Contributors

Volume 1, Number 2

Chris Brewster, AICP, is a planner and attorney with eight years of experience. Chris joined Gould Evans, a 200-person multidisciplinary planning and architecture firm, in December 2000, and since that time has worked on a wide range of planning and urban design projects. He served for two years as a staff attorney for the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri, focusing on land use, planning and development, and public works projects. He was a special projects coordinator for Johnson County Transit for four years.

Joseph Feinberg, AICP, has previously been bureau chief and director of the Division of Housing, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, executive director of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, and member and chairman of the Lawrence Township Planning Board.

Brian Hamilton, AICP, is Senior Associate and Senior Urban Designer for Gould Evans. He has 14 years of experience in community planning and urban design; site and facilities analysis, planning, and design; graphic design; and geography. He has managed several corridor, neighborhood, campus, and downtown planning projects that have addressed design and development issues, as well as the formulation of appropriate redevelopment strategies and tools. He has also participated in design development activities related to the implementation of these strategies. Brian has been a featured presenter at APA's 2002 and 2001 National Planning Conferences on the topics of illustrated design guidelines and basic plan graphics.

Dennis W. Hudacsko, AICP, is a home-grown New Jersey planner. His planning career began when he took a part-time job as a planner's aide with a local New Jersey consulting firm while still a high school student in 1961. After military service in the Vietnam era, he received both graduate and undergraduate planning degrees from New Jersey's state university, Rutgers. He served as a planning board member while still a student and moved on to jobs in the public sector. He didn't obtain his New Jersey Planning License until 1975 when he took a position as Planning Director for the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey. Today he is a planning consultant in Bedminster, New Jersey. Planners outside of New Jersey would know him better for the years he directed the national consulting firm of Candeub, Fleissig & Associates, his tenure as Northeast Regional Representative of the Federal Planning Division, or his writings on objective aesthetics.

Robert A. Jonas, AICP, is the GIS Specialist for the Boone County Planning Commission located in Burlington, Kentucky. Robert earned a Bachelor of Urban Planning degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1992. After briefly working as Zoning Administrator for Batavia Township in Clermont County, Ohio, Robert was hired as a Planner for the Boone County Planning Commission in 1993. In 1996 he became the GIS Specialist for the planning commission.

Dr. Floyd Lapp, FAICP, is a planning consultant with almost 40 years of experience. He teaches at Columbia University, the City Graduate Center, and New School University. He was transportation director for the New York Department of City Planning from 1991 to 2000. He has served on the APA Board of Directors and the AICP Commission, and was twice elected New York Metro Chapter President.

Daniel Lauber, AICP, is President of the American Institute of Certified Planners

James M. Potter, AICP, is a Project Planner with STV Incorporated in Baltimore. His focus areas are land use, housing, and facilities studies for federal government clients in the U.S. and abroad. He received a B.S. in Geography and Environmental Planning from Towson State University in 1996 and a Master of City and Regional Planning from Morgan State University in 1998.

Lisa Rother, AICP, currently works in the Office of County Executive/Planning Implementation, Montgomery County, Maryland.

Christian Schock, AICP, is a student of Development Management at the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom. Most recently serving as tidelands regional planner for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Environmental Protection, he has worked in planning at the local, county, regional, and state levels in the U.S. and for the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in urban and regional planning from the University of Cincinnati.

Larry S. Waetzman, AICP, is the President of the Waetzman Planning Group, Inc., a planning and landscape architecture firm with offices in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. He has been a professional planner for 32 years and a consultant to public and private sector clients for the past 21 years. He is the Immediate Past President of the American Society of Consulting Planners, a former APA Chapter President, and a former Director of the Pennsylvania Planning Association.

Jerry Weitz, AICP, is Editor of Practicing Planner.

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Sam Casella, FAICP, is Past President of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Joanne Garnett, AICP, is Director of Planning for Sublette County, Wyoming. She was also APA President (1999-2001) and AICP President (1994-1995).

Robert A. Jonas, AICP, is GIS Specialist for the Boone County, Kentucky, Planning Commission.

Corbitt Loch, AICP, is Assistant City Manager for the City of Des Moines, Washington.

Jerry Weitz, AICP, is Editor of Practicing Planner.