The AICP College of Fellows nomination process is biennial. Nominations are due during odd-numbered years.
Deadline: August 25, 2021
Nominations for the Class of 2022 are due August 25, 2021. Please see the nomination guidelines and submission forms below for more information.
Demystifying the Fellows Process Webinar
Watch the webinar below for insights from every perspective in the Fellows nomination and selection process. Learn what distinguishes the "successful nomination," including the qualities of the nominee, qualities of the references, and characterization of their exceptional contributions.
Libby Tyler has been active in the Illinois and California Chapters’ nomination efforts. She served as Co-Chair of the FAICP Pipeline and Nomination Process Task Force. She was inducted into the College of Fellows in 2008.
Corrin Hoegen Wendell, AICP
Corrin Hoegen Wendell is Chair of the Women in Planning Division which has been focused on increasing the number of women who are Fellows. The WPD division has shared their extensive Fellows nomination resources with all APA Chapters and Divisions.
Ron Littlefield, FAICP
Ron Littlefield is former mayor of Chattanooga. He was nominated for fellowship by 10 AICP members. He was inducted into the College of Fellows in 2016.
Linda F. Tatum, FAICP
Linda F. Tatum has served as a mentor to Fellows nominees, helping to prepare their package and supporting them through the process. She is also active in the Planning in the Black Community's fellows nomination activities. She was a part of the Fellows class of 2018.
Michelle Gilliam Jordan, FAICP
Michelle Gilliam Jordan brings her insights as a member of the most recent class of Fellows in 2020. She will share how she worked with her mentor to prepare a successful nomination package.
Charlie Compton, FAICP
Charlie Compton served as a member of the Fellows Selection Committees in 2018 and 2020. He will explain the steps committee members take to review nominations including the checks and balances used to help ensure a fair process. Charlie was inducted into the College of Fellows in 2010.
Julie Pastor, FAICP
Julie Pastor is a member of the College of Fellows Committee member and the FAICP Pipeline and Nomination Process Task Force. She became a Fellow in 2014.
Hazel Ruth Edwards, Ph.D., FAICP
Hazel Ruth Edwards is a member of the College of Fellows Committee. She was inducted into the College of Fellows in 2018.
How to Nominate
Nominations must be submitted in one of three ways (details available in the guidelines):
10 AICP members
Chapter presidents and Division chairs receive lists of all AICP members eligible for nomination.
Assembling a nomination package that captures an exemplary planner's career requires considerable time and attention to details. Begin nominations well ahead of time.