Urban Parks Planner Coordinator
M-NCPPC, Montgomery Parks
Cristina Sassaki, AICP, LEED BD+C, joined M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks in 2016, bringing over 20 years of national and international experience in planning and urban design. The lead planner for urban parks initiatives in Montgomery Parks, Cristina recently completed the Energized Public Spaces Functional Master Plan - an innovative plan which focuses on promoting equitable walking access to park experiences for all: residents, workers, and visitors. Cristina’s diverse background and comprehensive planning expertise contributed to the plan’s ability to identify needs, anticipate trends, and promote important health and social equity benefits for the community.