Dean Fitch, Director of Campus Planning University of California, Santa Cruz. Dean oversees physical and environmental planning for a 2,000 acre main campus, 100 acre coastal campus, and numerous land holdings managed by UC Santa Cruz. As a registered California Landscape Architect, Dean’s diverse natural resource background enables him to utilize both an ecological systems approach and design thinking to develop strategies to minimize impacts of the built environment. Dean’s work demonstrates a commitment to stewardship of the natural and built landscape and is enriched by active communication and collaboration with broad constituent groups. His work spans a wide range of planning initiatives from natural resource and watershed management projects to town-gown relationship cultivation.
Senior Planner, Physical Planning and Construction
Contributed to Mima Mounds