Susan J. Harden, FAICP

Susan Harden’s career has centered around “making a difference” in communities by creating meaningful places, rooted in the values and desires of the community. Her planning legacy includes numerous transformative revitalization plans in small towns, downtowns, and neighborhoods throughout the West, and across the United States. As a planner, speaker, author, instructor, and mentor her professional contributions to community-based planning, healthy community initiatives, and transformative placemaking have had a positive impact on the planning profession and many individuals.