Fab Planet Summit Speaker: Susan Millan
Susan Millan holds a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Virginia Commonwealth University and has 18 years of experience in the field of planning and public involvement. She has worked to build trust and partnerships between public agencies, non-profits, community-based, and business stakeholders to develop strategies for community visioning, outreach, community development and disaster recovery plans. She has led efforts to engage key community stakeholders in the project areas of human services, housing, land use, economic development, environmental sustainability, and transportation.
Susan served as team lead for FEMA Long-Term Community Recovery in Alabama and Pennsylvania. The teams guided outreach, visioning and preparation of community recovery plans. The recovery plans included communications and leadership development plans, small business recovery goals plus infrastructure and land use strategies. She served in a similar capacity following the 2008 floods in eastern Iowa and Hurricane Katrina as a member of the FEMA team in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.