URP Advisory Council

The UF Urban And Regional Planning Department Advisory Council comprises alumni and practitioners dedicated to the advancement of the URP program. The Advisory Council has identified three focus areas to guide work with the Department: Development (Fundraising); Professional Development (including the Future of Planning), and; Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Work in each of these areas is progressing through monthly committee meetings and a number of exciting initiatives. 

If you are interested in finding out more about the Advisory Council and opportunities for involvement please contact the chair, Jerry Bell, AICP (MAURP ‘92) at Jerry.Bell@miamidade.gov.

Advisory Council Officers

Jerry Bell, AICP

Assistant Director of Planning;
Miami-Dade County
Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Planning Division

Advisory Council Chair

Jason Reynolds, AICP

Manager;
Orange County Government
Neighborhood Services Division

Advisory Council Vice Chair

Rich Doty

GIS Coordinator & Research Demographer;
University of Florida
Bureau of Economic & Business Research

Advisory Council Secretary

Advisory Council Members

Erik Bredfeldt, Ph.D., AICP

Director;
City of Gainesville
Economic Development and Innovation

Lois Bush

Senior Policy Planning Analyst;
FDOT District Four,
Office of Planning and Environmental Management

Maria Cahill, AICP

Planner;
Orange County,
Planning Division Community Environmental and Development Services

Juan Castillo

Planner III;
City of Gainesville
Department of Sustainable Development

Cheri Ehrhardt, AICP

Natural Resource Planner;
US Fish & Wildlife Services

Alyssa Henriquez, AICP

Planner III;
Orange County Planning Division
Comprehensive/Long-Range Planning

Yingfei Huang

Transportation Analyst;
Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

Douglas Kelly, AICP, CSI

Land Development Manager;
ETM Inc. Engineers & Planners

Scott Koons, AICP

Executive Director;
North Central Florida Regional Planning Council

George Kramer, AICP, LEED AP

Area Manager, Placemaking;
S&ME, Inc.

Scott Lagueux, AICP, LEED AP BD+C

Director, Waterfront Planning;
Moffatt & Nichol

Carter McDowell

Partner;
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

Howard Nelson

Partner, Head of Environmental Practice;
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

James Pope, AIA

Principal;
Huitt-Zollars

Zachary Shrader, AICP

Transportation Planner;
CDM Smith Inc.

Jarrell Smith

Transportation Planner;
VHB

Paul Zwick, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus;
University of Florida

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