Martin H. Shukert, FAICP

Martin H. Shukert, FAICP is principal with RDG Planning & Design, based in Omaha, Nebraska.  Creative approaches to problem-solving have shaped Marty's 45-year career as a city planner and urban designer.  As principal with RDG Planning & Design since 1989, he has led projects in a variety of areas ranging from transportation to redevelopment to housing.  Marty also served as Omaha’s Planning and Community Development Director in the 1980s.

He earned a Bachelor degree in City Planning from Yale University, and a Master of Architecture from University of California-Berkeley.  Marty has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners since 1984, and was elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners in 2004. He has been a member of the APA Housing and Community Development Division since its founding.

Adam Nowaczyk

Adam Nowaczyk had a 15-year career as manager and real estate industry professional and certification as a LEED Green Associate when he decided direct his career toward urban planning. A resident of Vienna, Virginia, Adam is currently a student in the Masters in Urban and Regional Planning program at Virginia Tech. He also manages the Facebook page for Virginia Tech's Capital Area Student Planning Association.  

Dan Lauber, AICP

Daniel Lauber, AICP is a lawyer, planner, and owner of the Chicagoland firm Planning/Communications in River Forest, Illinois. He was elected President of the American Planning Association in 1985 and served as President of the American Institute of Certified Planners in 1992-1994 and 2002-2005.

Lauber has been interviewed for numerous newspapers, magazines, radio and TV programs including 60 Minutes. He has been recognized with multiple awards for his work in planning, including the Paul Davidoff Award in 1988 for demonstrating a sustained social commitment to advocacy planning in support of the needs of society’s less fortunate members.