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ACSP 2016 Governing Board Elections - Results

Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Donna Dodd
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Message from the ACSP Nominating and Elections Committee


Planning Colleagues,


We are pleased to announce results of the election for regional representatives slated to serve on the ACSP Governing Board from fall 2016 to fall 2018. Many thanks to all candidates who offered service and to all planning schools participating in the election. Service for incoming board members formally begins during the ACSP Business Meeting that will be held during the fall ACSP conference. Newly-elected representatives are:

  • Northeast, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Hunter College (representing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico)
  • Southeast, Kristin E. Larsen, University of Florida (representing Alabama, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, N. Carolina, S. Carolina, Virginia, W. Virginia)
  • Midwest, Jennifer Evans-Cowley, Ohio State University (representing Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin)
  • Central, Shannon Van Zandt, Texas A&M University (representing Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, N. Dakota, Oklahoma, S. Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)
  • West, Mike Lens, University of California, Los Angeles (representing Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington)


Congratulations to all!


June Thomas, Chair, on behalf of the ACSP Nominating and Elections Committee, including:
Charles Connerly
Malo Hutson
James Spencer
Curt Winkle
Rebecca Miles (through April, 2016)


June M. Thomas, Ph.D., FAICP
Centennial Professor, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Immediate Past President, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, 2015-16
2208 C Art and Architecture Building
2000 Bonisteel Boulevard
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2069
734 936-0201


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  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.