Speaker

Jason Jordan

Policy and Public Affairs Director

American Planning Association Center for Transport

Biography

Jason Jordan directs public affairs programs for the American Planning Association and is responsible for strategic outreach to decision-makers and influencers who interact with the planning profession. He is responsible for advancing the organization’s legislative and policy agenda, including policy development, representation of APA, management of advocacy networks and campaigns that elevate the voice of planning. Jason was a visiting policy fellow with the Royal Town Planning Institute in London. He served as a partner in the public affairs and government relations firm, Advocacy Associates, LLC, where he directed the firm’s transportation, planning and community development practice. Previously, Jordan worked for U.S. Senator Max Cleland and in policy and management positions for several organizations, including the Center for Transportation Excellence, Council for Urban Economic Development and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. He has degrees from Emory University and American University.