Chair – Chip Crawford, BatesForum
Chair for Mission Advancement – Kacey Cordes Mahrt, US Bancorp CDC
Treasurer – Jill Starrs, UHY Advisors
Coordinate or moderate a ULI St. Louis program
From our signature Emerging Trends program late in the year to quarterly breakfast programs focused on best practices in real estate development, ULI St. Louis hosts a range of educational programs and in-depth discussions on topics relating to responsible land use and development throughout the St. Louis region.
Contact Programs Committee Co-Chairs Alison Gray & Kyle Wilson
Candid, small group discussions about development with regional leaders
Designed to provide ULI members with invaluable and quality face-to-face time with community leaders in St. Louis, Candid Conversations programs dig deeper into issues affecting our region. The meetings are held in the morning, are limited in attendance and provide an informal setting for lively discussion.
Contact Candid Conversations Co-Chairs Ken Crabiel and Kelly Iffrig
Technical Assistance Panels
Participate in one-day worksessions tackling a particular development challenge
The Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) partners with area governments, agencies and non-profits to further ULI’s mission of leadership in responsible land use. The TAP program offers the expertise of local ULI members to local governments and nonprofit entities to address specific project feasibility or implementation issues through one or two day panels.
Contact TAP Committee Co-Chairs Amy Hamilton & John Langa
Young Leaders Group (YLG)
Work with the real estate leaders of tomorrow
The Young Leaders Group, members under the age of 35, hosts a range of educational programs and events throughout the year. The 60 Minute Mentor program introduces leaders of tomorrow to the professionals leading our community today. Bi-monthly happy hours provide great opportunities for networking and the ever-popular Insider’s Tours provide coveted previews of upcoming projects. The YLG meets regularly and fields its own YLG Executive Committee.
Contact YLG Chair Stephanie Bass
Membership & Sponsorship Committee
Welcome new members and sponsors to ULI
The Membership and Sponsorship committee works to bring new members to ULI and gather sponsor support for ULI St. Louis. This committee organizes new member orientation and sponsorship receptions generally held in the Spring and Fall. Members are the heart of the organization and sponsorship support provides the financial resources for ULI St. Louis programs throughout the year.
Contact Committee Co-Chairs Sarah Davis & John VanAsdale
Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI)
Encourage women to get involved with ULI as members and leaders
Launched in early 2012, the Women’s Leadership Initiative is working to promote the advancement of women, increase the number of women serving in leadership positions and increase the visibility of women leaders in the real estate industry and ULI.
Contact WLI Co-Chairs Bonnie Roy and Aimee Rowbottom
UrbanPlan is a realistic, engaging, and academically challenging classroom-based, project-based program in which students learn the roles, issues, trade-offs, and economics involved in urban development. It provides high school students – our future voters, neighbors, community leaders, public officials, and land use professionals – with a hands-on experience in developing realistic land use solutions to vexing urban growth challenges.
Contact UrbanPlan Co-Chairs Colleen McNitt Ruiz, Traci Pupillo, and Aaron Williams
Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDI)
Advancing the real estate careers of women and minorities
Taught via a 15-session curriculum, 30 REDI participants step into the role of a real estate developer, gaining direct knowledge and experience working in teams to produce a development plan, pro-forma, and marketing plan for a real project. The program concludes with REDI teams presenting their proposals to a panel of real estate professionals who engage the participants and provide constructive feedback.
Contact REDI Chair Jerry Crylen
Want to spread the word about ULI?
We would love to hear from you and welcome your contributions to ULI St. Louis’s eNewsletter, website, and social media networks. If you have suggestions for our website or would like to help secure press coverage, let us know.
Contact Communications Co-Chairs Courtney Olson and Steve Houston
Want to know more?
Contact St. Louis District Manager Kelly Annis 314.833.9977