran has been inspirational teacher to planning students for five decades, a contribution that may be met but is unsurpassed in planning. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Alan M. Voorhees has been a pioneer in urban transportation planning, an influential writer on planning standards and methods, an effective president and leader of AIP, a contributor to historic preservation who was labeled brilliantly visionary, and a recipient of many honors, recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Inducted 2001. (Deceased)
Martin Wachs is a distinguished educator and academic administrator, internationally known for his scholarship, consulting, and policy advocacy in the fields of transportation planning and professional ethics. Wachs's edited book, Ethics in Planning, has been widely used as the principal academic text on ethics for over a dozen years. He served as Professor of Urban Planning at UCLA for 25 years, where he served three terms as Head of the Urban Planning Department and founded the UCLA Branch of the Institute of Transportation Studies. Inducted 2002.
Fritz Wagner has a long and distinguished career in teaching and mentoring students, citizens, local journalists, practicing planners, and planning commissioners. As a professor and founding dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of New Orleans, he has been an activist academic-planner who has raised the level of planning awareness throughout the state of Louisiana and New Orleans metro region. Through the college, which he led for 20 years, he has transformed urban and regional planning in the state, and as a result, many comprehensive plans and smart growth initiatives are underway in the New Orleans area. Inducted 2001.
Roger Wagoner is a leader in defining innovative and strategic methods for community visioning and for achieving these visions while protecting and enhancing both the natural and built environment. His commitment features urban design applications and solutions that have received national recognition. Inducted 2000.
Roger Waldon personifies the link between planning theory and practice. Drawing on innovative ideas, his successes include the establishment of an Urban Services Boundary, New Urbanism developments, visualization techniques, shifts in transportation policy, and affordable housing in Chapel Hill. These concepts and principles are models to students and practicing planners everywhere. Inducted 2004.
Bill Wallace's innovative efforts in planning and development span more than 35 years. He was the primary implementer of Mayor Joe Riley's vision for the renaissance of Charleston, South Carolina. Most notable is his influence on the planning, development and preservation of one of the country's great historic urban treasures. Inducted 2004.
Jerry Walls, FAICP
Jerry Walls served more than three decades as planning director for Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, and continues to serve the planning profession, the commonwealth, and his community as a consultant and volunteer. Over the course of his career, Jerry has been recognized for his leadership, vision, and superb technical skills on issues as diverse as greenways planning, solid waste management, infrastructure development, and emergency management planning. He maintains a focus on quality of life and implementation, and his multiple accomplishments can be credited to his most important skills — following through, building consensus, fostering meaningful public involvement, and forging partnerships. Inducted 2012.
Lincoln Walther has provided outstanding leadership, innovation, passion and a strong commitment to effective public participation and collaboration in hazard planning, an extremely important, emerging planning niche, and an area in which he has been a pioneer. He has maximized the opportunity to shape many of Florida's "cutting edge" hazard mitigation initiatives. He has made, through his involvement, significant contributions to both the section and state levels of the Florida Chapter of APA. Inducted 2008.
Karen Walz has been successful in changing communities by changing planning. Building on her urban planning expertise and consensus-building abilities, including during her time as executive director of the privately funded Dallas Plan, she has created planning initiatives that involve diverse stakeholders, embrace a broad range of issues and perspectives, and result in innovative solutions for successful and sustainable communities. Inducted 2006.
From the details of urban neighborhoods to the broad scope of multi-county policy making, Larry Watts brings energy, thoughtful consideration, and new approaches to help achieve consensus among diverse groups and to get things done. He truly cares about people and is most effective helping them to influence their own environments. Inducted 2000.
Jerry Weitz, FAICP
Greenville, North Carolina
John ('Jerry') Weitz is a scholar-practitioner. His consulting work in plan implementation has been recognized, and he has influenced land use policy in Georgia and the Atlanta region. He is author of publications advancing the practice of growth management, including the user guide to the Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook. He is editor of AICP's Practicing Planner and helped elevate the stature of Georgia APA as President. While he has not left his consulting practice entirely, Dr. Weitz is emphasizing scholarship and teaching as associate professor and director of the urban and regional planning program at East Carolina University. Inducted 2008.
Robert Wegner's 45-year practice and promotion of city planning is exceptional. Bob's personal influence has benefited students, practitioners, and municipal officials. He trained, advised, mentored, and positively influenced them. The programs he initiated have become the foundation for planning education. His life's work has uniquely advanced the planning profession. Inducted 2001.
