WSH Partner James E. White and Associate Johanna M. Lundgren have been re-elected to their current leadership positions Broward Chapter of the American Planning Association (“BAPA”) for the 2012-13 fiscal year. James currently serves as the Board’s Legislative Representative Committee Member, while Johanna serves as an At-Large Board Member. The American Planning Association is a not-for-profit educational organization that champions good planning through direct public advocacy in government. Created in 1978 through the consolidation of two separate planning organizations, the APA has more than 40,000 national members, including more than 15,000 certified planners.
James has been Board Certified in City, County and Local Government Law by the Florida Bar. In addition to his role as BAPA’s Legislative Representative, James also serves on the Environmental and Land Use Law Section and the State and Local Government Section of the Florida Bar. He is also an Executive Board Member of the Broward Trust for Historic Preservation, and a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. James is a Partner in the firm’s Public Land Use and Zoning Practice Group. Johanna has served as an Executive Board Member and Professional Development Officer for BAPA from 2009 to 2011. Both James and Johanna are board certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (“AICP”).
Our Private Land Use and Zoning Practice Group and Public Land Use and Zoning Practice Group routinely represent clients in a variety of land use matters throughout various south Florida jurisdictions at the municipal, county and State level. The Groups work closely with our Environmental Law Group, which provides keen insight into applicable Federal, State and local environmental laws and regulations.