Project Manager, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission
Where were you born (and raised, if different)?
I was born in Lake Forest, IL, and raised in Annandale, VA
When and why did you move to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area?
I moved here July of 1997 to finish my undergraduate degree at UVA
What neighborhood do you live in now?
Family (spouse, kids, etc)?
Parents and extended family scattered near and far.
What is your alma mater and when did you graduate?
I started college at West Virginia Wesleyan College, left after two-and-a-half years, took a good bit of a break from higher education, then returned and graduated from UVA.
Twice - 1999 BA, and 2005 MUEP
What were you doing before coming to the TJPDC?
I worked for Albemarle County as a Senior Planner of Current Development. The "Current Development" division no longer exists. The Community Development Department has changed so now all long range planning and development review is under the "Planning Services" division.
Your job title is Project Manager for the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission - what, in your own words, would you say you do?
I keep the Livable Communities Project moving forward, making sure all the various pieces and parts are working together as they should.