• Team member, Tori Kanellopoulos
    Tori Kanellopoulos
    Principal Planner @ Community Development Department

    Tori is a Principal Planner with Albemarle County's Comprehensive Planning program. As a vital member of the project team, Tori wears many hats – from mapping and data analysis to land use planning and community engagement. Tori's trusty sidekick is her golden retriever Sky, who we also consider a teammate, with a particular expertise in the County's trails and (dog) parks system.  

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  • Team member, Ben Holt
    Ben Holt
    Senior Planner II @ Community Development Department

    Ben is a Senior Planner II with the Albemarle County Planning Division. He brings a range of experience to the team, including land use planning, GIS mapping and analysis, graphic design, and visual communication. A lover of all things outdoors, he especially enjoys hiking and fly-fishing in his spare time.

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  • Team member, Serena Gruia
    Serena Gruia
    Public Engagement Coordinator

    Serena supports the community engagement aspects of AC44. She loves designing opportunities to bring people together, build shared understanding, and create meaningful solutions.

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  • Team member, Mariah Gleason
    Mariah Gleason
    Urban Designer @ Community Development Department

    Mariah is an Urban Designer with Albemarle County's Planning Division. She is our right-hand woman for all things design. From Entrance Corridors all the way to fonts, we can count on her for thoughtful guidance. Prior to joining the team at Albemarle County, she lived in Portland, Oregon and often shares insights and examples from her work and travels around the country. 

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