KNIGHT FELLOWS IN COMMUNITY BUILDING
(For a biography and contact details click on
the fellow's name)
Lester Abberger, Senior Executive
Vice President of Florida Water Services Corporation and ALLETE Water
Resources; active volunteer in community environmental, civic, and
business organizations, Tallahassee, FL.
Expertise: water utilities, real
estate development, and land conservation.
Tom Borrup, Executive Director,
Intermediary Arts, a multidisciplinary arts and education center,
Expertise: community cultural development, arts, and
Joyce Crosthwaite, Senior Policy
Analyst, Project Design Consultants, Cardiff, CA.
planner with expertise in affordable housing, planning/development,
community building, and social equity.
William Gietema, Jr. Co-founder,
Arcadia Realty, Dallas, TX.
Expertise: development of mixed-use master
planned communities – land planning and market research.
Gloria Katz, Former Vice Mayor, Fort
Expertise: elected official with focus on long-term urban
Marshman, Associate Editor,
Jose Mercury News, San Jose, CA.
Neal Payton, Director of Town
Planning, Torti Gallas and Partners, CHK Inc., Washington, DC.
Expertise: architecture and
Milt Rhodes, Director of Town Planning
and Program Development, North Carolina Smart Growth Alliance, Carrboro,
Expertise: regional environmental planning.
Kofi Sefa-Boakye, doctoral student in
planning and development studies, School of Policy, Planning and
Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; former
community redevelopment manager, City of Compton.
planning, city management, and regionalism.
Arnold Spokane, Pofessor, Department
of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University,
Expertise: person-environment psychology.
Swift, Swift and Associates, LLC, Longmont, CO.
and transportation engineering, town planning.
Laurie Volk, Co-mananging Director,
Zimmerman/Volk Associates, Inc., Clinton, NJ.