Rocky E. Piro, FAICP

Rocky Piro is a leader and innovator in collaborative regional-local planning in the Seattle area. He oversees the Puget Sound Regional Council's unique and highly successful Plan Review program. He was responsible for developing some of the nation's most groundbreaking regional planning policies, which fully integrate environmental sustainability, growth management, health, and clean transportation. As the City of Shoreline Planning Commission chair, Rocky provided direction for transforming future development to be more compact and urban in character. As the Regional and Intergovernmental Planning Division's first vice president, he has been a leader in broadening the division's outreach and programs. Inducted 2010.