We invite all Alumni of the Urban Studies and Planning Program to submit a description of your job and any accomplishments you wish to share, so that we may add you to this listing. Please include the year you graduated and contact information in your submission to the webmaster, who will update our directory.
Deborah Albert (2006) - Planner, Planning Division, Arlington, VA. I spend the majority of my time on Zoning Ordinance amendments that implement comprehensive planning (and various other) policies, and I also work on planning processes designed to obtain community input.
Willow Lung Amam (2007) - Doctoral Student, Ph.D. program, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. Willow has kept busy this year writing articles for publication and presenting her work at conferences, including the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) and the Council for the Education of Landscape Architects (CELA) . Her dissertation is looking at the design of the cultural landscape and racial politics in Fremont, California, one of the most ethnically diverse cities in California. She and her family are loving the California sunshine.
Michelle Ashley (2006) - Senior Program Manager, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in Arlington, VA. In 2007 she earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation from the Project Management Institute.
Kenneth Aloisio (2003) - AICP. Principal Planner - Transportation, Bergen County Department of Planning and Economic Development.
Mariana Bacellar (1998) - Project Manager, Stantec Consulting, a Canadian engineering and environmental firm. She has been responsible for plan development, consultant coordination, and the overseeing of retail projects from preliminary to final construction phases.
Rosalina Balerezo (2008) - Economic Development Specialist. In July I returned to my hometown (Cuenca) in Ecuador and now work in the economic development department of the Municipality of Cuenca. I mainly work on economic development and citizen participation projects in the Historic downtown. So far a great experience in many different levels and also so many challenges. I am 100% sure that my degree in community planning at UMD has opened so many doors in here.
Anne Baum (2005) - Freshmen Connection Coordinator and Advisor. Office of Extended Studies the University of Maryland. She and husband, Kent welcomed the newest addition to the family, Magdalena Baum York in December, 2008.
Kevin N. Baynes, AICP (1992) - Director of the Office of Community Programs within Maryland's Department of Housing & Community Development's Division of Neighborhood Revitalization. In his role, Kevin is responsible for administering two of the State's premier Smart Growth Programs known as the Community Legacy Program and the Neighborhood BusinessWorks Grant Program.
Ethan Bindernagel (2005) - Associate Planner, City of Walnut Creek, CA. He is currently preparing to take the AICP Exam in May 2009, but anticipates taking some time out from his studies to attend the APA National Conference in Minneapolis at the end of April. If he doesn't see you in MN, he hopes to hear from friends and alums electronically.
Ilana Branda (2006) - I am the Program Manager for Housing and Community Development at Cultural Development Corporation (link to www.culturaldc.org). Currently, I am working on bringing 30 affordable artist units to the NoMa neighborhood of DC and working with various developers to activate some vacant retail space. On the home front - Adira is looking forward to becoming a big sister in January (as are Aaron and I).
Catherine Brown (2006) - I am a Fulbright Fellow for 2008-2009, studying urban planning and development in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Kellie (Bethke) Brown (2005) - Neighborhood Planner, Arlington County, VA. I am now one of 5 planners that manage neighborhood capital improvement projects - namely sidewalk, curb/gutter/ beautification, street light, and park projects - liaising between the residents and the County engineers. Kellie, her husband and her son Sam live in Arlington, Virginia. Sam is now 13 months and starting to walk!
Samantha and Jonathan Brown (2003) - Samantha is working for Community Housing Partners Corporation in Richmond, VA as a Housing Development Officer, where she manages multifamily rehabilitation of affordable housing projects utilizing Federal, State and Local Financing. "And I love the work!" Jonathan is currently doing consulting work with the Town of Lawerencville, VA and working on his painting in his spare time. Check out his web site at http://www.jwbimpressions4u.com/ He will begin his PHD in Planning in the Fall so he can dedicate all his time to his first love, teaching. Rose is a sassy second grader now and excelling at school and play. Our newest addition is Penny, a very sweet yellow lab.
Aimee LaMontagne Baumiller (2004) - Market Analyst, Real Estate Market Research, PNC Financial Services, Pittsburgh, PA. Aimee will be publishing a macroeconomic research report on the state of the multifamily real estate market.
Matt Campbell (1994) - Long Term Community Recovery Branch Chief. FEMA / DHS. Our Long Term Community Recovery program is working with EPA's Smart Growth program on how we can provide Smart Growth Implementation Assistance after disasters for heavily affected communities. We've provided funding to EPA to work with 5 challenged communities in Iowa.
