Madeline Sturms, AICP is the Community Development Director for the City of Pleasant Hill where she has worked since 2013 previously as Senior Planner and Associate Planner/Storm Water Coordinator. Prior to working for the City, she worked as a Regional Planner for the Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission (SEIRPC) in Burlington, Iowa. Madeline has a Master of Public Administration from Drake University and a Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University. She is also a graduate of the Certified Public Manager (CPM) program from Drake University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) from the American Planning Association. Madeline has served the American Planning Association Iowa Chapter on the board since 2012.  She served as Vice President from 2018-2021 before becoming President in 2022.

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