AICP, Executive Planner with Kane County Development and Community Services Department
Karen Ann Miller has been a Planner with the Kane County Development Department in Geneva, Illinois for almost twenty-three years. She has had a wide range of responsibilities from local and regional planning to organizing a variety of County functions.
Recent projects include Co-Chairing the Team developing the newly designated Fabulous Fox! Water Trail, the Oak Ecosystem Recovery Plan as part of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative, the Greenest Region Compact, the Kane County 2040 Plan and Kane County Planning Cooperative, and the Kane County 2040 Green Infrastructure Plan. Karen also provides planning technical assistance and education to local governments and organizations in Kane County.
Karen is the past President of the Fox River Ecosystem Partnership and serves on numerous committees within Kane County Government and organizations throughout the region including the Fox Valley Sustainability Network and the Chicago Region Trees Initiative. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, a commissioner for the Brookfield, Illinois Planning & Zoning Commission and active in the Brookfield Historical Society.
Master of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Northern Illinois University