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Eric Shaw

DC Office of Planning
Eric D. Shaw was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser to serve as Director of the DC Office of Planning January 2015.  As director he manages a staff of 75 who are responsible for neighborhood and systems planning, urban design strategies, data and mapping, historic preservation and development review.  Shaw also represents the Mayor on a number of federal and regional planning bodies.  He is a strong proponent of equitable development, innovative community engagement and community led implementation of plans.

Before joining the Bowser administration, Eric was the Director of Community and Economic Development for Salt Lake City where he was the lead city official on placed based and development policy.  He managed a number of high profile projects including a new citywide engagement program, the restructuring of the small business loan program, and updates to nine city plans including the city’s general plan.

My Moderator Sessions

Friday, September 28

9:30am EDT