Alex Hinds has managed county land use and resource agencies in California for over 24 years and has directed the Marin County Community Development Agency since 1999. Alex is currently president of the board of the California Planning Foundation and a former president of the California County Planning Director’s Association.
Alex has been responsible for many award-winning planning programs and documents. These include Marin County’s sustainability program which was awarded the coveted American Planning Association’s 2008 National Award for Excellence, and the update of the Marin Countywide Plan which comprehensively addresses climate change and sustainability issues – and was selected as the outstanding comprehensive general plan for the state of California. Mr. Hinds is one of the founding members of the recently established Green Cities of California and a frequent presenter at national, state and regional forums. Alex teaches at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and regularly guest lectures at Sonoma State and other universities. Alex was a former Fulbright scholar in Ecuador.
Introduction to Green Governance (1 AICP CMs awarded)