Nan C. Stolzenburg, AICP CEP:
Nan Stolzenburg, founder of Community Planning & Environmental Associates and principal consultant is a Certified Planner and a Certified Environmental Planner (American Institute of Certified Planners). She has a Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Wildlife Biology and a second Master’s Degree in Regional Planning. She has been a practicing professional planner since 1995. Nan has over 20 years of professional and technical experience in many areas of land use and the environment, with special interests in small town and rural planning, community revitalization, comprehensive planning, and public participation. Her specialty areas include land use planning techniques for rural and small communities, SEQR, open space, environmental and agriculture land use planning, comprehensive plan development, community involvement strategies, and development of zoning and land use regulations. Ms. Stolzenburg is among one of 33 people nationwide to have received the Certified Environmental Planner advanced certification in 2011. She has developed many comprehensive and strategic plans for upstate New York communities, some of which have won national and state-level planning awards. She is an expert SEQR practitioner, and is much sought after for panel discussions and trainings related to SEQR and environmental review of projects. As a resident of a small, rural community in Schoharie County, Nan understands the unique characteristics and challenges facing rural communities. She assists her husband in the management of their 120-cow Holstein dairy farm, located in Schoharie County.
Nan Stolzenburg was the principal author for New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s SEQR Workbooks – two companion guides to the new SEAF and FEAF forms (see http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/6191.html). These workbooks received the 2014 Planning Excellence Award for Best Practice from the American Planning Association, Upstate New York Chapter.
She has also been a frequently invited panelist, professional speaker, and trainer on various SEQR, environmental and planning topics for:
New York Planning Federation
Upstate New York Chapter of American Planning Association
American Farmland Trust
Albany Law School
Capital District Regional Planning Commission
Columbia Land Conservancy
Tug Hill Commission
Resource Conservation Districts (RC&D)
Catskill Community Resource Day
Dutchess County Planning Federation
Multiple towns and villages that hire us to conduct their mandatory 4-hour trainings for Planning Board and ZBA members.