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Filmmaker, author, and cultural commentator. Former professor of communication at Pepperdine University and President of Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. Produced and directed a documentary, Purple State of Mind & unCommon SoundsCraig DetweilerFilmmaker, author, and cultural commentator
With a distinguished career at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Lynn has held multiple leadership roles over her 13 years there including Acting Director and Policy Director in the Office of Sustainable Communities.Lynn RichardsPresident/CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism
Ms. Moule’s career includes architecture, urbanism, real estate development and education. She is a co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism and has been published in The Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Dwell and Residential Architect.Liz Moule Principal of Moule & Polyzoides, Architects and Urbanists.
Practicing for over 40 years internationally, Dhiru Thadani has been principal designer of new towns and cities, urban regeneration, neighborhood revitalization, and infill densification. Dhiru was born in Bombay, India and moved to Washington, D.C., in 1972 to study architecture. During his forty-four years in Washington, D.C. he has taught, practiced, and has strived to place architecture and urbanism in the public eye. Dhiru is the author of The Language of Towns and Cities: A Visual Dictionary, published by Rizzoli in 2010, and co-editor of Leon Krier: The Architecture of Community published by Island Press in 2009.Dhiru ThadaniAIA Architect and urbanist
Oversees the National Main Street Center's work, offering technical assistance, research, advocacy, and education and training opportunities for Main Street's network of approximately 1,800 members. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the National Main Street Center is a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and has participated in the renewal of more than 2,000 older commercial districts during its 30-year history.Patrice FreyPresident and CEO of the National Main Street Center