James K. Strozier, FAICP

Through his advocacy, Jim Strozier has positively changed the perception of planning and landscape architecture in New Mexico. He has promoted the planning profession and mentored young planners, which has elevated both them and the profession. Finding mutually beneficial ways to satisfy developer and neighborhood interests through creative use of design and regulation has helped Jim provide leadership to both the planning and development professions and positively impacted the built environment. Based on over 70 community plans prepared by his firm, these communities are better off due to Jim’s careful and thoughtful approach to planning and their quality of life.