November 3, 2016
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
The Hyatt Regency Princeton
102 Carnegie Center Drive
Princeton, New Jersey, 08540

2016 Resource Book
Supplement Book
Photos from the 2016 Annual Dinner


Please join PlanSmart NJ in highlighting the work of individuals and organizations that have promoted smart growth initiatives by sponsoring and attending our Annual Dinner. Since 1983, PlanSmart NJ has honored contributions to land use planning in New Jersey that promote regional planning and community development, economic development, resource efficiency, environmental protection, and regional equity.

2016 Awardees:

Regional and Community Planning Award
The Somerset County Planning Board, accepted by Patricia L. Walsh, Walter C. Lane, and Bernard V. Navatto Jr., for their comprehensive planning in developing the County Investment Framework

Outstanding Individual Leadership Award
George T. Vallone of Hoboken Brownstone Company, for his progressive leadership in regulatory reform, economic development, and sustainability

Resource Efficiency Achievement Award
The Newark Resiliency Action Plan, accepted by Laureen Boles of NJ Environmental Justice Alliance, Drew Curtis of Ironbound Community Corporation, and Amy Goldsmith of Clean Water Fund

Regional Equity Achievement Award
Tim Doherty, Executive Director of Project Freedom, for his work developing and operating barrier-free housing for people with disabilities so they are able to live independently

Environmental Achievement Award
Tim Dillingham, Executive Director of the American Littoral Society, for advocating for coastal restoration, expanding marine education programs in underserved communities, and engaging communities in coastal stewardship

Economic Development Achievement Award
Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors, accepted by Chief Executive Officer Kris Kolluri, Esq. on behalf of the Board for their leadership in leveraging education and medical assets to promote healthy communities and stimulate economic development


For a complete list of award winners click here.


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