Community and Regional Planning

Doug Bisson, AICP, Community Planning Manager and Vice President at HDR in Omaha, met with students in the CRPL 900 “Professional Planning Practice” course on Thursday, September 29. Doug completed his Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree at UNL in 1992 and subsequently worked in public sector city planning positions in Amarillo, Fort Worth and Garland, Texas. He eventually returned to his hometown of Omaha and has worked as community planning manager at HDR for the past several years. Doug shared with the class his career experiences and reviewed several planning and urban design projects that his team is working on at HDR, as well as responded to a wide range of questions from current MCRP students about professional planning practice.