Master of Science in Urban and Environmental Planning (Accelerated Program), Arizona State University

Bachelor of Science, Urban Planning, Arizona State University

Hobbies and Pastimes

Kendra loves to stay active whether that’s riding her bike, taking dance classes, lifting at the gym, going to a concert or a walk in the park. To relax she loves to paint, cook and watch a good show.

Kendra Ellner


Kendra is a versatile planner who can provide expertise and support on a wide variety of planning projects including zoning ordinance reviews and revisions, development application reviews, grant writing, comprehensive planning, and data research and analysis. She has experience facilitating community engagement events, activities, and online marketing for planning processes, and through her professional and academic experience she has cultivated strong skills in policy research, data analysis and visualization, site plan and design work, and manuscript development.

Kendra’s previous experience includes serving as a municipal planner and GIS technician where she contributed to city visioning and comprehensive planning as well as outdoor recreation and bike-ped planning initiatives. She is committed to helping clients conduct planning that promotes vibrant communities that are equitable, sustainable, and resilient.


  • Team Leader – 2021 ULI Hines Student Urban Design Competition and American Planning Association’s Outstanding Planning Student Organization Runner-Up

Relevant Project Experience

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