2017-2019 APA-MA Chapter Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE BOARD

PRESIDENT
Angela Vincent, AICP
Economic Development Planner
Merrimack Valley
Planning Commission
160 Main Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
603-305-5385
angelavincent74@gmail.com

 

VICE PRESIDENT
Alison LeFlore, AICP
Senior Planner/Project Manager
CivicMoxie, LLC
1 Holden Street #218
Brookline, MA 02445
Office: 617.739.6694 x404
alison.leflore@gmail.com

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT (ACTING)
Kristen D. Las, AICP
Assistant Town Manager/Economic Development Coordinator
Town of Shrewsbury
100 Maple Avenue
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
508-841-8508
klas@shrewsburyma.gov

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Kristin Kassner, AICP
Planning Director
Town of Burlington
25 Center Street
Burlington, MA 01803
781.270.1646
kkassner@burlington.org

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Darlene Wynne, AICP
City of Beverly
Assistant Planning Director
Beverly City Hall
191 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
978.921.6000×2342
dwynne@beverlyma.gov

 

SECRETARY
Laura Wiener, AICP
Assistant Director of Planning
Arlington Planning and Community Development
Town Hall
730 Mass Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476
781.316.3091
LWiener@town.arlington.ma.us

 

TREASURER
Karla L. Chaffee, Esq.
Robinson & Cole LLP
One Boston Place, 25th floor
Boston, MA 02108
Direct 617.557.5956
kchaffee@rc.com

 

LEGISLATIVE AND POLICY OFFICER
Steve Sadwick, AICP
Assistant Town Manager
Town of Tewksbury
1009 Main Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876-3756
978.640.4370
ssadwick@tewksbury-ma.gov

 

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

NORTHEAST REGION
Michael Zehner, AICP
Planning Director
Town of Wellesley
525 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
781-431-1019 x2234
mzehner@wellesleyma.gov

 

SOUTHEAST REGION
Christi W. Apicella, AICP
Project Manager
McMahon Associates
300 Myles Standish Boulevard
Suite 201
Taunton, MA 02780
508.823.2245 x 3003
capicella@mcmahonassociates.com

 

CENTRAL REGION
James E. Robbins
Town Planner
Town of Westborough
45 West Main Street, Suite 22
Westborough, MA 01581
508.366.3055
jrobbins@town.westborough.ma.us

 

WESTERN REGION
Jessica Allan, AICP
UPDATING CONTACT INFORMATION

 

CAPE AND ISLANDS REGION
Elizabeth Jenkins, AICP
Principal Planner
Town of Barnstable
200 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
508.862.4736
elizabeth.jenkins@town.barnstable.ma.us

 

GREATER BOSTON REGION
Barry Keppard, AICP
Director, Public Health Department
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
60 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111
617.933.0750
bkeppard@mapc.org

 

CHAPTER SUB-COMMITTEES
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIR
Peter Lowitt, FAICP
Director/Land Use Administrator
Devens Enterprise Commission
33 Andrews Parkway
Devens, MA 01434
978-772-8831 x 3313
peterlowitt@devensec.com

 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHAIR
Bob Mitchell, FAICP
Planning Consultant
Land Use, Planning, Sustainable Development, & Training Programs
151 Tremont Street Suite 23A
Boston, MA 02111
617-512-9751 (c)
MitchellFAICP@gmail.com

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE CHAIR
Alison Felix, AICP
Transportation Planner
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
60 Temple Place
Boston, MA02111
617-933-0700 x742
afelix@mapc.org

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & HOUSING COMMITTEE CHAIR
Judi Barrett
Director of Economic Development
Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation
11 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
jbarrett@townhall.plymouth.ma.us

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DHCD) LIAISON
Elaine Wijnja, AICP
Principal Land Use Planner
DHCD
100 Cambridge Street
Suite 300
Boston, MA 02114
617-573-1360
elaine.wijnja@state.ma.us

 

MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF PLANNING DIRECTORS (MAPD) LIAISON
Kristina Johnson, AICP
Assistant Director of Planning
and Community Development
Town of Hudson
78 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749
978.562-2989
kjohnson99@gmail.com

 

CITIZEN PLANNER TRAINING COLLABORATIVE (CPTC) LIAISON
Jonathan E. Church, AICP
Administrator
Worcester Regional Transit Authority
60 Foster Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 508.453.3400
Fax: 508.453.3500
jchurch@therta.com

 

MASS ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTING PLANNERS (MACP) LIAISON
John P. Gelcich, AICP
Senior Planner
Beals +Thomas
144 Turnpike ROad
Southborough, MA
Phone: 508.366.0560 x4806
Fax: 508.366.4391
jgelcich@bealsandthomas.com

 

YOUNG PLANNERS GROUP LIASION
VACANT

 

APA-MA CHAPTER ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR
Dennis Leigh, Coordinator
APA-MA Chapter
Urban Harbors Institute UMass Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard / Boston, MA 02125
communications@apa-ma.org
dennis.leigh@umb.edu
617.287.5570