January/February 2018 Volume XXXI, Issue 1


In This Issue...

President's Message >>

Legislative Committee Update >>

Planner Spolight: Valerie Smith >>


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President's Message: Can Planners Continue to Be Effective in an Increasingly Untruthful World?

Rick emphasizes the importance of ethics, patience, and clarity when it comes to planning in our post-truth world. 

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Legislative Committee Update

The committee provides updates on the legislative session, including the Hirst decision and various other bills, along with advocacy on the national level. 

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Planner Spotlight: Valerie M. Smith, AICP

Originally from Michigan, Valerie has worked as a planner on both sides of Washington. 

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