Throughout his more than 38 years of experience in planning and design, Randy Jackson has conceived and developed unique land use and community concepts for award-winning communities. He continues to focus his expertise on communities built around and integrating transportation, open space, and park and recreation systems. He has directed projects throughout California and in Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, Nevada, and Colorado.
Randy has a wide range of community design and landscape architecture experience with both public and private concerns throughout the western and southwestern United States and the Pacific Basin. He served as Chairman on a 13-member Urban Design Commission that was appointed by the Pima County, Arizona, Board of Supervisors.
Randy serves as a guest lecturer at the University of California, Irvine and Riverside campuses for courses in Air Quality and Planning Certificate programs. He currently teaches Land Development in the Graduate School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine.
Randy has also served as an expert witness on cases regarding the impact of land taking and severance as it relates to community development. Notable cases include the Domenigoni Reservoir, which resulted in a $46,000,000 settlement in Hemet, California, and the 1580 condemnation case in Reno, Nevada.
Prior to joining The Planning Center, Randy resided in Hawaii, where he served as Special Projects Manager to the Chairman of the Board of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, establishing a statewide trail and access program.