Opening Plenary 2- CNU Organization, the New Initiatives Program, and Changing Times-Gindroz

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Opening Plenary 2- CNU Organization, the New Initiatives Program, and Changing Times-Gindroz

  1. 1. CNU ORGANIZATION, THE NEW INITIATIVES PROGR AM, AND CHANGING TIMES 10 June 2009 u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  2. 2. The Congress for THE NEW URBANISM the MOVEMENT the ORGANIZATION the ANNUAL CONGRESS u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  3. 3. The Congress for THE NEW URBANISM the MOVEMENT the ORGANIZATION the ANNUAL CONGRESS u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  4. 4. History Began with 6 people, who invited 100, and is now 3,000 CNU I - Alexandria CNU X - Miami Beach CNU II - Los Angeles CNU XI - Washington CNU III - San Francisco CNU XII - Chicago CNU IV - Charleston CNU XIII - Pasadena CNU V - Toronto CNU XIV - Providence CNU VI - Denver CNU XV - Philadelphia CNU VII - Milwaukee CNU XVI - Austin CNU VIII - Portland CNU IX - New York CNU 17 - Denver u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  5. 5. 501 c3 Not-for-Profit Organization Requires a Board of Directors with fiscal responsibility u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  6. 6. Board Membership limited to 2 terms (8 years) Founders are becoming Emeritus Members As of January 2009 Zach Borders, Stephanie Bothwell, Hank Dittmar, Victor Dover, Ellen Dunham-Jones, Douglas Farr, Norman Garrick, Ray Gindroz, Jacky Grimshaw, Douglas Kelbaugh, Katharine Kelley, Mike Krusee, Steve Maun, Connie Moran, Susan Mudd, John Norquist, Sam Sherman, Dhiru Thadani, Todd Zimmerman u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  7. 7. Susan Mudd u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  8. 8. With term limits, 2-4 vacancies open per year: • Nominating Committee recommends candidates to the Board • Chapters select a representative annually • New Board Members for 2009: Russell Preston, Chapter Representative Jennifer Hurley Jack Davis Scott Polikov u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  9. 9. Nominating Committee receives suggestions from the membership: Zach Borders Stephanie Bothwell Katharine Kelley Steve Maun Susan Mudd Stefanos Polyzoides cnuinfo@cnu.org Attention nominating committee u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  10. 10. Staff (lean and mean): John Norquist, President and CEO Nora Beck, Planning Associate (grants and special programs) Abigail Bouzan-Kaloustian, Administration and Finance Lee Crandell, Membership and Chapters Juantiki Jones, membership assistant Mindy Martinez, Executive Assistant Sandrine Milanello, Events Director Heather Smith, Planning Director Steve Filmanowicz, Communications Director u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  11. 11. Operations: • Central Resource of Information on New Urbanism • Lobbying for Regulatory and Policy Change • Organizing regional and topical conferences • Serving Chapters • Establishing Design and Professional Standards (Accreditation) • Annual Congress • Coordinate Initatives • Fund Raising and Grant Applications u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  12. 12. Part of a Network of Organizations: National Charrette Institute Reconnecting America Smart Growth America USGBC Seaside Institute National Town Builders Institute of Transportation Engineers National Fire Protection Agency and many more... u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  13. 13. Initiative: Member-led reform work that proposes a specific change in professional practice. The method of the change typi- cally involves proposing an alternative way of practice in publications, manuals, standards, and policy. u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  14. 14. Past Initiatives: Mississippi Renewal Forum HOPE VI in Partnership with HUD Greyfield Mall Study Codifying New Urbanism Comprehensive Plans K-12 New Urbanist Resources Real Estate Finance Reform - Wharton Study Design Task Force Tech Sheets Green Urbanism Bibliography Small Developers Network Transportation Tech Sheets u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  15. 15. Current Initiatives: Urban Thoroughfares Manual with ITE Emergency Response and Street Design Project for Transportation Reform Sustainable Transportation Network T-4 LEED-ND with USGBC & NRDC Climate Change Campaign u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  16. 16. Intiatives in Formation: Oslo-Denver: Declaration Suburban Retrofit Accessibility and Visitability Affordable housing and Sustainable Neighborhoods: HUD - CNU Collaboration Accreditation u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  17. 17. New Initiatives and How they are developed u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  18. 18. Individual has an idea
  19. 19. Individual is enthusiastic about the idea
  20. 20. Individual organizes a committee to work on the initiative
  21. 21. Initiative is taken to the CNU Board – CNU staff and board members are assigned to shepherd the initiative
  22. 22. Funding is obtained to develop the initiative
  23. 23. A product is produced: PDF web page, technical sheet, report or book
  24. 24. Step One - Connect Connect with members around an idea. Opportunities at this Congress: Open Source Congress - every day all day long New Members Forum - Thursday Breakfast Hyde Park Corner - Exhibit Hall Networking Lounge u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  25. 25. Step Two - Develop Develop a work plan and submit an initiative proposal to CNU. CNU can provide a range of assistance with communi- cation, coordination and potential funding, if required. An initiative committee will review proposals on an annual basis according to the following criteria: -coordination with the strategic plan -progress to date and momentum -critical mass of volunteers -national implications of the project -existing commitments and funding -board or chapter liason u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  26. 26. Step Three - Implement u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  27. 27. "There really is no such thing as a CNU, in the sense that 'The CNU should do this or that.' It is up to you and me...." -Stefanos Polyzoides u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  28. 28. CNU Accreditation u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s
  29. 29. CNU Accreditation Charles Green Lee Smick Jason Baines D. Bruce Curry Bryan Davis Mike Hathorne Wayne Simmons Sandy Sorlien u r b a n d e s i g n a s s o c i a t e s

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