Chris Kluchman, FAICP

Chris Kluchman is a collaborative, hands-on planning leader who worked in Oregon and Massachusetts. She excels at developing, implementing, and communicating cutting-edge policies especially related to smart growth, green streets, community transportation, and zoning revisions. Kluchman’s projects made a difference: Portland, Oregon’s airport light rail, numerous smart development zoning revisions, CrossTown Connect TMA, Seattle’s Pike/Pine Plan, and Strategic Planning Retreats. She wrote Sustainable Neighborhood Road Design: a Guidebook for Massachusetts Cities and Towns to improve road designs. A 12-year APA board volunteer in Oregon and Massachusetts, she improved financial tracking, mentored emerging planners, and volunteered in her community. Inducted 2016.