Sustainable Places Policy Committee

People buying items at downtown Overland Park farmers market

The Sustainable Places Policy Committee provides leadership and policy advice to MARC’s Board of Directors in regional sustainable development. Under the guidance of the SPPC, MARC works with local communities to update and implement land-use strategies that support transportation, equity, environment and conservation principles.  

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Kansas co-chair
Logan Heley
Councilmember, Overland Park

Missouri co-chair
Dean Katerndahl
Mayor, Parkville

MARC staff contact

Beth Dawson


The committee is composed of local elected officials, economic and community development interests, equity organizations, environmental and transportation experts, and persons experienced in private development.


The Sustainable Places Policy Committee generally meets on the second Friday of odd-numbered months at 9 a.m.

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