J. Barry Hokanson, AICP

Mr. Hokanson has more than 45 years of urban planning experience with agencies in California, Texas, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois, with responsibility for environmental and development regulations, building codes, transportation planning, strategic planning, community development, stormwater and floodplain management, decision support technology, facilities management systems, emergency response planning and post-disaster recovery planning in both urban and suburban areas.  He has managed large staff groups in city and county governments, including extensive interaction with elected and appointed officials.  Prior to work as a subcontractor in FEMA’s long-term community recovery program for Louisiana, Texas and Tennessee (2005 to 2011), Mr. Hokanson held executive and consulting positions in regions such as Kansas City, Chicago and Dallas. He is active in professional organizations and is a member of the American Planning Association, American Institute of Certified Planners, Natural Hazards Mitigation Association, Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, and Geospatial Information and Technology Association.  Mr. Hokanson is a frequent presenter on urban planning, disaster recovery and mitigation topics at conferences, seminars and university classes.  He holds a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Iowa.

J. Barry Hokanson, AICP
210 Windjammer Lane
Grayslake, IL 60030
Cell 847-612-1557
Email: barryhokan@yahoo.com                                                                                                                         Nov. 2011

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