Board of Directors

The programs in City Planning and Urban Affairs are supported by a distinguished panel of alumni, field experts, faculty, and business professionals who constitute the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets at least once a semester to discuss and guide program activities.

Dennis Carlberg

Dennis Carlberg

Sustainability Director, Boston University

Paul Chan

Paul Chan

Director of Business Development, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC)

Julie Conroy

Julie Conroy

AICP, Senior Environmental Planner, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Richard Dimino

Richard Dimino

President and CEO, A Better City

Tiana Farrant

Tiana Farrant

Emergency Management Coordinator – Denver Urban Area Security Initiative City and County of Denver Office of Emergency Management

Peter Fox-Penner

Peter Fox-Penner

Director, Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy; Professor of Practice in the Questrom School of Business, Academic Advisor, The Brattle Group

Vance Freymann

Vance Freymann

Director of Project Development, Consigli Construction Co., Inc

Anne Haynes

Anne Haynes

Adjunct Faculty Member and Director of Transformative Development, MassDevelopment

Anthony Janetos

Anthony Janetos

Director and Frederick S. Pardee Professor, Professor of Earth and Environment, Boston University

Eran-Ben Joseph

Eran-Ben Joseph

Professor and Head of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mark A. Klopfer

Mark A. Klopfer

LEED Accredited Architect and Professor of Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Kwabena Kyei-Aboagye

Kwabena Kyei-Aboagye

Environmental Protection Agency and Adjunct Professor at Boston University

Dan LeClair

Dan LeClair

Professor, Criminal Justice, Boston University

Katharine Lusk

Katharine Lusk

Executive Director, Initiative on Cities, Boston University

Deepti Nijhawan

Deepti Nijhawan

Director, India Initiatives, Boston University Global Programs

Mark Pasnik

Mark Pasnik

Associate Professor at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Principal, over, under

Dr. Lawrence Susskind

Dr. Lawrence Susskind

Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning, MIT Vice-Chair, Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

Brian Swett

Brian Swett

Director, Cities and Sustainable Real Estate at Arup

Rob Thornton

Rob Thornton

President and CEO of International District Energy Association

J. Brandon Wilson

J. Brandon Wilson

Executive Director, Somerville Historic Preservation Commission

Tanya Zlateva

Tanya Zlateva

Professor and Dean, Boston University Metropolitan College