As a Certified Planner of the American Planning Association (APA) with 7 years of progressively responsible experience in community and project planning, Margaret Partridge has made an effort to ensure that her work will have an impact in today's world. She has worked for both the public and the private sectors as a city planner and as an environmental planner at private consulting firms in Orange County. She has also authored multiple complex environmental documents, including Notices of Exemption, Initial Studies and Environmental Impact Report sections, per the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). An alumna from the University of California, Irvine, Margaret has a bachelor's degree in Environmental Analysis (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning. She is an active member in the American Institute of Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Association of Environmental Professionals, Orange County Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, and is a LEED Green Associate.