05/20/19: Lucy Kempf, Executive Director, Metro Planning Commission

Ms. Kempf will present her priorities for the Planning Department including goals for addressing growth, city design, and neighborhood engagement.

Lucy Alden Kempf was named Executive Director of the Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County Planning Department in June 2018 after twoyears as manager of the Department’s Land Development division.

She leads a staff of 50 in guiding Nashville and Davidson County’sgrowth and development, processing development applications, andcontributing to the community’s vision and direction for the future.

Ms. Kempf, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College, a master’s degree from the University of Virginia, and a Certificate in Artand Architectural History from Florida State University’s international program in Florence, Italy, came to Nashville in September 2016 after ten years at the National Capital Planning Commission in Washington, DC, where she was most recently Director of Urban Design and Plan Review and previously served as Senior Urban Planner.