Thuy (twee) Turner, AICP, LEED AP BD+C (Candidate for Vice-President for Conference Services)

Thuy Turner, AICP, LEED AP BD+C

Professional Experience:

  • Planning Section Supervisor, Broward County (Plantation, FL)
  • Senior Planner, Broward County (2013-2016)
  • Associate Planner, Broward County (2003-2013)
  • Transportation Planner, McMahon & Associates, Inc. (2001-2003)

Educational Background:

  • Masters of Urban and Regional Planning, Florida Atlantic University (2002)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Clark University (1999)

APA Florida/APA Experience:

  • Immediate Past Chair, Broward Section (2018 – present)
  • Chair, Broward Section (2016-2018)
  • Vice Chair, Broward Section (2015-2016)
  • At-Large Member, Broward Section (2013-2015)

Position Statement
Over the past 15 years of my career as a planner, serving on my local Section Board of the APA Florida has provided me with the greatest sense of fulfillment.  For the last five years, I served on the Broward Section Board in various positions including Chair.  During my time as Chair, I truly felt I was able to give back to my profession. We were able to increase membership by over 35-percent.  We added several new social events for our members, like airport and port tours, legislative luncheons and networking happy hours.

In 2015, the Broward Section of the APA Florida co-hosted the annual state conference in Hollywood, Florida.  As a Board member of our section, I played an integral role in coordinating our section’s contribution to the event.  Personally, I oversaw the schedules and allocation of talent.  It was a wonderful opportunity to meet students and emerging planners.