Francis Violich, FAICP

Recognized by APA as a National Planning Pioneer, Francis Violich is renowned for his contributions to both the practice of comprehensive planning, introducing American planning methods and models in Latin America. Fran is also well known for his contributions shaping the planning program at the University of California, Berkeley. As a faculty member at Berkeley, Fran has been inspirational teacher to planning students for five decades, a contribution that may be met but is unsurpassed in planning. Inducted in 2001.