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JEREMY

RYAN

YOUNG

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EDUCATION Portland State  University,  Nohad  A.  Toulan  School  of  Urban  Studies  and  Planning,  Portland,  OR   Master  of  Urban  and  Regional  Planning,  Economic  Development  Specialization,  June  2014   Graduate  Certificate  in  Real  Estate  Development,  June  2014   GPA:  3.66/  4.00    

Millersville University  of  Pennsylvania,  School  of  Humanities  and  Social  Sciences,  Millersville,  PA   B.A.  Geography,  Geospatial  Applications  Concentration,  June  2012   History  Minor   Cum  Laude  

CERTIFICATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NCI  Charrette  System  and  Charrette  System  Management/Facilitation  Certifications,  National  Charrette  Institute,  March  2013   Governor’s  Action  Team  (GAT)  Training,  Pennsylvania  Department  of  Community  &  Economic  Development,  February  2012   Master  Planner  Certification,  Lancaster  County  Planning  Commission,  May  2009  

URBAN PLANNING EXPERIENCE PORTLAND  STATE  UNIVERSITY   INSTITUTE  OF  PORTLAND  METROPOLITAN  STUDIES/POPULATION  RESEARCH  CENTER,  Portland,  OR   Graduate  Research  Assistant,  August  2012  –  Present     § Conducts  research  and  writes  articles  on  significant  issues,  people  and  places  within  the  Portland  metropolitan  area  for  the   Institute’s  biannual  publication  Metroscape   § Develops  a  baseline  demographic  database,  including  collected  U.S.  Census  decennial  and  ACS  data,  for  various  geographies   within  the  Tualatin  Valley  Fire  &  Rescue  fire  district  in  the  Portland  metro  area   § Forecasts  future  populations  and  enables  visualization  of  demographic  data  for  the  TVF&R  fire  district    

COMMONWEALTH OF  PENNSYLVANIA   PENNSYLVANIA  HISTORICAL  AND  MUSEUM  COMMISSION,  BUREAU  FOR  HISTORIC  PRESERVATION,  Harrisburg,  PA   Historic  Preservation  Intern,  January  2012  –  April  2012   § Developed  a  community  revitalization  focus  area  and  strategic  plan  for  an  historic  neighborhood  in  decline   § Engaged  community  leaders  and  elected  officials  to  organize  a  public  Civil  War  150th  anniversary  celebration  recognizing   neighborhood’s  historic  significance   § Researched  an  abandoned  and  severely  blighted  major  anchor  building  and  completed  a  PA  Historic  Resource  Survey  Form  per  the   U.S.  Secretary  of  the  Interior’s  Standards  for  the  National  Register  of  Historic  Places,  resulting  in  an  eligibility  determination    

JAMES STREET  IMPROVEMENT  DISTRICT/DOWNTOWN  INVESTMENT  DISTRICT  AUTHORITY,  Lancaster,  PA   Economic  Development/GIS  Coordinator,  July  2011  –  January  2012   § Mapped  and  analyzed  locations  of  property  maintenance  code  violations  and  reported  crimes;  identify  trends  from  data  compiled   by  the  City  of  Lancaster  Department  of  Economic  &  Neighborhood  Revitalization  and  the  Lancaster  Bureau  of  Police   § Transferred  baseline  district  data,  including  U.S.  Census  data,  into  a  geographic  information  system  (GIS)  for  a  comprehensive   spatial  analysis  of  the  district     Real  Estate  &  Economic  Development  Intern,  May  2010  –  July  2011   § Developed  a  comprehensive  database  of  existing  properties  for  redevelopment  in  Downtown  and  Northwest  Lancaster;   maintained  contact  with  regional  brokers  to  track  and  help  fill  current  retail  and  office  space  vacancies     § Constructed  an  extensive  and  complete  inventory  of  buildings  in  Downtown  and  Northwest  Lancaster  City  differentiated  by  uses   (residential,  commercial,  institutional,  etc.)   § Analyzed  city-­‐issued  building  permit  records  to  determine  the  total  value  of  investment  in  Downtown  Lancaster  during  the  years   2005-­‐2010   § Created  and  maintained  a  database  of  residential/commercial  real  estate  activity;  tracked  trends  related  to  the  growth  and/or   decline  of  values  of  recently  sold  properties  and  properties  currently  on  the  market    


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COUNTY OF  LANCASTER,  PLANNING  COMMISSION,  Lancaster,  PA  

                         

