janet tharp i associate project manager

janet tharp i associate project manager

Janet works closely with clients using a problem solving approach that focuses on understanding the client’s needs and goals and using clear communication and customized planning methods to achieve them. Janet has over 30 years of planning experience, specializing in project management, comprehensive and special district planning, ordinance drafting and public outreach and values research. Janet has practiced in both the public and private sectors, and has experience directing large and mid-sized city planning departments. While working for the city of Dallas she managed the development of the ForwardDallas! Comprehensive Plan.

Based in Dallas, Texas, Janet has worked as an associate with Fregonese Associates for over seven years, and has served as the local project manager on projects in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Janet served as the project manager for the Waco Downtown Plan, PLANiTULSA, the Tulsa Comprehensive Plan, and several parish plans in Louisiana. In addition, she was a part of the management team for the East Baton Rouge Comprehensive Plan, Louisiana, and the Dallas TOD Project. In this role, Janet is readily available for day-to-day coordination with clients and can be onsite quickly as required. Janet has also drafted numerous zoning and subdivision ordinances and managed a citywide Complete Streets Initiative for Dallas.