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SUSAN E.  CASWELL, AICP Interim Planning Manager, Orange County EDUCATION Master of Arts, Public Administration,  University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. EXPERIENCE Planning Administrator, Orange County - August 2006 to present. Responsible for ensuring policy and program consistency with the department's  Strategic Plan;directing departmental  activitiesrelated to joint planning area agreements,  special area studies, land use amendments  and annexation issues; coordinating completion of special work requests  for County Commissioners  or County Administrator's  office;  administering grants, RFPs and  contracts;coordinating preparation and monitoring of departmental budget; personnel  matters; and  managing alldepartmental aspects  in the Planning Manager's  absence. Director of Operations,  East Central Florida Regional Planning Council-1998   to July 2006. Responsible for RPC's economic development and housing programs  as well as special projects. In addition to planning activities, responsibilities included overseeing  the RPC's computer/ telecommunications and facility operations, website management and human  resources. Recent activities: Partnered with Orange County  in 2006 to host the Central Florida Workforce HousingSummit. Summit attendance was approximately 375. Developed  an interactiveCD housing toolkit that was provided to all attendees. Prepared  a briefing book for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to use in its January 2006 visit to Osceola County to assist with development in the Lake Toho area. Partnered with Orange County in 2005 to host a Brownfields seminar. Seminar attendance was approximately 90. Created  a Brownfieldswebpage on the RFC website and  an interactiveCD toolkit that was provided  to all  attendees. Worked with the Economic Development Administration (EDA)to have the region designated as an Economic Development District (EDD). Assisted  the Florida Department  of Community Affairs with refining the Fiscal Impact Analysis Model. Served on an advisory committee to review the model's structure and assumptions, assisted DCA's consultant with incorporating an affordable housing impact analysis into the model, evaluated training materials. Developed a Wekiva Information Clearinghouse website page. Worked  with other staff to develop datasets and maps to post to the page, along with other materials relevant to the Wekiva program. Provide ongoing statewide technical support to Regional Planning Councils, local governments, developers  and  the Florida Department of Community Affairs  in applying the ECFRPCDRIHousing Methodology. Senior Planner/Section  Chief,  Housing, East Central Florida Regional  Planning  Council, 1992 -1998. Administered RFChousing program, providing housing and demographic data, technicalassistance and a forum  for coordination to the region's local governments. Developed  informational housing publications for housing planners and program administrators. 15

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