Elizabeth Via-Gossman, FAICP
308 East 8th Street
Elizabeth Via-Gossman is the director of community development for Manassas, Virginia, and a past chapter president. For the past 30 years, she has employed her professional skills and innate talents to better the Virginia communities where she has worked and lived. She is a trusted, effective leader and does not shy away from advocating for that which she feels is right. She believes in “make no little plans,” but is particularly skilled at prioritizing the smaller steps that are needed for project implementation. Her professional practice has produced lively and vibrant communities to the benefit of the people she serves.