Diane L. Zahm, FAICP

Diane Zahm has dedicated her career to making a difference, no matter how small, in the lives of her students, in small towns and rural counties, in the safety and security of facilities, sites and neighborhoods, and in the planning knowledge of non-planners. Diane has spent more than two decades collaborating with localities in southwest Virginia to advance local planning practice, develop innovative approaches to planning, and fill gaps in staffing using student resources. She is known globally for her expertise in crime prevention through environmental design, and has provided training and technical assistance services across the U.S. and abroad.