Christie L. McGetrick, FAICP

Chris McGetrick is a leader, innovator, and advocate. As former Arkansas APA Chapter president, Chapter Presidents Council chair, and APA Board member, she proposed innovative solutions and implemented key programs on smart growth, sustainable development, and public engagement. Two areas define her work: creating planning policy for climate change that can be transformed into legislative action for more sustainable places, and creating public engagement training packages for delivering the planning message. It is McGetrick's passion and belief that through engaging the public we can successfully share our knowledge about the value of sound planning principles, sustainable development, and social equity. Inducted 2012.