October 27 2011

(The Grid Blogger) Patricia Kent: Mammoth Lakes, California

Patricia KentA big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Patricia Kent in Mammoth Lakes, California.

Patricia Kent is a graduate student in Community & Regional Planning with a concentration in Latin American Studies at the University of New Mexico. A recent transplant to Mammoth Lakes, CA her interests range from political theory and public policy to sustainable tourism. A strong advocate for participatory planning practices, her studies focus on community capacity building and economic development. She is a strong believer in fostering entrepreneurship in communities. Currently, Patricia is working on economic sustainability policies that benefit both the preservation of the Eastern Sierras as well as the ever-increasing tourist population.

Patricia joins the October 2011 Environmental Design Internship program and will be blogging with The GRID until May 2012.

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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