Jan 12, 2015

Chicago Metro Section of the American Planning Association

Announcements ● Executive Committee ● Event Presentations



  • PLANNERS TOOLKIT: TWO-SESSION WORKSHOP - Freehand Drawing & Visualization Skills for Planners and Design Professionals 

    Session #1: Thursday, January 22, 2015, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Session #2: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    CMAP, 233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago IL

    Bruce Bondy of Bondy Studio, Northbrook, IL, is an Architectural Illustrator with over 25 years experience. He specializes in freehand drawing and rendering techniques. Bruce specializes in charrette drawing, working alongside clients to help develop design ideas into presentation sketches and renderings. This two-session workshop is designed to help planners and emerging designers develop and communicate their ideas comfortably and effectively using freehand drawing skills. This will be a very hands-on workshop. Participants will be drawing in various exercises with immediate coaching feedback from Bruce. Seating will be limited to 25 participants per session. Although not required, it is recommended that participants register for both sessions. To RSVP, please email cms@ilapa.org by January 20th.
  • CMS Annual Networking and Mentoring Event, February 2015
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Executive Committee


James Testin, AICP
City of Park Ridge
(phone) 847-318-5296
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Todd Vanadilok, AICP
Teska Associates
(phone) 312-577-7434
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SecretaryBrittany Bagent
Teska Associates
(phone) 312-898-6738
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 TreasurerBrandon Nolin, AICP
Houseal Lavigne Associates
(phone) 312-372-1008 x111
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Past President
Vijay Gadde, AICP
Village of Oswego
(phone) 630-551-2334
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