Anne Corbett (1997) - Executive Director for Cultural Development Corporation (CuDC), the leading generator of art space in the Washington region. Anne was a recipient of the 2008 Meyer Exponent Award for outstanding non-profit leadership.
William Doane (2004) - Northeast District Planner. Comprehensive Planner. Baltimore City Department of Planning. He is working as a Community Planner in the northeast district of Baltimore City. Prior to this position he worked as a Land-Use Planner in Harford County for 3 years, managing the design of a new Land Use Inventory and conducting a county-wide Bicyclist Survey and Report.
Christopher Dorney (2006) - Parsons Brincherhoff, Baltimore, MD. My recent projects have included an assessment of the land use impacts of a bypass around Waldorf, MD, ongoing work assessing alternative alignments for the Corridor Cities Transitway in Montgomery County, MD,. I also continue to work with fellow alums Sebastian Oliva and Arnab Chakraborty on the extensive infill redevelopment occurring in Houston, TX.
G Eric Duneman (2008) - Program Analyst. U.S. African Development Foundation. The U.S. African Development Foundation is an independent federal agency that specializes in providing grants to micro-enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. I am mainly involved in working with local groups in Rwanda, Burundi, and Uganda.
Bryan Dylong (2005) - Senior Analyst. Real Property Research Group. My most recent work has had a big-city flair, reviewing proposed high-end apartment complexes in places like downtown Los Angeles and the banks of the Hudson River in Brooklyn, NY. Though I've also been working on projects in rural areas and small towns, most recently in South Carolina and Iowa.
James Elliott (2008) - Planner, Toole Design Group. I started in August and have worked a variety of projects, including a child pedestrian safety curriculum for NHTSA, a bicycle policy guide for VDOT, an update to AASHTO's "Guide for the Planning, Design, and Operation of Pedestrian Facilities," and a several Safe Routes to School projects. Jocelyn Harris, who was one of my partners during Urban Plan and interned with me at MDP, works for Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc., which is one floor up. Kind of funny how things work out.
Sam Erickson (2005) - Transportation Planner, KFH Group. Bethesda, MD. She is currently involved in helping WMATA update bus stop inventories to help prioritize improvements, coordination planning for transit agencies, and is becoming an expert on the civil rights requirements of transit agencies and state DOTs. She lives in Arlington and loves riding Metro to work.
Cherri Espersen (2003) - Program Analyst. Land Resources Division, National Park Service. Washington, DC. She began working with NPS in 1999, while completing her URSP coursework. Last July, Cherri accepted a new position after a number of years as an Outdoor Recreation Planner with the Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program. She resides with her husband in Silver Spring, MD
Monica (Sagebiel) and Rober Ewing (2002) - Monica and Robert were married shortly after graduating. Soon after, Robert joined the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer. After a year in Kabul, Afghanistan (2007-2008) where Robert worked on transportation and communications industry issues and Monica was the first-ever Community Liaison Officer, they began their current assignment in Johannesburg, South Africa. Robert is the Regional Labor Officer for Southern Africa and stays particularly busy following the strong labor movement in South Africa. Monica is based at the Embassy in Pretoria where she has continued her track in management and human resources.
Erik Fisher AICP (2005) - Erik continues his work on state and local land use policy at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. His family, which has expanded to include three chickens, is enjoying life on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Erik passed the AICP test this November (it had been a while since I had to pass a test, so victory came as quite a relief!).
Rachel Fitzgerald (2007) - Outdoor Recreation Planner. National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program. Rachel was married in March and honeymooned in San Francisco, CA.
Peter Fogec (2003) - Associate Planner, Engineering and Capital Projects Department, San Diego, CA. Peter advises Project Manager engineers how to navigate their capital improvement projects through CEQA, NEPA, California Coastal Commission, and the City's own permitting process.
Lori (Gutman) Fox (2002) - Deputy Director, Denver Operations/Senior Planner. Louis Berger Group, Inc. As Deputy Director, she is enjoying seeing the office continue to grow and expand into new areas. Lori continues to work with the National Park Service across the country to assist them with various environmental planning and compliance issues such as cell tower siting and off-road vehicle driving. When not living the glamorous life of an environmental planner, Lori is out hiking or snowshoeing with her husband and very cute black lab.
Anthony Gamallo (2008) - Senior Transportation Planner, Monmouth County, NJ. We do some pretty interesting stuff...our main project right now is we're working on putting together a coastal evacuation study for those parts of the county east of the Parkway. We're done with that study in July. After that we're starting on a 2 year project to study how to reduce the county's carbon footprint.
