Short Sessions: Recalculating – Working to Improve the Ever-changing Process

APA Ohio Cleveland Section


Friday, November 2, 2018
2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

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Whether we like it or not, in order to get many things accomplished, there are certain processes and procedures that we must abide by. From formal procedures that are required by law to informal procedures that have come to be expected, it can all be overwhelming. All the while, you still have a job to do and best interests to look out for. In this session, hear, cautionary tales and words of wisdom about getting through the process as painlessly as possible. We will touch on topics of data collection and analysis, public processes and grant writing.


Abraham Bruckman

Abraham Bruckman is an urban planner with a background that includes work within community development corporations, service on grant review committees, and eight years of experience serving as the grants coordinator for the City of Mentor, in Lake County. Read More

Michelle Bandy-Zalatoris

Michelle Bandy-Zalatoris is passionate about strengthening neighborhoods for all. She is an urban designer and planner with City Architecture, where she has focused her work on the development of neighborhood and city master plans, corridor studies and streetscape designs, all developed with an emphasis on project implementation. Michelle’s work ... Read More

Alex Pesta

Alex Pesta is a partner at City Architecture – an architecture and planning firm practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. Through his studies and passions, he has been able to hone the firm’s evolving planning practice to “meet people where they are”. Under his direction, the firm actively seeks out projects and ... Read More

Krysta Pesarchick

Krysta Pesarchick believes in improving the overall health and well-being of individuals and communities through biophysically-conscious design, which incorporates nature and natural forms in the built environment. At City Architecture, she rises to the challenge of looking at every project from different scales to develop creative design solutions. Krysta is ... Read More

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