Planning Directors

Brian Jackson will retire after stepping down from his position as chief planner for the city of Vancouver.
Aug 13, 2015   The Globe and Mail
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The first in the "Planners Across America" series features Indianapolis' Adam Thies, who shares insights into doing more with less, the limits of long range planning at the municipal level, and why planners should be real estate experts. Exclusive
Apr 30, 2015  By Josh Stephens
Pittsburgh Planning Director Ray Gastil was profiled by Pittsburgh Magazine.
Apr 28, 2015   Pittsburgh Magazine
Washington D.C. made a high-profile hire to run its Office of Planning: the former director of community and economic development of Salt Lake City, Eric Shaw.
Jan 7, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
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The following interview, as published in the 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, features Peter Park, owner of Peter J Park, LLC and an instructor at the University of Colorado-Denver and Harvard University. Exclusive
Oct 27, 2014  By Peter Park
In the second in a series of posts, PlannersWeb recently posted the results of a poll asking: "What are the skills you’ve found most important in serving on a planning commission?"
Oct 15, 2014   PlannersWeb
Will Spence has been named the new director of the Maui County Dept. of Planning. Spence says one of his goals is to change how the department interacts with the public.
Jun 26, 2011   The Maui News
Gail Goldberg recently left the helm of the City of Los Angeles' City Planning Department. <em>AIA Los Angeles</em> takes a look back at her four-year tenure and the positive impacts she made.
Aug 29, 2010   AIA Los Angeles
It's been nearly three weeks since Los Angeles Planning Director Gail Goldberg resigned. Now, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has nominated a new director: Michael LoGrande.
Jul 27, 2010   California Planning and Development Report
Put the chief planners of seven of North America's most progressive cities in a room and ask about their challenges, they inevitably point to the overriding role of the political leaders they serve. Expanding public open space also was raised.
Nov 9, 2009   S.F. Streetsblog