Margaret (Clune) Giblin (2005) - Policy Analyst, Center for Progressive Reform. She and her husband expect their first baby this May.
Robert Goodspeed (2008) - Research Analyst, Boston's Metropolitan Area Planning Council. He also recently became the co-editor of the APA Technology Division's quarterly newsletter. This Fall he will begin the Ph.D. program in Planning at MIT.
Shannon (Grevious) Guzman (2008) - Planner, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Her current projects include the Takoma/Langley Crossroads and Glenndale, Seabrook, Lanham Sector Plans and also an urban design project. She and husband Bernard welcomed a son last year, Matthew Alexander Cameron who is already almost a year old!
Kevin Harris (1997) - Vice President of Sales, Social Solutions, Inc. Social Solutions is a performance management software and consulting firm based in Baltimore. I manage our New York office and reside in Maplewood, New Jersey with my wife and 5 year old twins.
Lilah Haxton (1992) - I have started a new job working for FEMA Headquarters in the Mitigation Directorate Risk Reduction Grants Policy Branch. I am involved with providing grants to states, tribal governments and local communities to prepare hazard mitigation plans.
Jubi Headley (2006) - Director of Communications, Sports Philanthropy Project (http://www.sportsphilanthropy.com/) funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. We work with professional sports teams, athletes and leagues to encourage them to engage in more impactful philanthropic efforts.
Julie Herlands (2001) - Principal, TischlerBise as well as Secretary-Treasurer of the Economic Development Division of the APA. I'll be presenting at the APA National Conference in Minnesota, as organizer and co-presenter of half-day training workshop on Fiscal Impact Assessment; as one of the presenters at a full-day workshop on Economic Development for Planning Practitioners; and as organizer and panelist at a session on Infrastructure Funding.
Elisabeth Holler, AICP (2004) - Planning Manager, Comprehensive Planning Studio. Orlando, FL. She continues to work on comprehensive planning and economic development issues for the City.
Melanie Isis (1999) - I'm working at the City of Takoma Park's Department of Housing & Community Development and also on the management team of the Silver Spring-Takoma Park Community Indicators Project.
Anton Jerve (2006) - City Planner, Saint Paul, MN. I am working on neighborhood planning, LRT station area planning, zoning, and preparing for the upcoming APA conference in Minneapolis.
Vionna Jones (2002) - Owner, Hot Mama Fitness Studio, Bethesda MD. The studio specializes in pre- and post-natal fitness ( http://www.hotmamafitnessstudio.com/.).
James Joyce (2006) - I'm almost done with law school at the U of Virginia - sometimes it seems like it's gone by QUITE fast - and have accepted an offer to start work just after the new year in land use and environmental law at the Raleigh office of global law firm K&L Gates. Since they viewed me as a bit of a specialist from the beginning (I told every firm to which I applied that I was particularly interested in land use or planning-related law), I think my MCP has been a real asset.
Erica (Todd) Kagle (1999) - Senior Planner. Gannett Flemming. Tim and I have a 3 year old (Annica) and 11 month old (Todd). We live in Greenwood, SC. I'm looking forward to reading the updates about everyone.
David Kanthor (2004) - Public Space Planner. Center City District, Philadelphia, PA. Passed the AICP exam in November 2008 and continues to work on public space infrastructure in Center City Philadelphia.
Sehyung Kim (1999) - Real Estate Broker. I work in downtown LA, dealing primarily with industrial properties in and immediately around downtown. The last three years were great - more than anything I though an urban planner would make. But starting at the end of last year, it's been real slow...but we're anticipating that things will get better towards the end of the summer. Also got married 2 Novembers ago, to a NY girl.
Chuck Kines (1998) - Chuck is a park & trail planner-coordinator with the M-NCPPC, Montgomery County Department of Parks, a new position he started in May 2009. He previously had been the County's bikeways planner and TDM Coordinator since 2002. He now enjoys getting paid to spend a lot of time outdoors hiking and biking the County's extensive park trail system! He still lives in Rockville with his wife Amy and their two boys, Brady (age 9) and Brian (6).
Nicole M. Lacoste, Esq., AICP (2000) - Nicole recently became engaged to "her talented and handsome boyfriend, Jeff Folks," and they are planning a Summer 2009 wedding. Cherri Espersen, another URSP alum, will serve as a bridesmaid on the big day. Otherwise, Nicole continues to practice land use/zoning law at Ballard Spahr in Baltimore City. She recently returned from a vacation in Tanzania visiting one of her big brothers.
