Meredith Rupp

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Meredith Rupp


EXPERIENCE

Meredith has a diverse background in policy analysis, advocacy, and community outreach in the subjects of urban resilience, smart growth, and open space planning. She has worked as an evaluator, outreach specialist, and consultant on planning projects for non-profit organizations and cities in the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Coast. Her previous experience has been focused on affordable housing and economic development.

Meredith's strong writing skills, research background, and community outreach experience position her to support projects along all levels of development. As an intern at Greenbelt Alliance, Meredith authored fact sheets and policy briefs and planned community events to promote sustainable, equitable development in the South Bay. Her recent project responsibilities include supporting community engagement efforts, authoring reports to inform property development strategies, and performing research to ensure entitlement compliance. Meredith has also assisted in graphics development, project management, and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance analysis. Meredith currently serves on the Oakland Committee of East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO).

WORK HISTORY

Greenbelt AllianceSouth Bay Campaigns InternSpring 2017
Middlebury Institute META LabLead Research Coordinator2016-2017
City of MontereyCommunity Development ConsultantFall 2016

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, International Policy and Development, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Certificate in International Development and Social Change
Bachelor of Science, Linguistics, Truman State University

PROJECT EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Irvington BART Station Site Plan, Station Area Plan, and CEQA Screening, Fremont, CA
  • Panoramic West Oakland 500 Kirkham Street, Entitlements Assistance, Oakland, CA
  • BART to Livermore Extension Project EIR, Livermore, CA
  • Ensemble Santa Cruz Dream Inn, Community Engagement and Entitlements Assistance, Santa Cruz, CA
  • 2580 Bancroft Way Mixed-Use Project EIR, Berkley, CA
  • Ensemble Santa Clara Planning, Entitlements Assistance, Santa Clara, CA
  • El Camino Real Corridor Plan, Community Engagement, Sunnyvale, CA*
  • Long-Range Economic Development Strategy, Broad-Based Asset Inventory, Monterey, CA*

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