David W. Feldman MArch ’84 has been appointed by Governor Wolf to Pennsylvania’s State Planning Board. An advisory board within the Governor’s Office, the committee’s activities include “studying demographic, economic, and development trends, and preparing strategic plans to promote the welfare of the Commonwealth,” according to its website, and was “instrumental in creating the Pennsylvania Turnpike, planning the State Capitol grounds, establishing planning agencies in Pennsylvania’s counties, and enacting the Municipalities Planning Code in 1968.” Membership includes 15 gubernatorial appointees, which are confirmed by the Senate and serve four-year terms. The Board also includes secretaries from six Commonwealth departments and four representatives from the General Assembly.

Feldman serves as President of Right-Sized-Homes, a real estate development and project management firm in Southeast Pennsylvania concentrating on sustainable development in established urban neighborhoods.

Image courtesy of Right-Sized Homes.