Associated Students in Planning

Leadership

 
 

2018-19 asp Board

 
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Chris Cortez, President

Hello everyone, my name is Chris and it is an absolute honor to serve as ASP’s president. I am a third year student majoring in CRP and minoring in Geography. I transferred to Cal Poly in Fall 2017 from Santa Ana College. Growing up, I’ve always had an interest in cities and the built environment around me. I was constantly intrigued how cities were established and how they grew to be what they are today. I wish to carry forward ASP’s continuous efforts in promoting professionalism, inclusivity, and diversity in our student body. I am from Garden Grove and I enjoy going to Disneyland, taking my dog to the beach, and spending time with family and my girlfriend. I grew up in a haunted house and breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Feel free to say hello if you see me anywhere on campus!

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Nick Johnston, Vice President

Hello there! I am Nick Johnston, a third year City & Regional Planning Major pursuing minors in Construction Management, Real Property Development, and Sustainable Environments. Professionally, I am most interested in international development planning, housing, and the design-build realm. Outside of class I enjoy taking advantage of the awesome open space in San Luis Obispo: concurring the Nine Sisters, splashing around in the surf, and biking everywhere. I look forward to serving ASP in the capacity of Vice President this year.

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Valeria Diaz, Secretary

Hello Everyone my name is Valeria, I go by V for short. I love sports, horses and the ocean. I am in charge of all the writing, note-taking, and sending out emails. ASP has been a place for me to get my professional career stated outside of my school focus. I have also met a lot of classmates and gotten to know them better through club social events. I am so excited for this year, I know ASP already has some great ideas! I can't wait to meet and welcome all of our new members. If you see me on campus, please come say hi.

 
 
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Clarissa Flores, Treasurer

Hello! My name is Clarissa. I am a 3rd year in the CRP program, also minoring in Spanish. I am from the Central Valley in California. My favorite things to do are watch movies and take naps. I'm not sure on what I want to do with my degree yet, but I'd like to move back home or to Seattle after college.

 
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Ritu Muralidharan, Student & Faculty Rep

Hi! My name is Ritu Muralidharan and I am a fourth-year City and Regional Planning major with a minor in Sustainable Environments. I joined ASP as a freshman, and since then I have made connections, learned about planning through firm tours and conferences, and made several friends. As Vice President for the 2017-18 school year, I helped plan firm tours, networking events, and conference trips. I hope to continue contributing to ASP this year as Faculty Representative. On campus, I am also involved with the CAED Ambassadors program. In my free time, I can be found at the beach.

 
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Christian Montoya, CAED Rep

My name is Christian Montoya and my pronouns are he/him/his. I’m a 4th-year CRP major with a minor in Ethnic Studies and am from Antioch, CA. I entered into urban planning because I want to help serve underrepresented and under-served communities plan for better futures. I believe we need to make substantial changes in our communities to reflect their needs. My planning interests are affordable housing, inclusionary zoning, active transportation, environmental justice, and gentrification. However, I also enjoy running, dancing, playing strategy games, watching Last Week Tonight, and hanging out with friends. I will be serving as your CAED Representative for ASP this year. "

 
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Ivy Zhao, Public Relations Coordinator

Hi there! I’m Ivy and a fourth year CRP student with interests in Transportation Planning, Environmental Design, and Digital Cities! I grew up in San Francisco, California and I love planning because of its diverse, versatile specialties and the amazing opportunities we have to work with all kinds of people. As PRC, I focus on documentation and managing ASP social media (Facebook, Instagram, this website!). I am incredibly humble to serve as your PRC and very excited to have an fun and amazing year with you all! In my free time, I love being outdoors and exploring new food places!

 

2017-18 asp Board

  Emily Huang   President

Emily Huang

President

  Ritu Muralidharan   Vice President

Ritu Muralidharan

Vice President

  Sam Hughes   Secretary

Sam Hughes

Secretary

  Justin Wong   Treasurer

Justin Wong

Treasurer

  Willow Urquidi   Student & Faculty Rep

Willow Urquidi

Student & Faculty Rep

 
  Erina Shimanuki   CAED Rep

Erina Shimanuki

CAED Rep

  Lauren Gaul   CAED Rep

Lauren Gaul

CAED Rep