Mentorship for Maryland’s Citizen Planners

Share your knowledge and experience with new citizen planners

MPCA Corner

In 2021, the Maryland Planning Commissioners Association (MPCA) began recruiting mentors to share their experience, wisdom, and lessons learned with new Planning Commissioners and Board of Appeals members. The MPCA reiterated this desire during its 2021 conference and is initiating the program in 2022. The MPCA has recruited a few mentors but is once again asking its members to consider helping those new to citizen planning.

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Mentorship for Maryland’s Citizen Planners:

Share your knowledge and experience with new citizen planners

MPCA Corner

by Joseph Griffiths, AICP, Local Assistance and Training Manager

In 2021, the Maryland Planning Commissioners Association (MPCA) began recruiting mentors to share their experience, wisdom, and lessons learned with new Planning Commissioners and Board of Appeals members. The MPCA reiterated this desire during its 2021 conference and is initiating the program in 2022. The MPCA has recruited a few mentors but is once again asking its members to consider helping those new to citizen planning.

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The MPCA 38th Annual Conference Session and Presentation Recordings Now Available

MPCA Corner

The Maryland Planning Commissioners Association (MPCA) would once again like to thank everyone including panelists, sponsors, guest speakers, and attendees, who helped make the 38th annual conference a huge success! Over three days in late October, the MPCA and its partners delivered timely and informative content for citizen and professionals alike and celebrated the important work of Maryland’s Planning Commissions and Boards of Zoning Appeals.

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MPCA Partners with the Mid-Atlantic Planning Collaboration on Planning Board Education

MPCA Corner

On December 16, 2021, Danny Winborne (MPCA President and Gaithersburg Planning Commissioner) and Roxanne Hemphill (MPCA Secretary and Mt. Airy Planning Commission Chair) teamed up with the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) and Michael King (York County, VA Planning Commissioner) to conduct a webinar entitled Organizing and Managing Planning Boards: Insights for Citizen and Professional Planners.

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The MPCA Recognizes the Great Work of Maryland’s Citizen Planners 

MPCA Corner 

At its 38th Annual Conference, hosted October 25 – 27, the Maryland Planning Commissioners Association (MPCA) was honored to recognize the impact of the following citizen planners. Please join the MPCA in celebrating engaged citizens and board members that contribute so much to Maryland’s communities.

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