Langford D. Holbrook

Langford D. Holbrook

President

Langford D. Holbrook joined the AAASP Board of Directors in the fall of 2012. He is a Public Service Associate at UGA‘s Carl Vinson Institute of Governement. Prior to that he worked for UGA’s Fanning Institute after more than 15 years working in local government planning and administration. Mr. Holbrook has led projects in the areas of community planning and visioning, strategic planning, community leadership development and local official training. His clients include the Jekyll Island Authority, City of Americus and Sumter County, City of Brunswick and Glynn County, Oglethorpe County, City of Porterdale, the Atlanta Beltline, Norcross Downtown Development Authority, and Georgians for a Healthy Future among others.

Prior to coming to Fanning, Mr. Holbrook served local government in many roles including Planning Director, Assistant City Manager, and County Administrator. He has an extensive background in land use planning, service and infrastructure planning, project management, community development and strategic planning.

Mr. Holbrook holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Wofford College and a Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) degree from Clemson University. He is an active member of the American Planning Association and the Georgia Planning Association, and 1995 he was accepted into the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is a member in good standing. In October of 2005 Mr. Holbrook was recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the 40 under 40 young leaders in Georgia.