Board Responsibilities

The 21-member board is responsible for organizing NCAC-sponsored events. Past events included local planning conferences, panel discussions, award ceremonies, social events, volunteer opportunities, and AICP-related classes. The board also promotes planning in the community and encourages professional development within the industry.

Board members serve for two years, attend monthly board meetings, and participate in chapter activities. Current members were elected in January 2019 and terms run through December 2020.

How to Join

Joining the NCAC-APA board is a great way to get involved in the local planning community and distinguish yourself as a leader in the urban planning profession. Terms are two years in duration and require attendance at monthly board meetings and participation in chapter activities. Nominations are currently open and will be taken until April 30, 2020.

To nominate yourself or a colleague please prepare a nomination letter and forward it to chapter-president@ncac-apa.org. 

The letter should be 1-2 pages and contain the following:

  • Full Name
  • APA ID Number 
  • Position Statement
  • Professional Background
  • Professional Experience
  • APA Experience
  • Education
  • Photo (optional)

 Questions about any of the positions or roles? Please contact NCAC-APA President Paul Moyer at chapter-president@ncac-apa.org.


2019-2020 Executive Board

Position Board Member
President Paul Moyer, AICP
President-Elect Jeremy Hurlbutt, AICP
Professional Development Officer Clark Larson, AICP
Professional Development Officer-Elect Mark Lewis-Degrace, AICP
Vice President for Communications Lindsay Smith
Vice President of Diversity & Outreach Radhika Mohan, AICP
Vice President of Membership Kayla Gail Anthony, AICP
Secretary Laura Searfoss, AICP
Treasurer Lee Dwyer, AICP
At-Large Director Jose Ayala, CNU-A
At-Large Director Erkin Ozberk, AICP
At-Large Director Natalie Patterson
At-Large Director Christian Pulley
At-Large Director Ras Tafari Cannady II, AICP
At-Large Director Jonathan E. Tarr
Faculty Representative - George Washington University Andrew Bernish, AICP, GISP
Faculty Representative - Georgetown University Uwe Brandes
Faculty Representative - University of Maryland Casey Dawkins
Student Representatives - George Washington University Amanda Esposito
Student Representatives - Georgetown University Andra Roventa, Aimee Saginaw
Student Representative - University of Maryland Kenny Turscak


Interested in Serving on the Board?

Serving on the NCAC-APA Board is a great way to get or stay involved in the local planning community and distinguish yourself as a leader in the urban planning profession. Board members are elected by their peers for a term of two years.

 Questions about any of the positions or roles? Please contact NCAC-APA President Paul Moyer at chapter-president@ncac-apa.org.