Pattsi Petrie, FAICP

Dr. Pattsi Petrie, known both nationally and internationally as an educator, researcher, and advocate of urban planning, has been responsible for influential continuing education programs and a new decision-making model for planners. As a 30-year community activist, she has now turned the bridging of planning theory and practice to an elected role, instilling paradigm shifts related to stormwater management and community justice and promoting local food production and agricultural land preservation concepts for economic development. For six years she led the Planning and Women Division of APA to a myriad of firsts, illuminating and celebrating the successes of women planners. Inducted 2014.