Alison Becker, AICP is a Senior Advisor to Councilmember Buscaino. She has more than two decades of experience in community economic development and enjoys working with, and learning from the communities that she serves. She became a certified City Planner in 2008. She holds a Masters degree in Urban Planning from UCLA and a Bachelors degree in the History from Clark University. When not having fun at work, Alison lives in a 109-year old stone house with her family and too many pets in NELA’s famous Highland Park.