Foundation Board

The Foundation Board is charged with governing the activities of the Foundation.

Headshot of Kurt Christiansen.

Kurt E. Christiansen, FAICP

Kurt Christiansen is the former economic and community development director for Azusa, California.


Michael D. McAnelly, FAICP

Michael McAnelly is Executive Administrator of the APA Texas Chapter.

Joel Albizo

Joel Albizo, FASAE, CAE

Joel Albizo is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Planning Association.


Richard T. Anderson, FAICP

Richard Anderson is President of the New York Building Congress.

Katherine Perez

Katherine Aguilar Perez

Katherine Perez is an Associate Principal and the LA Cities Leader with Arup.

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Wendy E. Moeller, FAICP

Wendy Moeller is principal and owner at Compass Point Planning.


Donald Burns, AICP

Donald Burns is the Director of Planning and Program Development for the USDOT Federal Transit Administration — Region 2.