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Melissa Stark


Senior Planner/Designer/Researcher II

Melissa’s passion for working with diverse communities fuels her interest in planning and urban design. She has a diverse background working for local governments across California, creating design and visioning studies, developing innovative policy solutions, and coordinating inclusive and targeted community engagement. Melissa has experience working on projects ranging in size from comprehensive general plan updates to small scale community vision plans.

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Bachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic State University

Favorite Places

San Luis Obispo, CA,Telluride, CO, Yosemite National Park, and anywhere in Europe


Hiking, cooking, visiting new places, and being outdoors

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