Deborah Lawlor, FAICP

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47 Sloping Hill Terrace
United States

FAICP Statement

For 30 years Debbie Lawlor has been a leader in regional and environmental planning in New Jersey. Her facilitation skills have led to successful multiparty agreements and mixed use projects balancing economic growth and environmental enhancement. She is known for many innovative sustainability initiatives that educate and assist municipalities, businesses, and the general public. A strong believer in volunteerism, Debbie has devoted time mentoring hundreds of planning and design students in the New York metropolitan area, held numerous civic leadership positions, and served the American Planning Association through New Jersey chapter leadership and as an AICP Commissioner. Inducted 2012.

Professional Biography

AICP President Debbie Alaimo Lawlor has over 35 years of experience in land use and environmental planning. She is Discipline Leader for Planning Services for Maser Consulting, P.A. managing a team of planners specializing in land use planning, master planning and zoning, redevelopment, and community engagement. Debbie previously worked for the NJ Meadowlands Commission in a number of roles including Chief Planner and Chief of Sustainability and Economic Growth. She is a nationally certified planner and a licensed Professional Planner (P.P.) in New Jersey. She has a B.S. in Environmental Planning and Design and a M.A. in Geography.


225098 | Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Graduation Date: January, 1985
Degree Level: Graduate

225098 | Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Graduation Date: May, 1980
Degree Level: Undergraduate
Planning Degree