Location: Van Cleef Engineering Associates, LLC 755 Memorial Parkway, Suite 110 Phillipsburg NJ 08865 United States
Ms. Knowles is a licensed Professional Planner in the State of New Jersey, a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and a LEED Accredited Professional holding a Bachelor of Science from Keene State College (NH) and a Masters of Urban & Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia (VA).
Ms. Knowles is a leader with the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association as the VP of Conference Services. In this role she is co-organizing the annual NJ State Planning Conference. In other APA-NJ roles, she has worked with statewide organizations to develop and promote legislation for more sustainable community planning including: the amendment to the NJ Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL) permitting municipalities to adopt a Green Building & Environmental Sustainability Plan element to the municipal Master Plan (2008); and the amendment to the NJ MLUL refining the definition and enabling legislation for Non-Contiguous Clustering as a means for more efficient development (2013).