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Michael McCormick, AICP
Senior Planner, Governor's Office of Planning and Research


About Michael

Michael McCormick, AICP joined the administration of California Governor Jerry Brown in July 2011. Michael works between organizations internal and external to the State to resolve issues of statewide importance. He is currently working with the Air Resources Board and the Resources Agency to develop tools that local governments can use to develop more effective plans and policies to address climate change. Mr. McCormick manages the coordination of the OPR Local Government Roundtable and is the Chair of the Climate Change, Land Use and Infrastructure (CCLU‐In) team of the Climate Action Team (CAT). He is the co‐author of the OPR Climate Action Plan Technical Advisory slated for release in April 2012 and represents OPR on workgroups for documents of interest to local government planning and sustainability efforts.

Mr. McCormick has experience working in academic, local government and consulting capacities and has been on the boards of several nonprofits including the American Planning Association, The Sustainability Academy and the Association of Environmental Professionals.

ILG Contributions

  • Webinar speaker
  • Community member of the week, sustainable communities learning network LinkedIn group

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