May 19 2011

Appreciating The Natural World: Shelley Rekte

A warm Global Site Plans welcome to Shelley Rekte, the newest blogger to The Grid. Every other Thursday, starting in May, you can find Shelley Rekte blogging about her passions for the environment regarding various topics, including transportation, water, urban planning, and design.

Shelley Rekte is a Graduate Student studying Community and Regional Planning at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with academic coursework in Landscape Architecture. She holds a B.G.S. in Art from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. As a native Lincolnite and mother of a fifteen year old son, she has seen many changes in the world around her, as well as the differences between her son’s childhood and her own. Shelley understands the importance of the environment and strives to broaden her own perspective with the aspiration of expanding the perspectives of others for developing equitable communities.

Renée van Staveren

Renée van Staveren is the Founder of Global Site Plans. She holds a M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She also holds a B.S. in Sustainable Community Development from Prescott College. Prior to establishing Global Site Plans and The Grid, Renée van Staveren was an Assistant Planner for A-M-M-A Transit Planning and the Program Director for Planet Green. In June 2014 Renée moved from Istanbul, Turkey, where she'd lived for four years, to return to the beautiful city of San Francisco. She is now a Manager at the Urban Land Institute's San Francisco District Council. You can find her at one of their many events, so pop in and say hello.

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