University Assembly Campus Planning Committee

TypeStanding
Eligible ConstituenciesAlumni, Faculty, Graduate/Professional Student, Staff, Student, Undergraduate Student
Accepting Applications?No
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Committee Description

The Campus Planning Committee (CPC) promotes comprehensive and clear planning processes in stewardship of Cornell University’s Ithaca campus. The Committee’s charge is to review and make recommendations to the President regarding physical planning for the campus, including master planning; land use and physical development; landscape and environmental planning and design; transportation planning, including circulation and parking; infrastructure; and new construction and renovations as they relate to the overall planning, character, and integrity of the physical plant. Among planning concerns that the CPC shall review and advocate on behalf of are public and open spaces; managed and natural lands; and shared facilities that benefit the overall campus community (identified in the 2008 Cornell Master Plan as ‘university’ or ‘enabling’ projects).  Furthermore, the CPC shall review in consultation with – and with the consultation of – the appropriate committees of the University Assembly, all plans for alterations of or additions to transportation systems on the Ithaca campus and all sustainability matters related to land and campus development. The CPC shall seek advice and comments from non-members, including Cornell and non-Cornell affiliates, while considering any specific issue or design.

The CPC strives to enhance communications, social inclusion, and accountability regarding physical planning and development of the Ithaca campus. The CPC shall consist of: four Presidential appointments, eight position appointments, and nine additional at-large members. The President of the University’s appointees serve three-year terms on a staggered basis. The position appointments or designees should be individuals with professional and technical expertise in a design or planning related field. These positions consist of the chairs of the following departments or their designees: Department of Architecture, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Landscape Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning, and the Art Department as well as the directors of the following units or their designees: Cornell Plantations, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, and the Vice President for Infrastructure, Properties, and Planning. The nine at-large members consist of one University Assembly liaison, two graduate/professional students, two undergraduate students, two employees, and two faculty members, each named by his or her respective Assembly for a two-year term. CPC meetings are open to people whose administrative positions at the University and their connection to planning at the University motivate their participation.

Committee Members

First Name Last Namesort descending NetID Membership Type - Role
Imani Allen ia42 Voting Member - Employee Assembly Representative
Valerie Aymer vea3 Voting Member - Department of Landscape Architecture (Designee)
Roberto Bertoia rgb4 Voting Member - Department of Art (Designee)
Todd Bittner rtb52 Ex-Officio Member - Director, Botanic Gardens Natural Areas
Bert Bland rrb2 Ex-Officio Member - Associate Vice President of Energy and Sustainability
Bridgette Brady bb635 Ex-Officio Member - Senior Director of Transportation and Mail Services
Rick Burgess ffb7 Voting Member - Vice President for Infrastructure, Properties, and Planning
Ellen Chase emc44 Ex-Officio Member - Contract Colleges Facilities (Designee)
Lisa Ciaschi ljd1 Assembly Manager - Assistant to the University Planner
Mary-Lynn Cummings mc101 Voting Member - University Presidential Appointee
David Cutter dmc86 Ex-Officio Member - University Landscape Architect
Christopher Dunn cpd55 Voting Member - Cornell Botanic Gardens (Designee)
John Jack Elliot jre15 Voting Member - Faculty Senate Representative
Gina Giambattista ggc9 Office of the Assemblies - Director, Office of the Assemblies
Andrew Gossen aag226 Voting Member - University Presidential Appointee
Kristin Gutenberger keg7 Ex-Officio Member - Associate Director of Real Estate
Pamela Hampton ph55 Office of the Assemblies - Coordinator, Office of the Assemblies
Martin Hatch mfh2 Voting Member - University Assembly Liaison
Reed Huegerich rgh98 Ex-Officio Member - Senior Planner, University Planning Office
Jim Kazda jtk8 Ex-Officio Member - Contract Colleges Facilities (Designee)
Nicholas Klein njk8 Voting Member - Department of City and Regional Planning (Designee)
Ben Kuo bpk35 Voting Member - Associate Vice President of Facilities Management
Jeff Liebert jal485 Voting Member - Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Representative
Kristine Mahoney km285 Voting Member - Employee Assembly Representative
Andrew Noel jan16 Ex-Officio Member - Director of Athletics and Physical Education
Kellie Page kap33 Voting Member - University Presidential Appointee
Vacant Position Vacant Voting Member - Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Representative
Vacant Position Vacant Voting Member - University Presidential Appointee
Dan Schied dgs239 Ex-Officio Member - Director, Grounds Department
Leslie Schill lfs59 Assembly Manager - University Planner
Gary Stewart gjs28 Ex-Officio Member - Associate Vice President for Community Relations
Abraham Stroock ads10 Voting Member - Faculty Senate Representative
Jeremy Thomas jt675 Ex-Officio Member - Senior Director of Real Estate
Jane VanDerzee jbv2 Ex-Officio Member - Manager, Facilities Information Group
Steven Wolf saw44 Chair - Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources
Sarah Zemanick sc142 Ex-Officio Member - Director of Campus Sustainability
Sasa Zivkovic sz382 Voting Member - Department of Architecture (Designee)

Committee Meetings

Date Location Details
09/18/2017 3:00pm 221 Weill Hall view
10/17/2017 10:00am 221 Weill Hall view
11/17/2017 9:30am 321 Weill Hall view
12/05/2017 2:00pm 221 Weill Hall view