2013 CLIDE Awards Jury

A distinguished panel of jurors comprised of nationally respected professionals in the fields of architecture, planning, and development will select the CLIDE Award recipients from the applications submitted. Winners will be recognized at the North Central Texas Council of Governments General Assembly on June 14, 2013 where the awards will be presented.


2013 CLIDE Jury


Armando Carbonell

Armando Carbonell - Jury Chair
Senior Fellow and Chair, Department of Planning & Urban Form
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Armando Carbonell is Chairman of the Department of Planning and Urban Form at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He co-edited two volumes - Resilient Coastal City Regions: Planning for Climate Change in the United States and Australia and Regional Planning in America: Practice and Prospect.

Carbonell has been a lecturer and design critic in urban planning and design at Harvard University and taught planning studios at the University of Pennsylvania. He recently delivered the annual Manchester University (U.K.) Lecture on Environment and Development, "Territory and Terroir: Inhabiting Regions." Carbonell is Policy and Practice Editor of the British journal Town Planning Review.



Maxine Griffith

Maxine Griffith
Executive Vice President for Government and Community Affairs and Special Advisor for Campus Planning, Columbia University

Maxine Griffith is responsible for the oversight and coordination of Columbia's collaborations with government at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as the strengthening of Columbia's many partnerships with local organizations.

Griffith brings experience and a strong background in both urban planning and government affairs. From 2000 to 2005, Griffith served as executive director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and as the Secretary (Deputy Mayor) for Strategic Planning. Previously, Griffith served in the Clinton administration at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), first as the Regional Representative for New York and New Jersey and then in Washington as HUD's assistant deputy secretary. From 1988 to 1996 she was principal of Griffith Planning and Design, a firm providing planning, urban design, and development services to a diverse list of clients.

She has also served on the New York City Planning Commission, on the New York State Commission on the Restoration of the Capital, the national Planning Accreditation Board, and the Board of Directors of the American Planning Association. She now serves on the boards of directors of the Architectural League of New York, the Regional Plan Association, and Seeds, an organization building schools and libraries in West Africa.



David Rusk

David Rusk
Urban Policy Consultant
Former Mayor of Albuquerque, NM

David Rusk is the immediate past president and the founding president of Building One America and a national strategic partner of the Building One America movement. In July 2011 he made the major policy presentation at the White House Forum on First Suburbs.

The Congressional Quarterly has called David Rusk's Cities without Suburbs "the Bible of the regionalism movement." "A must read for all practicing local government officials, elected or appointed," said the Government Finance Review of Rusk's Inside Game/Outside Game.

Rusk combines strong analytical skills with practical political experience. He is a former federal Labor Department official, New Mexico legislator, and mayor of Albuquerque, the USA's 32nd largest city.

Now a consultant on urban policy, Rusk has worked in over 120 US communities. Abroad, Rusk has lectured on urban problems in Canada, England, Germany, South Africa, and The Netherlands.