The City of Fort Wayne has a team of dedicated Neighborhood Planners and Activators in the Community Development Division. Neighborhood Planners act as liaisons between the City and the community, and participate in and often coordinate community plans. This group of planners acts as go-to people for explanations of neighborhood-related matters.


Meet the Neighborhood Planning and Activation Workgroup

Daniel Baisden - Neighborhood Planning and Activation Administrator

Dan Baisden Dan Baisden is the Administrator of the Neighborhood Planning and Activation Workgroup for the City of Fort Wayne. In his role, he facilitates neighborhood plans and projects across the City and specializes in non-profit leadership, community engagement, and communication strategies.

  • Masters in Community Development - The Pennsylvania State University
  • Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning - Arizona State University
  • Bachelors in Urban Sociology - Arizona State University
  • Chair of the Board - Congress for the New Urbanism Midwest
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Office Phone:   260-427-5694


Réna Bradley - Neighborhood Planner

 

Réna Bradley, Assoc AIA, LEED AP, is a Neighborhood Planner and Activator for the City of Fort Wayne. In her role, she facilitates projects related to neighborhood planning and project implementation and specializes in community engagement, placemaking, and urban design.

  • Bachelors of Architecture - Howard University
  • Board of Trustees Member - Fort Wayne Allen County Airport Authority
  • Practicing Artist - Fort Wayne Public Art Commission
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Office Phone:  260-427-2284

 

Josh Campbell - Neighborhood Planner

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Josh Campbell is a Neighborhood Planner and Activator for the City of Fort Wayne. In his role, he facilitates projects related to neighborhood planning and project implementation and specializes in active transportation and shared mobility planning.

  • Masters in Urban and Regional Planning - Ball State University
  • Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning - Ball State University
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Office Phone:  260-427-2139

 

 Bernadette Fellows - Community Engagement Planner

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Bernadette Fellows is the Community Engagement Planner for the City of Fort Wayne. In her role, she works to develop and implement engagement strategies for neighborhood plans and projects and specializes in equipping neighborhood associations with best practices for community engagement.

  • Bachelors in Business - Purdue University
  • Bachelors in Economics and Public Policy - Purdue University
  • Data and Public Policy Scholar - University of Chicago
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Office Phone:  260-427-1258