Holly Madill, AICP

Holly Madill
Telephone: 517-884-7743

National Charrette Institute


Human Ecology Building
552 W. Circle Drive, Room 112C
East Lansing, MI 48824

School of Planning, Design and Construction

Director, National Charrette Institute

Area of Expertise:

Community engagement, placemaking, transportation and walkability.


Bachelors: Bachelor in environmental science from the University of Alabama.
Masters: Master of urban & regional planning from Michigan State University.

Affiliated Programs/Initiatives/Projects:

Holly Madill is the director of the National Charrette Institute at Michigan State University. Previously at MSU, she assisted both the Planning & Zoning Center at MSU and the Land Policy Institute in research and outreach projects related to land use, placemaking and strategic growth.

Over the course of the last 20 years, Madill has developed a diverse set of skills, while coordinating and leading projects around a wide range of topics for the private, nonprofit, institutional and public sectors. She specializes in community engagement, placemaking, transportation and walkability, as well as development of trainings, surveys (including analysis) and proposals. She is a trainer for the MSU Extension Citizen Planner Program and the Zoning Administrator Certificate Program.

Madill is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and holds certificates from the National Charrette Institute and Form-Based Codes Institute. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Alabama and a Master's degree in Urban & Regional Planning from Michigan State University.

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