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.