Housing and  Economic  Development  Intern,  Summer  2009     § Helped  community  planners  to  write  the  master  plan  document  for  the  Borough  of  Elizabethtown,  PA   § Assisted  with  the  Lancaster  County  Growth  Tracking  Project  in  accordance  with  the  growth  management  element  of  the  county   comprehensive  plan   § Utilized  GPS  and  GIS  technologies  in  the  field  to  survey  and  analyze  nearly  800  residential  properties  countywide  to  identify   blighted  areas  and  sites  for  potential  reinvestment  

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT NORTHWEST NEIGHBORS,  Lancaster,  PA   Neighborhood  Leader,  May  2011  –  August  2012   § Served  on  a  committee  and  facilitated  communication  between  neighbors  residing  in  Franklin  &  Marshall  College  campus  area   § Focused  on  remediating  neighborhood  quality  of  life-­‐type  issues  

PUBLICATIONS § Young, Jeremy  R.  “A  Growing  Controversy:  The  Urbanization  of  Stafford.”  Metroscape,  Institute  of  Portland  Metropolitan  Studies,   Portland  State  University  (Summer  2013).   § McClintock,  Nathan,  Jeremy  R.  Young  et  al.  “The  Landscape  of  Food  Production  in  Metropolitan  Portland.”  Metroscape,  Institute   of  Portland  Metropolitan  Studies,  Portland  State  University  (Summer  2013).   § Young,  Jeremy  R.  “Estacada.”  Metroscape,  Institute  of  Portland  Metropolitan  Studies,  Portland  State  University  (Winter  2013).   § Young,  Jeremy  R.  “Restoring  Pride  and  Community  through  History:  A  Plan  for  the  Revitalization  of  Uptown  Harrisburg’s  Distressed   Camp  Curtin  Neighborhood.”  Pennsylvania  State  System  of  Higher  Education  and  Pennsylvania  Historical  and  Museum   Commission  –  Bureau  for  Historic  Preservation  (Spring  2012).   § Young,  Jeremy  R.  “Ghosts  of  a  Bygone  Era:  Remains  of  the  Former  Northern  Trust  &  Savings  Co.  Building,  138-­‐140  North  Queen   Street,  Lancaster,  Pennsylvania.”  Journal  of  the  Lancaster  County  Historical  Society,  Vol.  112,  No.  1/2  (Summer/Fall  2010).     § Young,  Jeremy  R.  and  John  Ward  Willson  Loose.  “The  Block  That  Was.”  Journal  of  the  Lancaster  County  Historical  Society,  Vol.  112,   No.  1/2  (Summer/Fall  2010).      

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS § Graduate Research  Assistantship,  Institute  of  Portland  Metropolitan  Studies/Population  Research  Center,  Portland  State   University,  2012-­‐2014   § Geography  Faculty  Award,  Department  of  Geography,  Millersville  University  of  Pennsylvania,  2012   § The  Harrisburg  Internship  Semester  (THIS)  Appointee  Representing  Millersville  University  at  the  Pennsylvania  State  Capitol,  2012   § Who’s  Who  Among  Students  in  American  Universities  and  Colleges,  2011   § Predmore-­‐Cornogg  Scholarship  for  Geography,  Millersville  University  of  Pennsylvania,  2011  &  2010     § History  Scholar  (1  of  40  chosen  nationwide),  Gilder  Lehrman  Institute  of  American  History,  New  York,  NY,  2010   § John  Ward  Willson  Loose  Award  for  Local  History,  Millersville  University  of  Pennsylvania,  2010  

COMPUTER SKILLS § § § §

 

Esri ArcGIS Desktop  10   Adobe  Creative  Suite  6  (InDesign,  Illustrator,  Photoshop)   Microsoft  Office  Suite  (Word,  Excel,  PowerPoint,  Outlook)   IBM  SPSS  Statistics  

MEMBERSHIPS § § § § § § §

National Charrette  Institute,  2013  –  Present   The  Oregon  Historical  Society,  2013  –  Present     American  Planning  Association,  Oregon  Chapter,  2012  –  Present;  Pennsylvania  Chapter,  2010  –  2012   The  Prince’s  Foundation  for  Building  Community  (UK),  2011  –  Present   Historic  Preservation  Trust  of  Lancaster  County,  2011  –  Present             Gamma  Theta  Upsilon,  International  Geographic  Honor  Society,  2010  –  Present   Phi  Alpha  Theta  History  Honor  Society,  2009  –  Present     2

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