George G. Mader, FAICP

George Mader, a planner for over 45 years, is particularly well known for his extensive work in integrating geologic hazards information with planning at local, regional, state, national, and international levels. He has contributed extensively to a public service on committees and commissions in the use of planning to reduce seismic hazards and was chairman of the California Seismic Safety Commission. He also pioneered the development slope-density zoning and the transfer of development credits. As a teacher at Stanford University for 30 years, he took these and other innovative approaches from practical experience to the classroom. Inducted in 2003.