Margo Wheeler: Landscape Architecture and Planning-Swipe to the right
About the lecture: Long-term professional planners and lecturers will discuss how planning and landscape architecture work together to create a great community of lasting value for all. Real-world examples from various states will be used to explain and explain how and why the success occurred, as well as some mistakes. Thinking about the future prospects of this relationship will be relevant. Speaker’s biography: Ms. Wheeler received a bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University, Los Angeles, and a master’s degree in urban and regional studies from the University of Southern California. From 2001 to 2011, she served as the planning director for Monterey Park, Davis and Palm Springs, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada. Specific areas of interest include downtown revitalization, urban design, professional ethics, and training and advancement of staff, especially women and ethnic minorities. In 2014 she was elected to the American Institute of Certified Planners College of Fellows, which is the highest honor of the profession. This honor is awarded to individuals for their efforts to bring significant and transformative improvements to the communities and planning fields they serve. During her career, she has taught at California State University San Bernardino and the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. Since 2014, she has been teaching in the Department of Geography, Planning and Entertainment at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.