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School of Urban and Public Affairs

School of Urban and Public Affairs

Student Planning Association

The Student Planning Association (SPA) is a registered student organization, formally approved by the UTA Committee on Student Organizations. It is also registered with the American Planning Association as an APA recognized Planning Student Organization.

SPA is open to all SUPA students with an interest in planning and also welcomes students from any UTA program who have an interest in planning. SPA meets three to five times per year and engages in a variety of activities including networking opportunities with professional planners in the metroplex, as well as hosting outside and faculty speakers, issue forums, and documentary film screenings.

President: Raha Pouladi

Vice-president: Cristine Baril

Secretary/Treasurer: Muzaib Riaz

Events Chair: Kukhyoung Kim

SPA Social Media: Hamid Hajjafari

APA Student Representative: Reza Sardari

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Andrew Whittemore


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