Roberta F. Burroughs, FAICP

As a public servant and later as a consultant, Roberta Burroughs has used her planning skills and her passion for community building to influence the course of planning in Houston. She has introduced planning innovations, nurtured community-based organizations, directed community planning projects, taught graduate planning courses, mentored new planners, and championed planning in countless forums. She has been active in other communities as well — a California project to which she substantially contributed has received two national awards. Roberta's advocacy helped the Texas Southern University Urban Planning program achieve provisional accreditation; she is presently raising funds for this program. Inducted in 2010.