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Julie Ann Woods

Julie Ann Woods

Julie Ann Woods

Julie Ann Woods, FAICP/MLA, is the former Community Development Director for the Town of Snowmass Village, and has over 40 years of planning, community facilitation, historic preservation, arts and landscape architecture experience.  She previously served as the Community Development Director for the Cities of Aspen, Central City, and Pueblo.  In 2004 she opened her consulting practice, the Elk Mountains Planning Group, with the towns of Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte being her first clients.  Always involved with the Arts, Julie Ann is a Board Member of the Pueblo Arts Alliance and served as the staff liaison to the Snowmass Arts Advisory Board. She has worked as an urban planner at the local, county, and regional levels of government, and worked for DHM Design in Denver and Economic Research Associates (ERA) in Chicago.  Julie Ann is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the American Planning Association (APA), and served as the National Chair of the Resort and Tourism Division of APA.  She was inducted as a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners in 2016, the first of two Colorado women so honored.  Julie Ann has been an invited speaker on tourism, resort revitalization and sustainability strategies at conferences in Telluride, Banff, Laguna Beach, Snowmass Village and Washington D.C.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning from Michigan State University and her Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver. She and her husband Jeff, a landscape architect, reside in the Aberdeen neighborhood in Pueblo, CO and enjoy gardening and travel in their spare time.