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Pronouns: She/her/hers

Charleen Zimmer founded Zan Associates in 2001 as a solo endeavor and has grown the business to what it is today. She has over 35 years of transportation, environmental and land use planning experience, during which she has gained a reputation for effective communication with the general public, the business community and public agencies. She is also well known for her ability to successfully build consensus on challenging and complex projects involving multiple agencies and stakeholders. 

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  • Bachelor of Arts / University of Michigan

  • Feeds creativity with painting, writing, weaving and playing piano

  • Likes a good glass of wine now and then

  • Walked the Portland Marathon

  • Owns Coco - Zan office dog #2

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