Board

Whitney Shephard, PE, LEED AP, M.ASCE

President
Transport Studio
644 East 44th Street, Savannah, GA 31405
t: 912-677-0430
e: Whitney Shephard, PE, LEED AP, M.ASCE

Kristen Wescott, AICP

President-Elect
City of Sandy Springs
1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
t: 770-206-2018
e: Kristen Wescott, AICP

Amanda Hatton, AICP

VP/Programs
Blue Cypress Consulting, LLC
315 W Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 905, Decatur, GA 30030
t: 470-322-5100, ext.10
e: Amanda Hatton, AICP

Megha D. Young, AICP

VP/Chapter Services
Gresham Smith
1125 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 350, Alpharetta, GA 30009
t: 678-518-3657
e: Megha D. Young, AICP

Marilyn Hall, AICP

Secretary
Hall Consulting, Inc
1051 Windbrooke Ct., Suite 4 Watkinsville, GA 30677
t: 706-621-2036
e: Marilyn Hall, AICP

Sidney E. Douse, III, AICP

Treasurer
Atlanta Regional Commission
229 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30303
t: 470-378-1595
e: Sidney E. Douse, III, AICP

Rebecca Keefer, AICP


AICP Director at Large

CPL
5346A Peachtree Road Chamblee, GA 30341
t: 770-639-7096
e: Rebecca Keefer, AICP


Lauren Leary, AICP

AICP Director at Large
Spatial Plans, LLC
e: Lauren Leary, AICP

Brittany Griffin

Non AICP Director at Large
Rome Floyd County
607 Broad Street Rome, GA 30162
t: 706-236-5025
e: Brittany Griffin

Karl Smith-Davids

Non-AICP Dir. at Large
Midtown Alliance
999 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 730 Atlanta, GA 30309
t: 404-443-6249
e: Karl Smith-Davids

Jon West, AICP

Planning Official
DeKalb County Planning Commission
60 Executive Park South NE Atlanta, GA 30329-229
t: 404-327-6872
e: Jon West, AICP

Cristina Pastore, AICP

Professional Dev. Officer
Kimley-Horn
The Biltmore, Suite 601, 817 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
t: 404-419-8775
e: Cristina Pastore, AICP

Allison Duncan, AICP

Planning Officials Dev. Officer
Douglas County
8700 Hospital Drive Douglasville, GA 30134
t: 678-715-5370
e: Allison Duncan, AICP

Subhro Guhathakurta

Higher Education Rep
Georgia Institute of Technology School of City & Regional Planning

760 Spring Street NW, Suite 213 
 Atlanta, GA 30308
t: 404-385-0900
e: Subhro Guhathakurta

Emily Smith, AICP

Emerging Planners Group (EPG)
Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, Center for Economic Development Research
75 Fifth St. NW, Suite 300 Atlanta, GA 30308
e: Emily Smith, AICP

Julianne Meadows, AICP

District 1 Director
Northwest Georgia Regional Commission
P.O. Box 1798, Rome, GA 30162
t: 706-295-6585
e: Julianne Meadows, AICP

Marc Beechuk, AICP, ISA

District 2 Director

City of Covington
Emory Street, NW 
Covington, GA 30014
t: 770-385-2179
e: Marc Beechuk, AICP, ISA

Erin Thoresen, AICP

District 3 Director
Gresham Smith
600 W. Peachtree Street, Suite 1550, Atlanta, GA 30308
t: 678-518-3881
e: Erin Thoresen, AICP

Allison Garrett

District 4 Director
The City of Senoia
Planning and Zoning
t: 404-503-2846
e: Allison Garrett

Mary Huffstetler, AICP

District 5 Director
MPH & Associates, Inc.
218 Pebblebrook Lane, Macon, GA 31220
t: 404-210-6123
e: Mary Huffstetler, AICP

Regina P. Pyles, AICP

District 6 Director
Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission
3626 Walton Way Extension, Suite 300, Augusta, GA 30909
t: 706-651-7304

e: Regina P. Pyles, AICP

Allison Slocum, AICP

District 7 Director
River Valley RC
P. O. Box 1908, Columbus, GA 31902
t: 706-256-2910
e: Allison Slocum, AICP

Elizabeth Backe, AICP

District 8 Director
Southern GA Regional Commission
1937 Carlton Adams Drive Valdosta, GA 31601
t: 229-333-5277
e: Elizabeth Backe, AICP

Ebony N. Simpson, AICP


District 9 Director
GA Dept of Community Affairs

Savannah, GA 31405

t: 912-663-9865

e: Ebony N. Simpson, AICP


Committee Chairs and Representatives – (Non-Board Members)

Gabby Oliverio

Georgia Institute of Technology
e: Gabby Oliverio

Vacant

Student Representative
Savannah State University


Phillip Jones

University of Georgia
e: Phillip Jones

Jim Summerbell, AICP

Policy and Advocacy Committee
e: Jim Summerbell, AICP

Kenneth J. Hughes, AICP

Policy and Advocacy Committee Chair
e: Kenneth J. Hughes, AICP

Erin Thoresen, AICP

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee
e: Erin Thoresen, AICP