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Section Board Members

Elected Officers

Section Director

Kacey Lizon

Section Director-Elect

Matt Hertel


Juliana Lucchesi, AICP


Leighann Moffitt

Director of Professional Development

Kendra Ramsey, AICP

Director of Programs

Jeff Schwein, AICP CTP

Director of Membership, Diversity, and Equity

Celia Yniguez

Past Section Director

Appointed Officers

News and Information Director

Laura Tuller

Awards Director

Amy Yang

Legislation Director


Section Historian

Dan Amsden, AICP

Young and Emerging Planners (YEP) Chair

Taylor Carnevale

Website Director

Rick Rust, AICP

Planning Commissioner Representative

Melanie Findling

Co-Student Representative

Hossain Mohiuddin

North Valley Division Director


CPF Liaison / Cascade Division Director

David Schlegel, AICP

Sacramento Division Director

Julia Lave Johnston

Section Staff

Jeni Tickler

Professional Events

Emeritus Board Members

Julia Lave Johnston

Past APA CA Chapter Director

Terry Rivasplata, AICP

2020 terry rivasplataEmeritus

Bruce Baracco, AICP

2020 bruce baraccoEmeritus

Bob Lagomarsino, AICP

bob lagomarsinoEmeritus

Tricia Stevens, AICP

tricia stevensEmeritus

2023 Section Sponsors

Without the support of our sponsors, many of the programs we offer would not be possible. Click the logos below to find out more about each sponsor.

To our sponsors -- Thank You!

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  • Section Partner

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