Advisory Board

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

Patricia Cahill, MCP

Transit Planner, Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Paul Chan

Paul Chan, MUA

Commissioner, Boston Air Pollution Control Commission

Adam Chapdelaine, MBA

Executive Director, Massachusetts Municipal Association

Clifford Cook, MRP

Senior Planning Information Manager, City of Cambridge

Brian Creamer, MCP

Senior Planner, Nitsch Engineering

Van Du, MCP

Assistant Director of Environmental Planning, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Tiana Farrant, CEM, CO-CEM

Emergency Manager and Homeland Security Professional

Stacy Fox, MCP

Executive Director, Boston University Initiative on Cities

Anne Haynes

Anne Haynes, M.Arch/MBA

CXO, Austin Economic Development Corporation

Lauren Lind, MCP

Senior Planner, Barrett Planning Group

Emily Keys Innes

Principal, Innes Associates Limited

Mickey Northcutt, J.D.

Chief Executive Officer, North Shore Community Development Corporation

Laxmi J. Rao

Laxmi J. Rao, MBA

Senior Director, International District Energy Association

David Valecillos, MCP

Senior Development Project Manager, The Community Builders

J. Brandon Wilson

J. Brandon Wilson, MCP

Somerville Historic Preservation Commission