For more than half of his lifetime, Frank Wein has served on an AIP, APA, or AICP board in one capacity or another. In addition to serving on the California Chapter from 1980-1989, including four years as president, he was president of the California Planning Foundation (CPF) for eight years. He raises money for scholarships, serves as an AICP tutor and exam counselor, and serves on the board of a low-income housing development corporation. In addition, he manages a consulting office and teaches at the University of Southern California and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. His commitment to APA and AICP is a measuring stick for all who serve the organization. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
Continuous innovation in institutions and problem types refined Louis B. Wetmore's 'professional planning approach.' Using consummate facilitation skills, he led the AIP through a major transformation in 1957-58. He taught planning practice through 'comprehensive planning workshops,' using real situations as opportunities for innovative practice and mentoring the profession's future leaders. Inducted 1999. (Deceased)
John Whalen's 33-year planning career includes numerous leadership positions in the public and nonprofit sectors, principally in Hawaii. He has volunteered tirelessly and generously to promote community awareness of planning principles and professional standards, undertaken community-based advocacy and planning initiatives, and directed projects and sustained programs assisting people in need. Inducted 2006.
Philip H. Wheeler, FAICP
Phil's distinguished career is characterized by a continual pursuit of innovation. His work with the Rochester Olmsted County Planning Department on growth management, GIS, and environmental protection pushed the boundaries of current practice, responded to critical challenges in his community, and has directly informed other communities. He has worked diligently to address key social and equity concerns, generating valuable data to assess these issues along with typical planning topics, advancing community-wide inclusionary policies, and partnering with advocacy organizations to address critical needs. He has contributed to peer-reviewed articles and has won awards for community service, GIS, and community needs assessment. Inducted 2014.
M. Margo Wheeler, FAICP
Palm Springs, California
Margo Wheeler's 30-year career has been one of transformative, inspirational leadership. As Planning Director in several California cities, Margo has worked tirelessly to create communities of lasting value. Her legacy in Las Vegas includes a revitalized downtown and the world-famous Neon Museum. Her remarkable accomplishments have been recognized with numerous awards. Margo's leadership for APA includes hosting the 2008 National Conference in Las Vegas and chairing the City Planning & Management Division. She has mentored other planners with particular focus on citizen planners and women, helping them to be strong, effective leaders able to overcome obstacles and achieve tremendous results. Inducted 2014.
Planning in Texas is better for the efforts of this special lady, Sara Jane White. Her work in cities, large and small, is testimony to her unparalleled abilities. As a planner, educator, and mentor, she is the epitome of what we aspire to be — knowledgeable, dedicated, and, above all, trusted. Inducted 2000.
John J. Wiggin, FAICP
Jack Wiggin has over 32 years of professional experience as a planner in academia, the private sector and government with a specialty in coastal, waterfront and harbor planning. He has drafted waterfront planning legislation, programs, regulations and dozens of plans for governments in the U.S. and abroad. He has been among the pioneers in adapting and refining urban planning principles and techniques for coastal management and ocean planning. He championed a proposed new graduate planning program at UMass Boston where he teaches undergraduate planning courses. His public service planning contributions are considerable and recognized as game-changers by their constituencies. Inducted 2014.
David Wilcox works from 38 years of practice and experience from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles, to Adak, Alaska, and Sydney, Australia. Realistic planning for economic development results is his essential mission — in practice and in teaching. One of the hallmarks of his career was the creation of the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Inducted 2004. (Deceased)
Ronald A. Williamson has dedicated both time and effort to many professional and civic organizations. However, Ron's passion for and commitment to the field of planning is illustrated by his dedication to serving his profession, mentoring young colleagues, and providing planning services for scores of communities, proving that planning makes a difference. Inducted 2000.
Ralph R. Willmer, FAICP
Ralph Willmer brought about real change to APA, the planning profession, the young planners he mentored, and the communities in which he provided planning services. In his years of service to APA, he changed the way APA operates, particularly with respect to legislation and policy and in telling the planning story. His work on the Legislative and Policy Committee altered the form, shape, and quality of APA's advocacy efforts on a local and national basis. Ralph established the means for planners to more effectively communicate about planning. He has given back to the profession with these outstanding contributions. Inducted 2010.
Richard W. Willson, FAICP
Los Angeles, California
Dr. Richard Willson is a professor with an inspired, learn-by-doing approach that is informed by acclaimed scholarship and practice. In numerous academic leadership roles, he has championed undergraduate and graduate planning education. Richard is a valued mentor to students, professors, and alumni. A colleague said, 'Richard conveys that the same essentials apply to both good teaching and good practice: a honed ability to observe and respond; a willingness to be critically conscious of one's own actions; and a capacity to share the responsibility — with citizens, most especially, and to learn from them as one does.' Inducted 2000.
Dennis Wilson's work throughout North America has been at the leading edge of integrating physical design with policy planning, standards and ordinances. His urban design and planning skills helped transform Toronto's industrial waterfront into a world class destination, and as a Planning Director, led Dallas's City Center renaissance and transit-oriented development. Inducted 2008.
