Brenda C. Scheer, AICP

In her 2005 commencement speech as dean of the University of Utah, Brenda Scheer said, "Planning is all around us. We walk through it and we interact in it every day, and as planners we have the privilege and great responsibility to affect the experiences of all who participate in it." She has taken on this responsibility and transformed planning with her strength, vitality, and creative intelligence as she elevated the University of Utah to an exceptional level, engaged the community in planning issues, provided scholarly research, mentored students, and committed herself to the highest ideals of the planning profession. Inducted 2012.