John W. Epling, FAICP
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 in 2002.