Charles A. Donley
Locations of projects completed by Chuck Donley in the USA.
Chuck is an urban and regional planner who specializes in geospatial training and application development. He brings 30 years of experience in public and private sector planning working on current and long range planning processes.
Mr. Donley has presented papers at dozens of conferences and workshops. These include the American Planning Association, ESRI International User Conference, Land Trust Alliance, Transportation Visualization Conference, Western Planner, regional ESRI user group conferences (SWUG, SHRUG etc.), and URISA.
Planning Magazine twice published his writings, both times involving applying GIS to planning issues. ArcNews published his article called Ski Resort GIS Challenge: Creating Affordable Housing for Local Residents National Park Service awarded the Chickasaw project, as best GIS project for the Intermountain Region.
At CommunityViz, Chuck served as Technical Director, managing Technical Support, Training and the Professional Services Group. He also provided consulting services to CommunityViz customers guiding them through project conceptualization and implementation. He also conducted CommunityViz user training, both in a traditional classroom format and customized for the customer. Mr. Donley guided the CommunityViz Build-out wizard from conceptualization, to design, to marketing, and actual use. The wizard helps users assess land use plans by calculating the amount of housing and non-residential space, place associated buildings on a map and visualize the future landscape in 3D. Chuck participated in CommunityViz product development, sales and marketing efforts.
Chuck operated Donley & Associates Inc. for 6 years, a land planning firm providing design and approvals for local developers. He also worked for Routt County, Arapahoe County, Town of Vail, Nakata Planning Group, and URS Consultants. Chuck grew up in Colorado Springs and has lived in Colorado throughout his life, however he has worked on projects nationally and internationally. Examples of these places include: Las Vegas (Nevada), Ames (Iowa), Yellowstone (Wyoming), Aden (Yemen), Pasadena (California), Tucson (Arizona), Orange County (New York), Presidio of San Francisco (California), Bremerton (Washington), Outer Banks (North Carolina), Madison (Wisconsin), Vancouver (British Columbia), Augusta (Georgia), San Bernardino (California) and Pamunjon (South Korea).
His civic participation includes:
Colorado Springs City Planning Commission
Chairman-Land Committee-Palmer Land Trust.
Chairman-Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council,
Chairman-El Paso County Colorado Springs Drainage Board, and the
Chairman-El Paso County School District 11 Enrollment and Boundaries Committee.
Donley & Associates Inc. uses CommunityViz, Google Earth and ESRI software.
El Paso and Teller County growth scenarios with Placeways, Inc. Projected residential and employment growth for regional transportation plan.
Red Rock Canyon Open Space Plan, Colorado Springs: Mapping and analysis for master plan (in progress).
Pikes Peak Area Council of Government: Google Earth Browser www.ppacg.org/tours
Silver Mountain LLC: Analysis of oil and gas properties in 11 state region.
Pikes Peak Area Council of Government: Demographics, visualizations and mapping.
Sussex County, Delaware: Growth projections and visualizations for the Coastal Communities Enhancement Initiative.
Westminster, Colorado: Visualization and impacts of transit oriented development. Tacoma, Washington: Dynamic property selection for Economic Development.
Pikes Peak Community College: Adjunct Instructor- Introduction to GIS, Spatial Modeling, 3D Modeling and Visualization, Community Assessment and Spatial Hydrology.
Mount Crested Butte: 3D models of buildings in Google Earth.
Delmarva Peninsula: Water quality and environmental evaluation based on build-out for 4 counties in 3 states (DAWN).
Planetizen.com webinars: On-line training for planners.
Palmer Land Trust, Colorado: Land Program Consultant: Strategic Initiatives Plan, new easements and easement enforcement.
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: WebEx training with McCormick Taylor.
Durango, Colorado: GIS analysis for comprehensive plan update.
John Day Fossil Beds National Park Service: GIS for General Management Plan.
NFRMPO-Dwelling Unit and Employment Forecasts with EDAW-Fort Collins.
Wallowa Land Trust, OR: Visualization of moraine lake and surrounding landscape.
Apostle Islands NPS, Wisconsin: General Management Plan GIS analysis.
Hayden, Colorado: Fiscal, traffic and visual impact model for a community plan.
Aden Free Zone Master Plan, Aden, Yemen: Planned large community using GIS.
Humble Ventures: Land planner for LPS (cluster) subdivision.
Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs: Project Manager of traffic study.
Vermont Land Trust-Site selection and visualization of land acquisitions.
Chickasaw National Recreation Area, National Park Service: Visualization, Management Zone Alternatives, Wilderness Assessment, and Prime Ag Lands.
Tucson, Arizona: Custom training for city planning department.
Iowa State University: Custom training for professors, extension agents and students.
Pasquotank, North Carolina: training on water quality model.
Westend Village, Steamboat Springs; Visualization of affordable housing project.
Ranch Subdivision (Overlook Preserve), Steamboat Springs; Visualization for homeowners association as evidence to oppose development proposal.
Skyline Analysis, Routt County: Directed software development to map highly visible ridgelines. Software has been used by dozens of other communities.
NTIA/TIIAP GIS Grant, Routt County: Demonstrated benefit of GIS on Routt County and Steamboat Springs decision‑making.
Steamboat Springs Area Community Plan: County's manager of planning process.
Stormwater Management Workshop, Colorado Springs: Project Manager and emcee of City wide effort to elicit local priorities on the design of drainage improvements.
Presidio of San Francisco: Prepared Mobilization Master Plan.
The Grove at Briargate, Colorado Springs: Plan for 81 unit townhouse project.
Eagle's Nest, Colorado Springs: Zone change and plan for 46 lot subdivision.
Clark County Sanitation District, Las Vegas, Nevada: Prepared land use projections.
Colorado Home Builders: Preparation of technical paper on school impact fees.
ARCS (Alternative Remedial Cleanup Strategy) Region VIII, EPA, Denver, CO: Community relations specialist for Superfund Cleanup project in Boulder, Colorado.
ARCS (Alternative Remedial Cleanup Strategy) Region X, EPA: Community relations specialist for Superfund Cleanup project in San Bernardino.
Environmental Impact Report IVDA Formation, San Bernardino, California: Redevelopment land use analysis for the closure of Norton Air Force Base.
Jackson Park Housing Complex, Navy CLEAN, Bremerton, Washington: Prepared community relations plan for RI/FS of site; a former ammunition processing facility.
Cottonwood Drainage Basin Planning Study, Colorado Springs, Colorado: Facilitator for workshops that created first environmentally sensitive basin plan in the City.
Digital Equipment Corporation, Colorado Springs: Project manager of 7 site studies.
Pennsylvania Air National Guard: Project Manager of Base Comprehensive Plan.
Second Infantry Division, Korea: Assistant Project Manager and Lead Planner of Master Plans for 19 installations located between Seoul and Panmunjom.
Army Master Plans: Planner for mobilization master plans for Fort Gordon, Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth, Presidio of San Francisco, Parks RFTA and Fort Ord.
Woodstone, Colorado Springs: Field Super. for land development 115 acre site.
Arapahoe County: Staff planner for zoning and subdivision requests.
Town of Vail: Staff planner involved in design review, special projects.