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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2021-22 GPS Officers

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 -


President - Elliot Welch
Vice-president - Wyatt Berger
Treasurer - Eric Carlson
Secretary - Jackson Cassidy
Communications Officer - Blake Zetter
Southern AZ Section APA Representative - Georgia Pennington
AZ Chapter APA Representative - Jackson Cassidy

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