Dick Winchell, professor and past chair of planning, Eastern Washington University, has had a distinguishing career focused on extensive work with American Indian tribal governments, students, and communities. He has established tribal planning curricula, training, and research, and engaged tribal leaders and tribal issues in professional and academic associations. Inducted 2004.
J.D. Wingfield has a career that progressed from town to region and from public sector to private practice. His accomplishments in planning reflect the high standards set by his mentors and expected by his colleagues. Jeff Wingfield provided leadership to the Institute, service to his community, and value to his clients. Inducted 2001.
Trained as a philosopher then as a planner, Mark Winogrond's career has been California: directing the rezoning of San Francisco, Community Development Director in three other cities, city manager, strategist for universities and colleges, teacher, mentor. His core belief is that if we have moved a community incrementally to a better future than they expected, then we have succeeded and been blessed. Inducted 2004.
Arch Winter assisted numerous Southern cities in preparing plans to improve the quality of their built environment and incorporating planning into public policy making. He further used these opportunities to train young planners and prepare them for their future careers. Thus his influence has been long lasting and widespread. Inducted 2000. (Deceased)
Ben Withers's primary professional accomplishments during the past four decades are reflected in his incorporation of economic principles into urban planning assignments. He has applied traditional supply-demand analysis, together with techniques of land economics, market research, and financial analysis and property valuation, to the preparation of economically viable comprehensive plans, redevelopment programs, and implementation strategies. Inducted 2002. (Deceased)
Joel Wooldridge exemplifies the highest ideals of AICP professional practice. Humor and persistence make Joel an effective planning advocate. He has been instrumental in creating innovative programs like Albuquerque's Community-Based Planning. Joel was president of both the Texas and New Mexico Chapters, which may qualify as an unnatural act. Inducted 1999.
Richard M. Wozniak's planning career has spanned more than 50 years. He has influenced small town planning in Nebraska and influenced multiple generations of planners coming after him. He is truly a father of planning and zoning in the state. Inducted 2006.
Mark Wyckoff, FAICP
East Lansing, Michigan
Mark Wyckoff's career is characterized by listening, research, writing, publishing, teaching, consulting, plan creating, ordinance drafting, problem solving, knowledge sharing, mentoring, and advocacy at jobs in regional, state, private sector, and university settings to improve quality of life and build sustainable communities for our children. He is best known as author or coauthor of a dozen guidebooks; founder of the Planning & Zoning Center; creator, editor and publisher of the monthly magazine Planning & Zoning News; and educator of thousands of people on community planning, zoning, environmental protection, transportation, land use law, and economic development. Inducted 2000.
Byrnes Yamashita is recognized within military and civilian communities as an innovator in joint and strategic planning. His unique understanding of how installations support military operations has contributed significantly to the U.S. military posture in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Inducted 2006.
In all of Bruce Yoder's endeavors, he has shown by example that professional planners in the private practice of planning can not only plan and revitalize communities successfully, but they can also provide leadership in their businesses, professional organizations, and communities by promoting a very high standard of planning professionalism. Inducted 2001.
Marie L. York, FAICP
A creative planner and an innovator, Marie York is a champion of social, economic and environmental sustainability. Her passion for sound design and her commitment to excellence inspired her to create, direct, and facilitate the award winning Florida Public Officials Design Institute at Florida Atlantic University, teaching elected officials the fundamentals of place-making. As a policy expert and consultant to the public sector, she leads complex and challenging projects through a multi-disciplinary approach, reflecting her broad range of experience in design, economics, environmental issues, housing, transportation, land use, and culture. Inducted 2008.
James Zook, FAICP
For 25 years Jim Zook served as the director of planning and zoning to Fairfax County, Virginia's one million residents. In this role he led interagency teams to produce the 2011 APA Daniel Burnham award-winning plan for Tysons Corner; to redevelop Lorton prison into a vibrant planned community; and to preserve over 4,000 acres of open space in an urbanizing county. He worked with the development community to provide affordable housing and transportation choices for a growing, diverse population. In addition, Zook actively participates in APA Virginia and mentors young planners. Inducted 2012.
Paul C. Zucker, FAICP
San Diego, California
Paul C. Zucker, architect, planner, management consultant, whose career spans coast to coast directing four major planning departments, creating a nonprofit Hispanic economic development company, consulting in organization, management, and process studies with more than 160 clients in 30 states, teaching 10,000 planners in his short courses and seminars, authoring books and publications including, What Your Planning Professor Forgot to Tell You, The ABZs of Planning Management, and Mis-Management. He is President of Zucker Systems located in San Diego, California. He is known on the Internet as the 'Management Doctor' and communicates weekly with over 3,000 planners. Inducted 2000.