David White, FAICP


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FAICP Statement

David White’s nearly 30-year public-sector planning practice has served Vermont’s most rural communities to its most urban. Working in Vermont’s largest city, David has helped secure Burlington’s place as one of the country’s most progressive livable and dynamic small cities. His work has been widely recognized within Vermont and across northern New England. Recognized for his patient manner and collaborative spirit, David’s distinguished career demonstrates a sustained commitment to planning with the long view. The result is a legacy of past work and future opportunities that provide a significant contribution to the community, and the planners that will follow him.

Professional Biography

David White’s nearly 30-year public-sector planning practice has served Vermont’s most rural communities to its most urban, and his work has been widely recognized within Vermont and across northern New England. In his 23+ years of service to Vermont's largest city - including more than 10 years as Planning Director, David has played a leading role in securing Burlington’s place as one of the country’s most celebrated progressive livable and dynamic small cities.

Education

University of Vermont
Graduation Date: May, 1984
Degree Level: Undergraduate

Duke University
Graduation Date: May, 1989
Degree Level: Graduate

Job History

Community and Economic Development Office
Interim Director
January,2019 - July,2019
Burlington, VT
05401
United States

City of Burlington
Director of Planning
July,2019 - Present
Burlington, VT
05401
United States

Dept. of Planning & Zoning
Comprehensive Planner
August,1995 - August,2007
Burlington, VT
None
United States

Dept. of Planning & Zoning
Director of Planning & Zoning
August,2007 - June,2019
Burlington, VT
05465
United States

Lamoille County Planning Commission
Assistant Director
October,1989 - August,1995
Morrisville, VT
None
United States