HKGi

HOISINGTON KOEGLER GROUP INC.

PRINCIPALS

Mark Koegler, ASLA, PLA
Paul Paige, PLA
Brad Scheib, AICP
Bryan Harjes, PLA, LEED AP

ASSOCIATES

Jeff McMenimen, PLA
Rita Trapp, AICP, LEED AP

STAFF

Amy Bower, PLA
Laura Chamberlain, AICP
Kevin Clarke
Sarah Evenson, ASLA, PLA
Gabrielle Grinde, ASLA, PLA
Jeff Miller, AICP
Britt Palmberg, AICP
Jody Rader
Tim Solomonson, ASLA, PLA
Jesse Thornsen, AICP
Jess Vetrano
Eric Blodgett

Rita Trapp, AICP, LEED AP, Associate

Since joining HKGi in 2003, Rita has become a valuable contributor to the firm's community planning staff. She has served on planning teams for a variety of projects addressing comprehensive planning, redevelopment, zoning, environmental review and strategic planning needs and issues. She is skilled at using GIS for analysis and public process. Rita has also gained substantial municipal planning experience by serving as the consulting planner for the City of Mound and the Town of Hassan in Hennepin County. Most recently her leadership and grant writing skills have assisted Dakota County in securing nearly $400,000 in grants to build trail projects in three communities.

She continues to be active within the profession, currently serving as co-Professional Development Officer (PDO) for the Minnesota Chapter of the American Planning Association. She has also recently been an Advocacy Committee Member for the United State Green Building Council (USGBC), coordinating the quarterly Sustainable Communities Forums for the chapter. She has also contributed significant time to the Minnesota Design Team, serving as Chair in 2006, and leading visits to Walker and Maple Plain. Prior to joining HKGi, Rita served for three years on her local planning commission.

Rita has a Bachelor's of Science in Land Use Geography and Economics from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

RITA TRAPP, AICP, LEED AP

Associate
T: (612) 252.7135
E: rita@hkgi.com