Julie Pastor, FAICP

Since 1992, Julie Pastor has been Planning Director for one of the fastest growing jurisdictions in the country; Loudoun County, Virginia. Her inclusive style, a steadfast defense of citizen-based goals, and a commitment to staff empowerment have enabled progressive and sustained results. Her efforts have led to: comprehensive environmental and cultural protection strategies, land use review that incorporates fiscal analysis, an expanded rural economy and a series of vital transportation initiatives. Leading by example, Ms. Pastor has inspired and prepared a generation of planners who continue to look to her as mentor and friend from new positions throughout the country. Inducted 2014.