S. Gail Goldberg, FAICP

Gail Goldberg’s greatest success has been as Planning Director in San Diego and Los Angeles, and now as Executive Director at the Los Angeles Urban Land Institute (ULI). Whether it has been the “City of Villages” concept, where she directed the city-wide planning process to update San Diego’s 20-year old General Plan, her four initiatives in Los Angeles to “Do Real Planning,” where she led the Planning Department’s effort to adopt a strategic business plan, or developing the “Prototypical Transportation Corridor Planning Approach” at ULI in collaboration with the City of Los Angeles, her innovative style leads to effective action. Inducted in 2014.