Carol Maggio (1999) - Planner, URS Corp. We just moved back form Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where we lived for two years. Our son, Peter has just turned 3, and we are in the process of adopting a child from Ethiopia.
Aimee McHale (2003) - Assistant Vice President, Multi-Family Housing, National Housing Trust, Washington, DC. She is also on the board of the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development.
Douglas McWilliams (2001) - Realty Specialist (US Army Corp of Engineers) will be deploying to Afghanistan in July 2010. He will be involved with the Corps' efforts to rebuild the country. As a Real Estate person, he will be doing work relating to the surge, the ongoing building projects for facilities for the Afghanistan National Police and the Army, as well as other infrastructure projects - roads, buildings, and water-related. There's also a significant economic development/capacity development aspect - helping the people of Afghanistan take a part in the work - training and empowering. As he notes, it "should be interesting. "
Michelle Bowman Mengel (2003) - Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). We are an investor in neighborhood projects- providing loans, grants and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations improving quality of life at the neighborhood level. I manage our overall grantmaking and communications efforts and I also oversee our targeted neighborhood work in Congress Heights. My little bottles of energy are 2 1/2 (Samuel) and 15 months (Katherine).
Colleen Mitchell (2004) - Transportation Planner. DC Office of Planning. Colleen recently celebrated her one year anniversary with the DC Office of Planning. She serves as a transportation planner, working on local as well as regional initiatives. The Mitchells have also welcomed a new addition to the family -- Boden turns one in March and is keeping them on their toes!
Kristen (Forsythe) Mitchell (1998) - Senior Economic Development Officer, Baltimore Development Corporation. She works in Commercial Revitalization and focuses primarily on the revitalization of the City's neighborhood commercial districts. She is also the project manager for the redevelopment of Oldtown Mall.
Megan Moriarty (2008) - Megan works as a community organizer with IMPACT Silver Spring -- right now I'm focused on rolling-out a community response to the economic crisis (in partnership with Montgomery County Government) that will build networks of mutual support with in neighborhoods and ensure more residents have access to emergency services. Living in Silver Spring; on the SS Citizens Advisory Board; still making and selling jewelry in my spare time.
Keith Murphy (2004) - Entrepreneur, Manchester, NH. After serving as the town planner for Plymouth, NH, Keith followed his instinct for business by opening a restaurant, Murphy's Taproom, as well as launching a coed sports league, the NH Sports & Social Club. Both have met with success, and in early 2009 Keith returned to the planning field by starting a property development and management firm.
Marianne (DiFatta) Navarro (2003) - Economic Development Officer. Baltimore Development Corporation. Working on various economic development projects, and resident in Federal Hill with my husband, John.
Amy Neugebauer (2006) - Currently I am the Executive Director of the College Park City-University Partnership (CPCUP) and the Project Manager of the College Park/Paint Branch Elementary Partnership. Through both positions I have the opportunity to work with the University and the City of College Park to build town/gown collaborations for the purpose of broader community development. I live in Hyattsville with my husband and 2 year old son where much time is spent listening for trains, trucks, and fire engines.
Jeffrey Jay Osmond (1997) - Jeff was the first recipient of the joint MArch/MCP degree, and now works as a Program Coordinator for the General Service Administration, Public Building Service, Office of Design and Construction, in the Federal Buildings and Modernization Division. He is on the team that oversees the design and construction of new federal buildings, and the modernization and renovation of existing federal facilities, both for the Judicial and Executive branches of the US Government. Also, he is in his 21st year as a Navy Reservist; now serving as the Operations Officer for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 26 on Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, where he travels monthly for his drill weekends. He is married, has 2 young boys; lives in Berwyn Heights, Maryland.
John Papagni - Special Projects Manager, Division of Neighborhood Revitalization, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Over the past 14 years, Mr. Papagni has worked with intergovernmental teams responsible for the design and implementation of new business development, homeownership and tax credit programs, legislation and policies to strengthen comprehensive neighborhood revitalization.
Steve Pardue, AICP (1994) - Principal, Vissering Pardue & Associates. The company is involved in hazard mitigation planning, risk assessment and program support for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and many state and local organizations. VPA has worked extensively in Louisiana and Mississippi as part of the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Katrina and other events, and is currently part of a team that is starting a large-scale hurricane risk assessment for the City of New Orleans.
