Nina Peek to Lead AKRF in White Plains
AKRF is delighted to announce that Nina Peek, AICP, will be leading the firm’s Hudson Valley planning practice based in White Plains, New York. Nina will be responsible for the supervision and delivery of integrated planning, environmental, and engineering services to the office’s Hudson Valley clients, and expanding AKRF’s prominence throughout the municipal and private land development market.
Since joining AKRF in 2012, Nina has provided a broad range of public- and private-sector clients with land use planning, public engagement, and environmental consulting services. Her work has included municipal planning services, including site plan reviews, zoning code updates, grant writing, and transit-oriented development plans; environmental impact review pursuant to SEQRA, and NEPA guidelines; new multi-use trailways and trailway master plans; and open space and farmland protection plans. She also managed the preparation of several New York Rising Community Reconstruction Plans on behalf of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery.
A longtime industry leader in the Hudson Valley with over 20 years of professional experience, Nina is President of the New York Planning Federation and a former Chairperson of the Town of Amenia Planning Board. She is a frequent speaker and presenter on contemporary planning and environmental issues, including her presentation on coastal planning and resiliency at the 2016 Pace Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference.