SARAH JACK HINNERS portrait
  • Director, Center for Ecological Planning and Design, College of Architecture + Planning
  • Associate Director, Global Change and Sustainability Center
  • Research Assistant Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning
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Professional Service

  • Utah Department of Environmental Quality. Jordan River TMDL Technical Advisory Committee. 07/01/2020 - present
  • Salt Lake County. Role: Pro-bono member of consultant team. Jordan River Blueprint Update. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2021
  • Salt Lake County. Role: Juror. On the River's Edge Ideas Competition. 06/13/2019 - present
  • Salt Lake City Mayor's Office, UofU Dept of City and Metropolitan Planning. Organizer - 5th Annual Mayor's Symposium. The Green-Blue City: visions of green-blue infrastructure in the Salt Lake Valley. 04/01/2015 - present
  • Your Utah Your Future Initiative, Envision Utah. Role: task force member. Natural Lands, Agriculture and Recreation Task Force. 01/01/2014 - 01/01/2016

Internal Service

  • CA+P Ad Hoc Committee on fall 2020 operations. 06/01/2020 - 08/15/2020. College service.
  • Undergraduate Program Director. 08/19/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching Program Committee. 07/01/2019 - present. University service.
  • Research Park Master Plan Steering Committee. 01/2019 - present. University service.
  • Search Committee, Assistant Professor Lecturer. 01/01/2019 - 05/31/2019. Department service.
  • search committee, Assistant Professor. 01/01/2019 - 05/31/2019. Department service.
  • Red Butte Creek Committee. 07/01/2018 - present. University service.
  • Center for Ecological Planning and Design. Director, 07/01/2017 - present. College service.
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center. Associate Director, 07/01/2017 - present. University service.
  • Point of the Mountain Task Force. member, 07/01/2017 - 07/2018. Other service.
  • Landscape Master Plan Steering Committee. Member, 11/01/2015 - 12/2017. University service.
  • University Research Committee. 09/2015 - 05/2018. University service.
  • Academic Senate. 08/2015 - 05/2018. University service.
  • Williams Building Re-Landscaping Design Committee. Chair, 07/01/2015 - 08/2018. University service.
  • Red Butte Creek Steering Committee. Member, 01/01/2015 - present. University service.
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. 09/2013 - 08/2019. Department service.
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center Executive Committee. representative for College of Architecture and Planning, 09/01/2013 - 09/01/2015. University service.
  • Ecological Planning Center. Acting Director, 06/2013 - 07/2017. Department service.
  • Ecological Planning Center Committee. member, 08/2012 - 07/2013. Department service.
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center Seminar Series Committee. member, 08/2012 - 05/2013. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Red Butte Creek Symposium. 12/05/2018 - 12/05/2018
  • Utah Natural History Museum, content expertise for Nature All Around Us Exhibit. 03/01/2018 - 03/31/2019
  • Stories of the Nature of Cities global flash fiction contest, resulting in a book A Flash of Silver Green Partnership with The Nature of Cities. Executive committee member, juror. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
  • Mayor's Symposium: The Green-Blue City. 04/01/2015 - 04/30/2015
  • Salt Lake County Green Infrastructure retreat. 09/03/2014 - 09/03/2014
  • NatureWorks Alliance. 04/01/2014 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement Award for Regional Planning (as part of the Wasatch Choice for 2040 Partnership.). American Planning Association Utah Chapter, 10/15/2014