Richard S. Bolan, FAICP

Richard S. Bolan exemplifies the characteristics of committed and engaged teacher and mentor to planning students and a broader community of decision makers in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Eastern Europe. At the same time, in his more than half-century career, he has made ongoing and meaningful contributions to planning research and theory with a particular focus on the evolving role of the planner. He also draws on a broad base of innovative planning practice experience with the Boston Redevelopment Authority and other planning organizations. Further, he has shown a sustained commitment to APA, AICP, and the broader scholarly and practitioner communities. Inducted in 2010.