James P. Zook, FAICP

For 25 years Jim Zook served as the director of planning and zoning to Fairfax County, Virginia's one million residents. In this role he led interagency teams to produce the 2011 APA Daniel Burnham award-winning plan for Tysons Corner; to redevelop Lorton prison into a vibrant planned community; and to preserve over 4,000 acres of open space in an urbanizing county. He worked with the development community to provide affordable housing and transportation choices for a growing, diverse population. In addition, Zook actively participates in APA Virginia and mentors young planners. Inducted 2012.