RedVector Author Rumanda Young is headed to the White House! Dr. Young will receive the Presidential GreenGov award, which celebrates extraordinary achievement in the pursuit of President Obama’s Executive Order on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance. The GreenGov Presidential Awards honor Federal civilian and military personnel, agency teams, agency projects and facilities, and agency programs that exemplify the charge to lead by example towards a clean energy economy.
RedVector Author, Rumanda Young
Dr. Young is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) in the state of Texas and a Certified Planner (AICP). She holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture (BLA) from the University of Arkansas, a master’s degree in city and regional planning (MCRP) with environmental planning emphasis from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. in urban planning and public policy. Dr. Young also spent time abroad in Cheltenham, England at the University of Gloucestershire focusing on sustainable development practices, environmental planning, and resource management.
Landscape Architectural experience ranges from preparation of detail site design plans, inventory and analysis documents, park, recreation and open space master plans, city-wide comprehensive plans, interpretive prospectus documents, construction document preparation, and preparation of grant applications and rezoning applications for cities throughout Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.
Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University, Lyle School of Engineering.
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