The LSL Planning team of master planning consultants includes some of the best in the business.

 

Leadership

Elizabeth Garvin, Esq., AICP
Planning Director
With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Garvin’s practice focuses on regulatory drafting, planning processes, and special district finance. Elizabeth has prepared numerous zoning codes and subdivision regulations; created comprehensive and redevelopment plans; worked on development finance; drafted design standards; undertaken public participation processes; and assisted private clients.

Elizabeth joined LSL from the Denver office of the law firm Spencer Fane. Her code projects include Branson, Missouri; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Garfield County, Colorado; St. Louis County, Missouri; Laramie, Wyoming; Omaha, Nebraska; Arlington, Texas; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – winner of the 2013 APA National Planning Excellence Award. Ms. Garvin writes the RLMUI legal column for Western Planner and is a frequent speaker on zoning topics, including a multi-year AICP workshop on drafting zoning regulations at the APA National Conference (2004-2014) and she recently authored a Zoning Practice article on zoning for water conservation. Elizabeth has a JD/MUP from the University of Kansas.

 

Planning Staff

 


Paul Donegan
Associate Planner
Paul is a recent graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo where he completed a Master’s of City and Regional Planning. Mr. Donegan previously graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Geography. Prior to joining LSL Planning, Paul worked on sustainability and energy efficiency efforts with the County of San Luis Obispo, California; long-range planning, NEPA environmental reviews, and community engagement with SE Group; and land use planning and development review with the Town of Ridgway, Colorado. Mr. Donegan also has experience in innovative community outreach methods, climate action planning, public-private partnerships, urban design, CEQA environmental reviews, and workforce housing policy.

 

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Kathleen DuffyAICP, NCI, FBCI
Project Planner II 
Along with her Master’s degree in urban planning, Kathleen draws on her undergraduate background in architecture to provide both community planning and design services at LSL. Her experience in neighborhood planning, housing, historic preservation, and urban design provides a strong base for comprehensive plans and neighborhood revitalization. Kathleen assists managing a wide variety of LSL projects including comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, community development projects, transportation plans, and public involvement.

 

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Michelle Foster
Project Planner I
Michelle has worked in a variety of communities, from trail planning in rural Northern Michigan to innovation district development in Midtown Detroit. With experience in municipal and regional planning, her specialties are in community indicators and land use planning. Michelle’s practical experience with administration, understanding of municipal policies, and knowledge of planning law provides the edge needed to craft clear, realistic, and user-friendly regulations that respect local environments and community needs. She advises municipal clients on all planning-related matters, including zoning ordinances, master plans, site plan reviews, sign ordinances, land division issues and various specialized studies and projects.

 

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Fredalyn Frasier
Principal Planner
Fredalyn has fifteen years of private and public-sector experience in urban planning, zoning, community engagement strategies, intergovernmental relations, as well as faculty research experience at the university level. She is a results-driven and insightful professional with expertise leading challenging community-based planning efforts across the nation, including Georgia, South Carolina, and Louisiana with a remarkable record of innovation, outreach, and interdisciplinary solutions. Fredalyn’s experience also includes significant skill in project management, research and data analysis, policy analysis, presentations, public hearings, community workshops, charrettes for federal, state, and local jurisdictions.

 

Travis Reylonds, AICP
Senior Planner
Travis has nearly 20 years of experience working for a wide variety of public sector entities including the National Science Foundation, regional, county, and local government. His most recent position included a 10-year tenure in a local government planning office administering all facets of urban planning, from development review to long range plans.

Travis has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science & Forestry and a Master’s of Urban Planning from the University of Colorado. His professional interests include spatial analysis and the integration of technology with urban planning, infill and redevelopment, public finance, and special policy topics related to urban planning.

 



Kyler Hallmark
Associate Planner
Kyler obtained an undergraduate degree in Environmental Design from the University of Oklahoma’s College of Architecture. Prior to joining LSL Planning, Kyler worked as a planning technician for the City of Owasso, and as a student intern for the Institute of Quality Communities at the University of Oklahoma. His professional interests include urban sustainability, public health, and the use of advanced analytics within the planning profession.  Kyler’s current clients include zoning review for the City of Denver, and as a planning consultant for the City of Centennial.