James A. Paulmann, FAICP

Jim Paulmann's contributions to planning have resulted in projects that integrate land use and environmental concerns. The centerpiece of his work is the 10,000-acre Palmer Ranch, which was featured in the book Best Development Practices. His 25 years of experience as a professional public- and private-sector planner, elected government official, and developer have allowed him to create a new standard in environmental and economic balance for sustainable community design that benefits the public, developers, and investors. Inducted 2002.