2022 Board Candidates & Election

Below are your Board candidates for 2022. Also up for consideration this year are changes and updates to the 2020 Chapter Bylaws. Ballots will be distributed on July 19th to your email on file with APA.

  • Ballots will be emailed From: APA Election Coordinator
  • When: July 19, 2022
  • Deadline to Vote: End August 20, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time


Candidate Statement

VP Communications: Alex Bergeron

In my view, the incredible variety of subject area specializations and vocational niches available in the planning profession are what make having a career in our field so rewarding. My personal and professional experience has spanned socio-economic spectrums of diversity and has included cross-functional duties in municipal settings, leadership responsibilities in private business, and much in between. READ MORE

Treasurer: Josh Olhava, AICP

When I ran to be Treasurer a couple years ago, two of my goals were to work with the Board, staff and committees to continue the advancement of the Chapter by being fiscally responsible and to improve upon and create opportunities for our members in professional development. READ MORE

Southwest Area Representative: James Dickhoff, AICP

I am an American Institute Certified Planner (#30358) and have 13 years of experience as a Municipal Planner for the Town of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. I have recently accepted the newly created position of Community Development Director with the Town of Pagosa Springs that will oversee the Planning Division, Building and Fire Code Division and new Housing Division. READ MORE

South Central Area Representative: Katelynn Wintz, AICP


When I joined APA, I made a personal commitment as a professional to be an active volunteer. Since joining in 2015, I have had the opportunity to volunteer as a National Planning Conference Session Reviewer, an APA Ambassador, and the APA Women & Planning Division as Director of Programs for four years! READ MORE

Denver Metro Area Representative:

Amanda Kannard, AICP


I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to be considered for the Denver Metro Representative position on the APA Colorado Board. As a certified planner, active member of APA Colorado and APA National, former member of the APA Colorado Emerging Planning Professionals’ Board, and resident of the City of Denver, I believe I could serve as a strong representative for APA Colorado members located in the Denver Metro area. READ MORE

Britt Palmberg, AICP

I am very excited about the opportunity to continue to serve as one of the two Denver Metro Representatives with APA Colorado. I have practiced as a planning consultant for the last 17 years at Design Workshop, Hoisington Koegler Group, and Rick Planning + Design, working on comprehensive plans, complete streets plans, corridor plans, market and economic studies, and neighborhood and subarea plans for private sector and public sector clients across Colorado and nationwide. I currently lead the Colorado Planning practice for Rick Engineering Company (Rick Planning + Design), here in Denver. READ MORE
2020 Chapter Bylaws Update The Chapter voted to adopt new Chapter Bylaws in 2019. Since that time, the Board had made note of items that need clarification/modification and are now seeking Chapter approval of the updated, revised document.












































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