Urban Land Institute Va. chapter elects new chair
Daniel Cohen is Chesterfield County's director of community enhancement
Chesterfield County’s director of community enhancement, Daniel Cohen, has been elected chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Virginia District Council and will begin chairing the district board on July 1, the nonprofit announced today.
The Virginia district serves more than 420 members in the Hampton Roads, Richmond and Charlottesville metro region, working to shape communities through land use decisions.
Cohen has held planning roles in Richmond, Atlanta and Orange County, California. He’s overseen Chesterfield’s community enhancement department since July 2018. After graduating from SUNY Oneonta, Cohen earned master’s degrees in sociology from New School University and urban planning from UCLA.
Cohen, who’s volunteered with ULI for more than nine years, will take over from ULI Virginia chair Sal Musarra, a senior land planner and vice president at planning and design consultants Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc.
Founded in 1936, the Urban Land Institute is the world’s oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts.