Elected Officers

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Sharon Grewal, AICP

  • Represents the Board at official events
  • Works with Treasurer to prepare and submit annual budget
  • Serves on the APA California Board
  • Manages affairs, policies and programs established by the Board
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James Castañeda, AICP

  • Presides over meetings and acts as Director in their absence
  • Organizes annual board retreat
  • Maintains organization’s Bylaws
  • Appoints Nomination Committee and organizes elections
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Sophie McGuinness

  • Responsible for all records and correspondence of the Section
  • Helps to publicize professional development events
  • Prepares with Communications Director content for eNews
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Jonathan Schuppert, AICP

  • Prepares annual Budget
  • Manages all Section accounts and funds
  • Prepares and submits financial reports

Appointed Officers

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Andrea Ouse, AICP

  • Supports the Director and Director Elect
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Destiny Preston

  • Manages advertisements for Section newsletter and eNews
  • Reviews and posts job listings
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Don Bradley, AICP

  • Organizes Section AICP Program and AICP Exam
  • Act as liaison between Board and Planning Commissioners
  • Increases awareness of membership and represents Board at Planning Commission events
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Florentina Craciun, AICP

  • Publicizes the Section’s annual awards program and solicit nominations
  • Arrange judging and selection of winners
  • Organizes annual awards banquet

Carmela Campbell, AICP

  • Publicizes the Section’s annual awards program and solicit nominations
  • Arrange judging and selection of winners
  • Organizes annual awards banquet
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Gregory Holisko, AICP

  • Develop and oversee communications via the newsletter, website, and social media
  • Assist board members in promoting events and activities
  • Prepare and edit the eNews and assist the Newsletter editors
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Terry Blount, AICP

  • Promote CA Planning Foundation workshops, activities and events
  • Promote CA Planning Foundation scholarship program and solicit donations for annual auction
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  • Promote the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Advice planners how to negotiate ethical or moral issues
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Hing Wong, AICP

  • Coordinate activities with visiting planners
  • Arrange education trips abroad for members
  • Promote programs to advance the understanding of international planning issues and projects
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Alex Hinds

  • Coordinate activities with visiting planners
  • Arrange education trips abroad for members
  • Promote programs to advance the understanding of international planning issues and projects
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Stephen E. Velyvis

  • Review proposed and adopted local, state and national legislation and judicial decisions that affect the planning profession
  • Publicize legislation and judicial actions to members

Sandra Hamlat

  • Develop and oversee initiatives to retain and increase membership
  • Conduct and develop surveys to solicit member feedback
  • Serve as Section liaison to California Chapter
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Liz Probst, AICP

  • Recruit, develop, and manage Mentorship Program of 200+ planning professionals
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Naphtali Knox, FAICP

  • Oversee the preparation, editing, and publishing of the Section newsletter
  • Work with Webmaster to publish newsletter to website
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Catarina Kidd, AICP

  • Oversee the preparation, editing, and publishing of the Section newsletter
  • Work with Webmaster to publish newsletter to website
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Miroo Desai, AICP

  • Increase diversity in Section membership
  • Educate members to better serve diverse communities
  • Coordinate activities to promote diversity in the profession
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Cindy Ma, AICP

  • Increase diversity in Section membership
  • Educate members to better serve diverse communities
  • Coordinate activities to promote diversity in the profession
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Afshan Hamid

  • Organize and develop Section program for continuing education
  • Promote Certification Maintenance events for members
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Juan Borrelli, AICP

  • Maintains the Section’s Archives
  • Helps coordinate the annual Planner Emeritus Network honor award nomination for the Section
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  • Coordinates the Sustainability Committee’s knowledge base, tools, and  case studies
  • Ensures the committee promotes and highlights innovative sustainability planning
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Eric Tucker

  • Promote APA to colleges/universities with planning programs
  • Coordinate Student Planning Conferences
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Evan Kenward

  • Advise Section on student affairs
  • Maintain relationships with planning schools and encourage student membership
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Cody Aarons

  • Advise Section on student affairs
  • Maintain relationships with planning schools and encourage student membership
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Tom Holub

  • Update Section website and social networking sites with upcoming events and announcements
  • Coordinate with board members to publish events, news, job postings, and board information
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Veronica Flores

  • Organize and provide a forum for students and young planners to develop career building programs, social events, and mentoring opportunities
  • Maintain social networking platforms and publicize events
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Jason Su

  • Organize and provide a forum for students and young planners to develop career building programs, social events, and mentoring opportunities
  • Maintain social networking platforms and publicize events

Regional Activity Coordinators

Regional Activity Coordinators work to provide input to the Board on the needs of members in their region. In addition, they organize meetings, events, and workshops for members in their regions to assist the Professional Development Director in carrying out programs.

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Michael Cass

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Sarah Allen, AICP

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John T. Doughty, AICP

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Justin Meek, AICP

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Kristine Gaspar

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Lindy Chan

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Laura Russell

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Stephen Avis, AICP

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Rebecca Fleischer

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Yosef Yip

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Cherise D. Orange

  • 2015 – 2016:
    Andrea Ouse, AICP
  • 2013 – 2014:
    Jeff Baker
  • 2011 – 2012:
    Hanson Hom, AICP
  • 2009 – 2010:
    Darcy G. Kremin, AICP
  • 2007 – 2008:
    Juan F. Borrelli, AICP
  • 2005 – 2006:
    Hing Wong, AICP
  • 2003 – 2004:
    Hing Wong, AICP
  • 2001 – 2002:
    Jeri Ram, AICP
  • 1999 – 2000:
    Mark Rhoades, AICP
  • 1997 – 1998:
    Wendy Cosin, AICP
  • 1995 – 1996:
    Wendy Cosin, AICP
  • 1993 – 1995:
    Steve Noack, AICP
  • 1991 – 1993:
    Don Steiger
  • 1990 – 1991:
    Ann Bogush Millican
  • 1987 – 1989:
    Marlene Stevenson
  • 1986 – 1987:
    Steven C. Orlick
  • 1983 – 1985:
    Steven C. Orlick
  • 1981 – 1983:
    Myrna Valdez
  • 1980 – 1981:
    Charles Q. Forester
  • 1979 – 1980:
    Thomas O. Merle
  • 1978 – 1979:
    Walter Rask, AICP
  • 1977 – 1978:
    Gordon Jacoby, AIP
  • 1976 – 1977:
    Ted Kreines, AIP
  • 1974 – 1975:
    Frank Ehrhardt, AIP