Katherine Bragdon, AICP

Senior Land Use Planner

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Ms. Bragdon provides support to Marstel-Day’s encroachment management work with the Marine Corps and Navy. Her work includes the development of Mission Sustainment Engagement Plans for the Navy. She also contributes to the Lowcountry Joint Land Use Studies, evaluating land uses on Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort and Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, and within local communities.

Ms. Bragdon has over twenty years of experience in land use planning and environmental policy. Her work in environmental policy began as an associate fellow with the Army Environmental Policy Institute where she helped prepare the Army environmental program’s budget request to Congress. Prior to joining Marstel-Day, Ms. Bragdon was the community planner and energy manager for the U.S. Air Force at Moron Air Base in Spain. She led the base master plan update and spearheaded a variety of energy projects, including energy audits of key facilities and implementation of a new asset management program. Ms. Bragdon previously worked as the deputy director of land use review for the City of New York Department of City Planning. She also served as a principal planner for the Town of Southampton, NY. Ms. Bragdon led logistics for the American Heritage Rivers Symposium, sponsored by the Department of the Army and held at Georgia State University.

Ms. Bragdon holds a BA in sociology from Vanderbilt University and an MCP from The Georgia Institute of Technology. Her master’s degree thesis was on the siting process for landfills.