In her 26 years of professional experience, Laura (AICP) has managed general plans, zoning codes, specific plans, and special planning studies for diverse cities throughout California. She has worked with advisory committees, commissions, and councils to develop long-range goals, policies, and programs, and to craft the regulatory tools to implement those programs. She has conducted background research for planning, written plan elements, coordinated preparation of plans and related environmental documentation, and presented recommendations to decision-making bodies. She also directs preparation of CEQA documents, either as part of planning programs or to address development projects. Laura is a member of the California Planning Roundtable. She holds degrees from Stanford University in environmental science and has completed graduate work in public administration at American University.