Graduate Planning Society

The Graduate Planning Society's Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Graduate Planning Society (GPS) is to provide students in the University of Arizona’s Planning Program with the support and professional tools necessary to develop leadership skills in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change.

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2022-23 GPS Officers

President - Andrew Birkelbach -
Vice President - Alonso Carrillo -
Secretary - James Stuart -​​​​​​​
Treasurer - Zsalina Allen -​​​​​​​
Communications Officer - Stephanie Smith -
AZ APA Representative - Lauren Heath -
AZ Southern Section APA - Vamsee Polamarasetty -


President - Melanie Olson
Vice President - Jacob Burg
Secretary - Chrissy Scarpitti
Treasurer - Ariel Howell
Communications - Ben Carpenter
Southern Section Arizona APA Representative - Chris Monahan
Arizona APA Representative - Jacob Burg

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