Karen Wolf, FAICP

A leader in her profession and community, Karen Wolf has helped make King County a healthy, diverse and environmentally responsible place to live and work. Karen’s collaborations include a groundbreaking effort to focus growth to urban areas and preserve environmentally sensitive rural areas, to the application of social justice in regional planning, and to her advocacy for walkable, transit‐oriented community development. She led a citizen panel that successfully balanced a major hospital’s expansion plan with neighborhood interests. Skilled both in sound planning practice and political dynamics, Karen plays a key role in shaping a sustainable future for King County. Inducted 2016.