Alex Westhoff, AICP, is a planner with the Marin County Community Development Agency focused on adaptation planning for communities vulnerable to sea level rise.
With more than thirteen years of experience in planning, monitoring and management activities for San Francisco Bay-Delta communities, professional interests include placemaking, preservation, public participation, and climate resiliency.
Holding a joint Master of City Planning/Mater of Landscape Architecture from UC Berkeley, his Master’s Thesis proposed designating the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta as California’s first National Heritage Area which led to enabling congressional legislation, still currently pending.
Prior to working for Marin County, he spent seven years with the Delta Protection Commission, focused on establishment of the Heritage Area and other projects to enhance the region’s sense of place.
As a long term San Francisco resident, Alex enjoys all of the fascinating historical sites, cultural landscapes and natural beauty that the Bay Area has to offer.