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Sonoma State University 35th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference

December 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $85
CM Credits: 4.0

For Commissioners, Elected Officials, Professional Staff, and Community Members

Presented by Sonoma State’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning,
Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association
Co-Sponsored by the American Planning Association, Calif. Northern Section


Ballroom B/C/D, Student Center, Sonoma State University



Parking is included. Please enter the campus from the south entrance on East Cotati AVE and enter Lot D, the closest general lot to our venue, where a student assistant will hand you your parking pass. This lot has disabled parking and two slots for recharge parking of electric and
hybrid vehicles.



Check-in, continental breakfast: 8:30am – 9:00am
Conference: 9:00am – 1:00pm


Pete Parkinson – Planning Consultant; Former Director, Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Dept.; President, American Planning Association, California Chapter
“Wildfire Recovery: A Planner’s Journey”

Hanson Hom – Planning Consultant, Michael Baker International; Former Assistant City Manager/Community Development Director, City of Sunnyvale
“How to be a Great Planning Commissioner”

Patricia Curtin – Land Use Attorney, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean; Former Planning
Commissioner, City of Lafayette
The Dan Curtin Land Use Law Lecture: “A Brave New World? Over-the-Counter Approvals for Large Projects Under Senate Bill 35”

Kevin Fang, PhD – Assistant Professor, Sonoma State University, Dept. of Geography,
Environment, and Planning
“A Local Perspective on Leading Edge Transportation Planning Issues”


$85 per person – course materials and continental breakfast included.

AICP CM Credit

For American Institute of Certified Planners members, please note there are 4.0 CM credits, including 1.5 Law credits, pending.


Registration is available online through the SSU Box Office and ends November 23, 2018. If registering multiple attendees, please list all attendees’ names, positions, and city/agency.


Refunds are available through the SSU Box Office through November 27. After November 27, no refunds will be available.

Contact Info

Ticket Info: SSU Box Office tickets@sonoma.edu, (707) 664-4246

Conference Info: Kimberly Kaido-Alvarez, kaidoalv@sonoma.edu, (707) 664-2194


Sonoma State Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning
APA Northern Section


CM Credits
Credits Pending or Approved
Law Credits


Sonoma State University Student Center
1801 East Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 United States
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