Leonard J. Bauer, FAICP

For twenty-five years, Leonard Bauer’s leadership at local, regional and state levels of government has influenced the practice of growth management planning in Washington and Oregon. He is widely recognized as a leading expert on planning under Washington’s Growth Management Act. Leonard’s creative problem-solving breaks down perceived barriers and achieves outcomes that meet multiple objectives. In the context of state-adopted growth management systems that create a framework for required local planning, Leonard shows local governments with limited resources how to work together to accommodate growth and enhance their communities. Inducted in 2014.