Ann Piesen (2005) - Policy Analyst, HHS Health Resourcs and Services Administration. She works on policies, guidelines and procedures for real estate acquisition and construction financing, environmental and historic preservation compliance for the Agency's national and international grants. In her spare time Ann creates fused glass art at Pyramid Atlantic in Silver Spring, MD, and is the Rescue Coordinator for Maryland Westie RescueShe and her husband Phil still live in Silver Spring, MD, with two crazy Westies.
Ligia Perez Reyes (2003) - Currently working as a strategic planner in Fovial, a public agency that gives maintenance to all of the national highway network
Megan (McElroy) Rhodes, AICP (2006) - I moved this past summer with my husband to Amherst, MA and am working as a Transportation/Land Use Planner at the Franklin Regional Council of Governments. We are adjusting to weekly snow storms and are keeping in shape by shoveling lots of snow. I also successfully passed the AICP exam last May and am now AICP-certified and starting the struggle of earning my CM credits!
Monica (Murphy) Robyns - Currently staying at home with my kids! I have a 3 year old son named Ben, and a 22 month old daughter named Elena.
Chris Ryer (1986) - Director, Southeast Development Corporation. Chris spent 15 years with the Baltimore Department of Planning as a Community Planner, Chief of Comprehensive Planning and Deputy Director. He has also worked for the Trust for Public Land, a community development corporation in the "Pigtown" community in Southwest Baltimore.
Carrie Sanders (2005) - Transportation Planner II, Pedestrian Safety Coordinator, City of Rockville, MD., Traffic and Transportation Division. She is working on a "complete streets" initiative for Rockville and a Transportation Demand Management Plan. She and her husband Jesse and her daughter Anna live in the District of Columbia.
Ari Schnitzer (2006) - Coordinator. Office of Real Estate, the University of Maryland. The mission of the Office is to strategically manage the University's real estate.
Karin (Foley) Seubert (2002) Lawyer, Lewiston, ID. In addition to my practice, I am a member of Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. (a statewide nonprofit legal services provider) and Family Promise of Lewis Clark Valley (a local nonprofit serving homeless families). I'm also now the vice president of the Second District Bar Association. which covers a five county area in north central Idaho that is around 1 1/2 times the size of Maryland.
Kate Shiflet AICP (2006) - Senior Associate. Basile Baumann Prost Cole & Associates. Current projects include an Economic Development Plan in York County, Pennsylvania; an Enhanced Use Lease Analysis for Otis Air National Guard Base in Cape Cod, Mass.; a Market Study for the Garden Theatre in Pittsburgh; and a Market Study for a Riverfront Master Plan in Pascagoula, Mississippi. I am engaged to be married in October here in Frederick where I live.
Jessica Solomon (2006) - Program Manager. National Association of County and City Health Officials. Jessica's work focuses on public health accreditation and quality improvement in local health departments and also includes serving as the interim Director of Communications for the Public Health Accreditation Board. Jessica is living in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC and will be married this September.
Dana (Mandell) Stoogenke (1999) - Director. Rocky River Rural Planning Organization. We provide transportation planning for three rural counties outside of Charlotte, NC. We have been in Charlotte for about three years. It is a wonderful city. Miranda is four and we are expecting little boy Stoogenke this Spring.
Ed Strocko (1997) - Transportation Specialist. Federal Highway Administration Office of Freight Management and Operations. Ed focuses on freight transportation infrastructure projects, freight policy, economics and finance to support FHWA, State DOTs, and MPOs, in implementing programs to improve freight operations within the country's transportation network. In addition Ed provides support for the Federal Aid Highway Program, primarily in the areas of: eligibility, funding mechanisms, planning, project development, and public-private partnerships.
Ted Stevens (2007) - Project Manager. Government Services IPT. He has worked on a variety of government projects throughout the nation. .
Brooke Taylor (2008) - Capital City Fellow, DC Government. Since graduation, I spent six months with the DC Department of Transportation working on mass transit initiatives around the District. There, I worked on transit accessibility for DC schools, on creating indicators for Metro, and helping with community outreach initiatives like SmarTrip distribution coinciding with the elimination of Metro's paper transfers...and lots of public meetings! I've just joined the DC Office of Planning for the next six months. I'm soon to be married and heading to Peru for our honeymoon!
Daniel Trimble (1995) - Economic Development Manager, City of Issaquah, Washington. He is responsible for implementing Issaquah's Economic Vitality Strategic Plan; acting as a liaison to the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Issaquah Association; and providing general economic development support for the Central Issaquah Commercial Subarea. Daniel also represents the Mayors office on the Sustainability Sound Board and is on the board of Outside Seattle, a new marketing organization focused on attracting visitors to the cultural and recreational attractions in the communities to east of Seattle. In August 2008, Daniel also welcomed a new happy and healthy addition to his family - Alexander Trimble. (March 2009).
