Committees: Fire / Rescue / OEM; Library; Environmental; Courts; Beautification; Animal Control; Union Hotel Development
Jeffrey P. Doshna, PhD AICP is a professional planner, Assistant Professor, and Chair of the Department of Planning and Community Development at Temple University. He teaches courses in community and economic development, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and supervises the graduate planning studio. His primary research area is community economic development with a focus on community development finance.
He has served multiple terms on Flemington’s Planning Board since 2006, supporting the creation of its affordable housing element, its sustainability element, as well as the latest revision to the Borough’s Master Plan in 2010. He was Chair of the Flemington Environmental Commission in 2008, authored Flemington’s Natural Resource Inventory (2010), and led the effort for Flemington’s initial Bronze-level certification within the Sustainable Jersey Program (2011).
Jeff earned a Bachelor’s in Economics from The Johns Hopkins University, a Master of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers, and a PhD in Planning and Public Policy, also from Rutgers. He has been on the Board of Trustees of the Flemington Jewish Community Center since 1998, serving for 11 years as the congregation’s President. He has lived on Main Street for the past 22 years with his sons Noah, Benjamin, and Samuel.