Our Presentations and Involvement at Texas APA

Erica Craycraft…

Freese and Nichols is attending the American Planning Association Texas Chapter Conference, October 7-9 in Galveston. We are proud to partner with Texas APA as an annual sponsor. If you’re attending, we encourage you to stop by booth 22 to speak with our professionals, including Texas Chapter President Wendy Shabay, Urban Planning + Design Group Manager at Freese and Nichols. Here’s a look at our conference involvement this week:

Wednesday, Oct. 7
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Texas Emerging Planning Leaders Forum
Wendy Shabay, AICP, Associate AIA; Shad Comeaux, AICP; and Michelle Queen from Freese and Nichols join Doug McDonald, AICP, CNU-A; Kendall Wendling, AICP; Kim Mickelson, JD, AICP; Mitchell Silver, FAICP; Whit Blanton, FAICP; Valerie Hubbard, FAICP; Abra Nusser, AICP; Renae’ Ollie; Chance Sparks, AICP

Thursday, Oct. 8
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. | Coastal Resiliency
Juan Moya, Ph.D., Freese and Nichols; Samuel Brody, Ph.D., Texas A&M University; Jim Gibeaut, Ph.D., Texas A&M University – Corpus Christie; John Jacob, Ph.D., Texas A&M Sea Grant Program and Texas AgriLife Extension Service

1:45 – 3:15 p.m. | Short Course Track 1 – Roles, Ethics and More for Planning Commissioners and Appointed Officials
Edmund Haas, AICP, Freese and Nichols; Ann Bagley, FAICP, Bagley Associates

Friday, Oct. 9
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Plenary Session – State of TxAPA Address
Wendy Shabay, AICP, Associate AIA, Texas Chapter President, Freese and Nichols

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Plenary Session – Texas Emerging Planning Leaders Intergenerational Panel
Michelle Queen, Freese and Nichols, is serving as the moderator for this panel session.

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Panel – How to Develop a Great Comprehensive Plan
Daniel Harrison, AICP, Freese and Nichols; Fred Gibbs, City of Corinth; Michael Shirley,AICP, City of Longview; Vanessa Shrauner, City of Odessa

View the full conference program