Three new planners join the Carlisle/Wortman team

Chris Nordstrom, PLA, ASLA has joined our staff as landscape architect, Chris Atkin as a planner, and Charlotte Wilson as a geographic information systems (GIS) technician/ planner.“Our client base continues to grow, and our existing clients are becoming busier as the economic conditions in the region improve.  It was time to bring on new staff so that we can continue to provide the high level of service our client’s expect,” said company Executive Vice President, Doug Lewan, AICP.Nordstrom_Chris_webChris Nordstrom, PLA, ASLA, is a landscape architect with experience in both public and private sector projects. He  has a strong interest in sustainable design and development. His experience includes recreation plans, park plans/designs, trail plans/designs, municipal infrastructure, housing designs, and parking studies for both public and private sector clients. Nordstrom’s abilities span the areas of graphic communications, public engagement, report writing, wetland delineation, and GIS. He lives in Ann Arbor.Atkin_Chris_webChris Atkin has more than five years of experience as a planner and zoning administrator in the public sector. He is experienced with zoning, land use, economic development, brownfields, site planning and site plan review, historic districts, ordinance updates and rewrites and GIS. Prior to joining Carlisle/Wortman Associates, Atkin worked for the City of Adrian, Mich., serving as the director of community development and for the City of Jackson, Mich., as the planning director. He lives in Adrian.Charlotte Wilson joined Carlisle/Wortman as an intern in the summer of 2015 after graduating from the University of Michigan with her master’s degree in urban planning with a specialization in land use and environmental planning. Recently she has been hired as a GIS technician and associate planner. Wilson has contributed to several projects including master plans, parks and recreation plans, zoning ordinances, site plan reviews, and public engagement events. She lives in Ann Arbor.