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Michael Allen Harper, American planner, consultant.


Harper, Michael Allen was born on June 13, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of John Norman and Alice Louise (Holroyd) Harper.


Bachelor, University Nevada, Reno, 1973. Master in Public Administration, University Nevada, Reno, 1977.


Planning consultant community development department City of South Lake Tahoe, California, 1977-1978. Consultant Reno, 1978-1979. Forecast analyst Bentley Nevada, Minden, 1979.

Planner Washoe County Department Regional Planning, Reno, 1980. Assistant director Washoe County Department Comprehensive Planning, since 1981. Chairman State of Nevada Commission for the Acquisition of Land in the Lake Tahoe Basin, 1986-1987.


Member community development block grant Citizen's Advisory Board, Reno, 1979-1983, advisory planning commission Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, S. Lake Tahoe, since 1982, chairman 1982-1985. Member American Planning Association (northern Nevada section secretary 1985-1986, director 1986-1987, Chicago planning threatened committee since 1985, chapter president since 1987), American Society Public Administration (board directors Sierra chapter since 1985, president since 1986), International City Management Association. Club: University (Reno secretary 1982-1983).


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Married Vickie Jo Latimore, July 25, 1971. Children: Paul Michael, Joel David.