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CNU-CTX Annual Meeting

Join us to learn about all the exciting things accomplished and going on and being planned by our CNU Central Texas Chapter. Find out where you can plug in and get more involved in the work of our committees.

At our annual meeting, CNU-CTX members will elect new Chapter Directors.  The 2017 slate of nominees are as follows:

  • Erika Ragsdale, CNU-CTX Director, CNU-Accredited Planning Coordinator for the City of San Antonio with experience in the public and private sectors. (renewing for a 3 year term)
  • Gabriel Diaz Montemayor, CNU-CTX Director, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. (renewing for a 3 year term)
  • Sarah Esserlieu, CNU-CTX Interim Director, Senior Management Analyst, City of San Antonio.
  • Ben Holland, CNU-CTX Interim Director, Senior Associate at Rocky Mountain Institute, where he manages the Mobility Oriented Development initiative. His focus is on land use and mobility as as service. Ben holds a M.S. in business analytics from University of Colorado.
  • Chris Riley, former City of Austin Councilmember, and recent graduate of the Pratt Instituted with a masters in Urban Placemaking and Management.
  • Meredith Powell, Founder/Owner of Public City, Vice Chair of Evolve Austin Board of Directors, on the Board of Directors of the Austin Community Design and Development Cente, and serves on the curatorial board for Pecha Kucha Night Austin.
  • Keri Burchard-Juarez, Municipal Transportation Leader with Garver, licensed professional civil engineer and certified project management professional with 17 years of experience in the design and construction of public infrastructure.
  • Dean Almy, Associate Professor of Architecture, Feelow of the Forum for Urban Design, and Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Design and The Texas Urban Futures Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin.  

To vote you must be a member in good standing.  Join CNU or renew your membership online here in advance. National CNU membership is free for students, $40 for advocates, $125 for nonprofit/government, $195 for full Urbanist membership.