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Deborah Kay Schutt

Deborah Kay Schutt, American urban planner. Professional community planner. Recipient County Achievement award National Association Counties, 1989, (with others) Merit award Michigan chapter American Society Landscape Architects, 1989.


  • Schutt, Deborah Kay was born on March 16, 1953 in Higland Park, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Edward John and Marjorie Elizabeth (Jennings) Schutt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Geography, Valparaiso University, 1975. Master of Arts in Urban Planning, Wayne State University, 1993.


    • Research assistant County of Oakland Planning Division, Pontiac, Michigan, 1976-1977, intermediate planner, 1977-1979, assistant planner, 1979-1984, associate planner, 1984-1993. Supervisor community assistance, mapping development and planning County of Oakland, since 1993. Co-chair 8 Mile Corridor Task Force, Southfield, Michigan, 1990-1993.

      Project manager Woodward Avenue Corridor Study.

    Major achievements

    • Professional community planner.


    Member location committee S. Oakland Shelter, Royal Oak, Michigan, since 1989. Member American Planning Association (Outstanding Planning award honorable mention 1989), Michigan Society Planning Officials (president since 1993, Honor award 1988), American Institute Certified Planners.



    Tap dancing, travel, gardening.


    • father: Edward John Schutt
    • mother: Marjorie Elizabeth (Jennings) Schutt
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    Born March 16, 1953
    (age 64)
    • 1975
      Valparaiso University
    • 1993
      Wayne State University
    • 1976 - 1977
      Research assistant, County of Oakland Planning Division
      Pontiac, Michigan, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      Research assistant, County of Oakland Planning Division
    • 1993
      supervisor community assistance