Christopher Shires, AICP, is a Principal and Vice President with Confluence, a landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm with offices in Des Moines, Kansas City, Sioux Falls, Cedar Rapids, Omaha, Minneapolis, Fargo, Chicago, and Denver. Chris has over 28 years of planning experience with 18 years of that as a planner and planning manager in the public sector. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a member the Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa Chapters of the American Planning Association (APA).

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