Extension Program Specialist & TCWP Planning Programs Leader, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Steven Mikulencak, AICP, lives and works in Houston, Texas, helping communities with long-term, holistic approaches to mitigation, land development, and environmental conservation. His focus is on participatory approaches to planning and scenario-based GIS technologies that bring high-quality data and risk analyses to non-technical stakeholders. He is planning program leader at TCWP, a program of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and is the lead developer for the CHARM platform.
Steve co-leads his agency’s involvement with the Readiness for Resilience program, in partnership with the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the Smart Cities Council, and the National Association of State Energy Officials. Through this effort, the program has engaged hundreds of stakeholders from dozens of Harvey-impacted communities to identify and promote smart technology practices for improving resilience in the face of natural disasters.
Steve received his Master’s degree from Cornell University’s urban planning program and he is a certified urban planner with the American Planning Association.