Annual Planning Commissioners Conference

Sonoma State University’s 35th Annual Planning Commissioners Conference

Saturday, December 1, 2018

For Commissioners, Elected Officials, Professional Staff, and Community Members

Presented by Sonoma State’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. Co-Sponsored by APA California Northern Section. An update on planning practice and law specially designed for planning commissioners, Elected Officials, Professional Staff, and Community Members.

Schedule: Check-in, continental breakfast 8:30am – 9:00am Conference 9:00am – 1:00pm

Speakers/Topics

Hansom Hom- Planning Consultant, Michael Baker International; Former Assistant City Manager/Community Development Director, City of Sunnyvale
pdf How to be a Great Planning Commissioner

Patricia Curtin- Attorney, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean; Former Planning Commissioner, City of Lafayette
pdfThe Dan Curtin Land Use Law Lecture: A Brave New World? Over-the-Counter Approvals for Large Projects Under Senate Bill 35

Pete Parkinson- President, American Planning Association, California Chapter; Former Director, Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Dept.
“Wildfire Recovery: A Planner's Journey”

Kevin Fang- Assistant Professor, SSU Dept. of Geography, Environment, and Planning 
pdfA Local Perspective on Leading Edge Transportation Planning Issues

Planning Commissioners Conference Archive

2016 Planning Commissioners Conference

Sonoma State University’s 33rd Annual Planning Commissioners Conference Saturday, December 3, 2016, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Presented by Sonoma State’s Department of Environmental Studies & Planning, Center for Sustainable Communities, and Student Planning Association. Co-Sponsored by APA California Northern Section. An update on planning practice and law specially designed for planning commissioners, Elected Officials, Professional Staff, and Community Members.

Seminar Handouts