The California Planning Roundtable (CPR) is an organization of experienced planning professionals who are members of the American Planning Association (APA). Membership is balanced between the public and private sectors, and between Northern and Southern California. The mission of the Roundtable is to provide a forum for prominent planners to exercise creativity and leadership in promoting understanding of California's critical public policy issues, and recommending action.
Meet the new CPR Members!
The California Planning Roundtable is pleased to announce the selection of three new distinguished members: Victor Becerra, MUP; Hansom Hom, AICP and Terry Roberts. This important addition to the roster fulfills the vacancies for the Academic (south), Public (North) and State representation respectively.
California’s demographics are changing rapidly, and adopting new planning strategies to address these changes is critical to sustaining California as a highly desirable place to live, work, enjoy and invest. The California Planning Roundtable, over the next two years, will develop conference sessions and web-based reports that will help planners and communities understand and plan for these evolutionary times.
CPR 2013 Annual Report
Read the California Planning Roundtable’s accomplishments for 2013 and its goals for 2014. Read the 2013 Annual Report
As part of the Roundtable's ongoing Reinventing the General Plan project, Riverside County is showcased in the latest Great Model. Of particular note is the inclusion of the Healthy Communities Element, a first in the State of California.
The California Planning Roundtable's Healthy Communities Work Group is pleased to present the proposed definition for Healthy Communities. This definition has been created with the intention of providing a platform for initial conversation about what components should be consider when planning with the lens of health. The process for developing the definition included lengthy non-academic research, conversations, debate and on-line engagement with planners and health advocates from California and beyond. Our sincere hope is that it will become a valuable resource to the planning community.
CPR member Bill Anderson, FAICP, is the newly elected APA President. In a recent Cal Planner Article authored by CPR member Jeanette Dinwiddie- Moore, FAICP and Lance Schulte, AICP, Bill shares his thoughts about the future of planning, what he hopes to accomplish as APA President and his passions about the profession. The article also offers a glimpse to his interesting personal life.
- Read Highlights from the Rountable’s 2013 Annual Retreat in the City of Riverside, CA