Meet APG

 

 

Frank Angelo

Principal

Frank Angelo has extensive experience in public and private sector land use and transportation planning. With over 30 years of planning experience, coupled with his in-depth knowledge of the public review process, he provides solid technical and practical management for a wide variety of projects.  Frank’s planning expertise focuses on land use and transportation planning policy and implementation, land use analysis, public and stakeholder outreach, and the development of comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, administrative rules, and development permitting. His experience with public and private clients throughout Oregon includes the Oregon Department of Transportation, Department of Land Conservation and Development, Beaverton and Gresham School Districts, Nike, Birtcher Properties, Washington, Umatilla and Morrow Counties, Tri-Met, the cities of Beaverton, Tualatin, and Hillsboro and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.

     
 

Catherine Corliss

AICP, Principal

Cathy has over twenty years of experience in growth management, land use, transportation, and environmental planning in the public and private sectors. As a project manager she has worked with multi-disciplinary teams on policy development and implementation for land use, growth management, transportation, natural resources, and development projects.  Cathy has strong technical, facilitation, and communication skills. Recently, she has been working with a number of jurisdictions in Oregon on a wide range of code and comprehensive plan amendment projects.  Her experience includes updating development codes; preparing ordinances to address a wide range of issues including transportation, environmentally sensitive areas, residential and commercial design, and signage; and developing land use and transportation plans.  She has also prepared numerous development applications from large master plans to minor partitions.  

     
 

Darci Rudzinski

AICP, Principal

Darci has been a practicing urban planner in Oregon since 1998, working in both the public and private sector.  She has a diverse background that includes long range and current land use planning, economic development, community revitalization and policy development. Darci’s expertise includes concept planning related to the future use and development of industrial land and town center planning.  In addition, she has assisted over twenty Oregon jurisdictions to ensure that their transportation system plans (TSPs), comprehensive plans and code updates, public facility plans, economic opportunity analyses, and periodic review programs complied with state rules and statutes.  Darci has served as a member of Metro’s Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC), is active in Oregon’s chapter of the American Planning Association and is involved in her neighborhood association.  

     
 

Sue Miller

Office Manager

Sue has a wide range of skills and experience in the administrative services field. Prior to joining APG, she worked for 23 years at a civil engineering firm in Portland, where she was an office administrator and executive assistant to the President and Senior Management Team. In 2010, Sue started a food pantry for dogs and cats in order to provide assistance to pet owners that could no longer to afford to feed their pets. In her spare time, Sue enjoys volunteering at her local animal shelter.

     
 

Joe Dills

AICP, Senior Project Manager

Joe has 32 years of planning experience specializing in land use planning, transportation and growth management, sustainable communities and development regulations.  A consultant since 1986, Joe has had extensive experience in managing multidisciplinary design teams, community consensus building, and smart growth implementation.  He has managed over 25,000 acres of concept planning and implementation for new communities within the Portland Metropolitan Urban Growth Boundary.  Between 2008 and 2012, he worked extensively in master planning and development regulations in the United Arab Emirates.  In 2011, he received the Distinguished Leadership Award By A Professional Planner from the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association.

     
 

Matt Hastie

AICP, Project Manager

Matt Hastie has a wide range of education and experience in land use and transportation planning, environmental regulation, development codes, housing, and economic development issues.  He has managed and provided assistance with numerous concept, sub-area, and master planning processes, as well as preparation of Comprehensive Plan and Development Code updates for local communities throughout Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.  Matt has conducted stakeholder and public involvement services for numerous projects throughout the Pacific Northwest.  He also has assisted with numerous housing and economic assessments and policy studies for cities and counties in Oregon.  Matt is a member of the American Planning Association, has been a visiting lecturer on the faculty of the City and Regional Planning Department at Cornell University, and is a Past President of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) in Portland, Oregon.  

     
 

Rebecca Hewitt

AICP, Senior Planner

With over seven years of experience, Becky has collaborated on a wide range of land use, transportation, environmental protection and public finance projects, including concept plans for urbanizing areas, land use and transportation plans for highway corridors,  site selection and permitting for a variety of public facilities and redevelopment plans for developed neighborhoods.  She also has experience drafting code amendments to implement land use and transportation plans as well as writing findings to support adoption of such amendments.  Becky has strong analytical and writing skills and the ability to integrate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis with land use planning expertise.  She has a nuanced understanding of the interconnectedness of land use, transportation, natural resources, economic development and public finance.

     
 

Shayna Rehberg

AICP, Senior Planner

Shayna’s background combines strengths in transportation planning, land use planning, environmental science, data analysis and display and technical writing.  She has worked on project teams to develop Transportation System and Refinement Plans, Interchange Area Management Plans, Downtown and Area Plans and School District Long-Range Facility Plans. Her focus has included analysis of study areas to identify sensitive populations (as established in federal Environmental Justice and Oregon Title VI requirements) and policy and code amendments to address Regional Transportation Functional Plan requirements related to efficient and multimodal use of transportation investments and town center development in the Portland metropolitan area.  Shayna has also provided valuable analysis and policy work in updating local Comprehensive Plans, including economic development elements (Statewide Goal 9), housing elements (Statewide Goal 10), and associated needs for amending Urban Growth Boundaries or establishing Urban Reserve Areas.

     
 

Andrew Parish

AICP, Planner

Andrew is a well-rounded generalist planner with a skill set that combines sophisticated technical analysis with dynamic written and visual communication. His technical expertise includes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and visual tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, and Andrew specializes in skillfully combining the two to create compelling, data-driven visuals for a variety of audiences. Prior to joining APG, Andrew worked with the Portland State University Campus Planning & Sustainability office, providing planning, design, and GIS support on a wide range of projects. 

     
 

Clinton (CJ) Doxsee

Planner

Clinton is an urban planner with a strong foundation in communications and geographic information systems (GIS). His experience in community involvement, local and regional planning, and technical analysis allow him to approach projects from a holistic perspective and with a collaborative work ethic. Clinton brings together a diverse set of valuable skills to fulfill a broad range of project needs – from producing illustrative maps and documents to in-depth technical analysis and research. Clinton graduated from Portland State University’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program prior to joining the APG team. His previous work included support with Metro’s Regional Transportation Planning (RTP) and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Programs. Clinton also likes to volunteer his time in his community to support community-building activities and promote social connections.   

     
 

Jamin Kimmell

Planner

Jamin is a recent graduate of Portland State University’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning program and has worked for cities throughout the Portland region. He has strong analytical and writing skills and expertise that spans land use, transportation, and economic development. He is adept at using a range of data sources and technical tools, including using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for spatial analysis. His experience includes transit-oriented development plans; commercial district revitalization; and transportation plans at the corridor, subarea, and citywide scale. Jamin was the lead author of two research publications for the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies and his master’s capstone was selected for a Student Project Award from the American Institute of Certified Planners. Jamin is interested in the many ways that land use policy is intricately linked to transportation, housing, and economics.   

     
 

Kyra Schneider

Assistant Planner

Kyra is an urban planner with strong research, writing, analytical, and design skills, and a passion for sustainable street design. She has a diverse academic background that includes coursework in land use and transportation planning, sustainable urban development, environmental policy, and urban geography. Her technical skillset includes the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the Adobe Creative Suite both for the production of maps and visual materials and for data analysis. Kyra is well-versed in local and regional active transportation planning concepts, and prior to joining APG she assisted in the update of the Eugene Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan, developed the City of Eugene’s bicycle wayfinding sign plan, and provided policy support in the Metro Council office.   

Contact Us

503.224.6974

921 SW Washington Street Suite 468
Portland, Oregon 97205