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educator , Community planner

Satyendra Singh Huja, Indian community planner, educator. Recipient Honorary award Virginia Society American Institute of Architects, 1995. Founder Meals on Wheels, Charlottesville, 1994, Mediation Center, Charlottesville, Alliance for Interfaith Ministeries, Charlottesville; board directors Piedmont Housing Alliance, Charlottesville, since 1998. Member American Institute Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Rotary.

Background

Huja, Satyendra Singh was born on January 13, 1942 in Kohat, India. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Jai Singh and Shanti Devi Huja.

Education

Student, Cornell University, 1963. Bachelor cum laude, Robert Wesleyan College, 1966. Master in Urban Planning, Michigan State University, 1968.

Career

Assistant director, chief planner City of Portsmouth, Virginia, 1970-1973. Director planning City of Charlottesville, 1973-1976, director community development, 1976-1998, director strategic planning, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Community Planning and Development Outline, 1988, Some Thoughts for Friends and Friends to Be, 1995, From Porch Swings to Patios, 1990.

Membership

Founder Meals on Wheels, Charlottesville, 1994, Mediation Center, Charlottesville, Alliance for Interfaith Ministeries, Charlottesville. Board directors Piedmont Housing Alliance, Charlottesville, since 1998. Member American Institute Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, sculpture, design, international affairs, comparative religions.

Connections

Married Minnie Huja, January 26, 1969 (divorced September 1985). Children: Uday, Ajai.

father:
Jai Singh

mother:
Shanti Devi Huja

spouse:
Minnie Huja

children:
Uday Huja

Ajai Huja