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Julia Louise Fink Larson, Land use planner. Avocations: backpacking, writing, wine tasting. F C. Recipient certified of appreciation City of Salem, 1983, Yadkin Pee/Dee Lakes Project.


Larson, Julia Louise Fink was born on July 11, 1950 in Bethesda, Maryland, United States. Daughter of James A. and Helen J. (Grubb) Fink.


Bachelor of Science, Radford College, 1972;Master of Science, Oregon State University, 1975;postgraduate, Georgia State University, 1986-1988.


Geography teacher, Rappahannock County High School, Washington, Virginia, 1972-1973;research assistant/secretary, Oregon Natural Area Preserves Advisory Committee, 1974-1975;energy conservation specialist, Oregon Department Energy, Salem, 1976-1977;growth management planner, Salem Fire Department, 1978-1979;land use planner, Salem Department Community Development, 1979-1983;field representative, Data Research & Applications, Inc., Atlanta, 1983-1984;land use coordinator, Georgia Mfd. Housing Association, Atlanta, 1984-1986;owner, The Planning Edge, Atlanta, 1986-1987;project manager, land use planner, EDAW, Inc., Atlanta, 1987-1989;senior planner Office Coordinated Planning, Georgia Department Community Affairs, Atlanta, 1989-1991;principal, Julia Larson & Associations, Atlanta, 1991-1992;resource management administrator, Aluminum Company of America/YADKIN, Inc., Badin, North Carolina, since 1992. Member Oregon Fire Protection Master Planning Committee, 1978-1979, Southern States Energy Board.


  • Avocations: backpacking, writing, wine tasting. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Summary of 1987 Energy and environmental Legislation. Consultant contributing editor 1979 Sun Calendar. Co-editor 1976 Energy Calendar.

      Co-author: Regulating Mobile Home Placement, 1988.


Member advisory board Oregon State Environmental Education Advisory Committee, 1977-1980. Vice president Liberty Jaycee Women, Salem, 1981. Active National Arbor Day Foundation, land use advisory Northside Neighbors, Salem, 1979.

Board directors Yadkin Pee/Dee Lakes Project, 1992-1994, chair, 1992-1993. Member National Association of Female Executives, American Bar Association, American Association of University Women (group leader since 1987, newsletter editor 1987-1989, board directors 1987-1989), American Institute Certified Planners, Georgia Planning Association (editor Georgia Planner, 1986-1987, chairman growth strategies committee, editor newsletter, 1989), American Association Geographers, Georgia Association Zoning Administrators, Building Officials Association Georgia, Smithsonian Associates, Delta Theta Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Backpacking, writing, wine tasting.


Married Louis C. Larson, May 27, 1978 (divorced December 1981).

James A. Fink

Helen J. (Grubb) Fink

Louis C. Larson