Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the planning profession. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. Dahlstrom’s significant contributions to planning and society. Fellowship is granted to planners who have been members of AICP for at least 15 years and have achieved excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, public and community service, and leadership. Mr. Dahlstrom will be inducted during the 2014 Induction Ceremony on Apr. 27, 2014, in Atlanta, GA.
The AICP is the American Planning Association’s professional institute, leading the way in requirements for certification of professional planners, ethics, professional development, planning education, and the standards of practice.
Mr. Dahlstrom focuses his practice on all areas of land use. He incorporates a planning problem solving process in land use and land development issues, including zoning, subdivision, annexation, economic development, development agreements, signage, ordinance drafting, transportation, comprehensive planning, utilities, special districts, development fees, conservation, master planned developments, and aesthetics. Mr. Dahlstrom received his Bachelors in Urban Planning and Design, cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati College of Design Architecture and Art and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.