The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall administration and operation of the Chapter. To this end, the Board has the authority to conduct any activity consistent with the intent of the Chapter Bylaws and the Bylaws of APA. The APA Virginia Chapter Board meets on a quarterly basis. 


Executive Committee Members: 

Earl W. Anderson, AICP
Senior Planner, York County

George M. Homewood, FAICP, CFM
Past President
Director of City Planning, City of Norfolk

Donald Whipple, AICP
VP Chapter Affairs
Chief Planner, City of Hampton

Tara D. Reel
VP Legislative & Policy
Transportation & Transit Planner, City of Virginia Beach

Nick Rogers, AICP, CZA
VP External Affairs
Zoning Amendment Coordinator & Principal Planner, Arlington County

Alison Eubank, AICP
VP Sections
Placemaking Planner, City of Hampton

John Harbin, AICP
VP Membership
Principal Planner, City of Chesapeake

Amanda McGee
Regional Planner, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission

Jason Espie, AICP
Principal Planner, EPR PC

Andrew Hopewell, AICP
Professional Development Officer
Assistant Chief of Planning, Fauquier County

Standing Committee Chairs & Board Appointees:

David P. Maloney, AICP
Planning Directors Chair
Director of Planning, Hanover County

Julie Pastor, FAICP
FAICP Committee Chair

Whitney Sokolowski
YPG Co-Chair
Transportation Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates

Koty Gray
YPG Co-Chair
Site Plan/Subdivision Agent, City of Hampton

Diane L. Zahm, PhD, AICP
Faculty Representative
Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

Damian Pitt, PhD, AICP
Faculty Representative
Associate Professor & Program Chair, Urban and Regional Studies and Planning, Virginia Commonwealth University

Michael Salgueiro
Student Representative
Masters Student, UVA

Colie Touzel
Student Representative
Masters Student, VT

Robert Narvaez, AICP
Planning for Inclusion
Lead Associate, Markon Solutions

At-large Appointees:

Divisions Liaison

Michael Chandler, Ph.D.
Executive Government Advisor, The Berkley Group

Lorna Parkins, AICP
Development Chair
Vice President, Transportation Planning, Michael Baker International

Communications Director

Staff & Non-voting Members:

Eldon James
APA Virginia Staff

Martina James Nalley
APA Virginia Staff

Sarah Pentecost
APA Virginia Staff

Kristen Walentisch
Newsbrief Editor
Associate Planner, Arlington County