Magdelena Vicuna (2004) - Associate Director, School of Design at Universidad Católica de Chile. Also teaching as lecturer at the School of Architecture, a course entitled, "Urban Regulation and Built Form") as well as doing some studies and consultancy for the private sector, in the area of urban regulation and land use planning.
Nancy (Schaffstall) Vigna (1999) - Military Planner, The Onyx Group. Our most current project is to perform Basic Facility Requirements (BFRs) for all of Naval District Washington (which includes Pax River, Indian Head, Dahlgren, the Navy Yard, etc.). I currently live and work in Alexandria, Virginia.My husband, Ron, and I have two beautiful children. Our daughter, Corinne, is 4 1/2 and our son, Owen, is 2.
Colin Vissering, AICP (1994) - Principal, Vissering Pardue & Associates. The company is involved in hazard mitigation planning, risk assessment and program support for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and many state and local organizations. VPA has worked extensively in Louisiana and Mississippi as part of the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Katrina and other events, and is currently part of a team that is starting a large-scale hurricane risk assessment for the City of New Orleans.
Anne Wallas - Senior Planner. Long Range Planning Division, City of Rockville, MD. Her most recent project addressed the Twinbrook Metro plan.
David Wessel (1992) - Manager. Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization. Flagstaff, AZ. My attention has been on transportation planning - seeking local innovation in land use projection; traffic and transportation modeling; linking land use, community character and transportation; developing information campaigns for transportation funding initiatives; coordinating local issues and needs with statewide efforts.
Heather Whitlow (2003) - The two biggest pieces of news are: (1) Tom and I got married in a small ceremony in Harpers Ferry, WV in August and (2) instead of a traditional honeymoon, we decided to quit our jobs and travel in South America for a year. The plan is to hit the southern part of Chile -- everything I missed when I lived in the north in 2004, see the Patagonian Andes from the Argentine side, and eventually try to settle somewhere (likely Buenos Aires) and look for work teaching English or whatever else will help stretch the savings.
Tiffany Williams (2008) - Associate Development Project Manager. Community Builders. Her work focuses on assisting in the affordable housing development process from inception to completion. She is also responsible for identifying and evaluating community services for specific housing projects. She is a founding board member of A.C.T.S (Advancing Community Through Service), a non-profit that administers scholarships to Black undergraduate students at the University of Michigan and currently serves on the board of Building Futures, a non-profit that develops housing and provides services to families with HIV/AIDS in Washington D.C.
Claude Williamson (1996) - Comprehensive Planning Section Chief, Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development, Arlington, VA. Our section is responsible for conducting the long range land use and development plans throughout the County. I live in DC with my partner and 3 year old son.
Jennifer Willman (2000) - Jennifer Willman is a planner for Jacobs Engineering Group in Tampa. She is primarily involved with the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority, coordinating the Transit Oriented Development components of its Master Plan. She also serves as president for the Palmetto Beach Community Association, where she lives. Her previous jobs were at Orange County and City of Ocoee in the Orlando area, and the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. Her Master's internship was done at the Center for Urban Development at General Services Administration's Public Buildings Service in Washington D.C. She has been co-chair of the University's Urban Studies and Planning Program Alumni Association and served as Student Planning Association president in 1999.
Megan Zadecky (2007) - I'm currently an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton. I support DoD clients on environmental policy and program management. This includes my support of the Readiness Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI), a program that helps fund military installations' work with conservation groups, states, and local overnments encouraging land uses that are compatible with and support defense readiness.
Kui Zhao, AICP - Planner, Baltimore County Office of Planning. Kui's responsibilities include population estimates and forecasts, master plan amendments required by the state House Bill 1141, school impact analyses on residential developments, school facilities planning, and demographic and economic research. Kui also is designated the county's Census 2010 liaison. In 2007, Kui was appointed by Governor Martin O'Malley for a 4-year term, serving on the Governor's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs.
Elin Zurbrigg (2003) - Deputy Director. Mi Casa, Inc. Mi Casa Inc is an affordable housing developer based in DC, expanding our programs to include rental and homeownership projects in Baltimore, affordable rental in the District, and green building initiatives (like green roofs). I am still singing in my Balkan choir Orfeia which is recording this year. Toured in Bulgaria last year with my group, and planning to go to Peru in March for the wedding of another alum, Patricia Codina.