Earl E. Pearson, FAICP

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.