Benjamin T. Orsbon, FAICP

True leaders serve. Ben Orsbon continues to serve by planning, training, mentoring, encouraging, implementing, writing, researching, and assisting others through South Dakota, the West, and across the country for more than 30 years. His leadership has focused primarily on rural and small towns, rural transportation, and tribes. He looks for, and fills, needed gaps to advance the underserved and the overlooked. He recognizes opportunities in inaction and confusion, and he leads and organizes to seize those opportunities to mentor and train young and old planners, to promote the planning profession, and to train himself. Inducted 2010.