Urban Planning Advisory Board

The Urban Planning Advisory Board is comprised of nine members who represent all aspects of the field of urban planning.  CEOs of private firms, members of economic development organizations, or local government professionals, the board meets annually to advise and support the school, and introduce students to the profession.  

Karen Clawson

Karen Clawson AICP

Senior Transportation Planner, Mid-America Regional Council
Matthew Coates

Matthew Coates

Director of Development, The Yarco Companies
Jeremy Davis

Jeremy Davis

Program Officer, Kansas City Civic Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Bill Ebel

Bill Ebel

Retired City Manager, Overland Park, Kansas
Bill Fiander

Bill Fiander AICP

Lecturer, Political Science Department, Washburn University
Mike Grube

Mike Grube

President, MG Real Estate Development
Triveece Penelton

Triveece Penelton AICP

Owner/Founder, Penelton Interactive
Rob Richardson

Robin Richardson AICP

Owner/Founder, Richardson Brothers Development LLC
Fred Sherman

Fred Sherman

Deputy Election Security Commissioner, Johnson County, Kansas
Kip Strauss

Kip Strauss AICP

Transportation Technology and Operations Department Manager, HNTB Corporation
Diane Wicklund

Diane Wicklund AICP

Principal Planner, Johnson County, Kansas Government