Danielle Gallet - Staff member - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Danielle Gallet

Danielle joined MPC’s team in January of 2015. She is a water resource strategist and urban planner with more than 14 years of project and business management experience. As a manager, she builds MPC’s initiatives in the fields of Stormwater Management, Water Supply Management and Innovative Infrastructure Delivery. Her work centers around regional water planning efforts—which include leading MPC's Action Agenda for water tackling water supply issues, facilitating the Calumet Stormwater Collaborative, providing technical assistance and support to various initiatives including the Northwest Water Planning Alliance and leading research and policy measures aimed at producing effective solutions that address current issues related to water planning, management, financing and infrastructure.

Prior to MPC, Danielle worked for the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) where she produced research and reports, developed tools and managed pilot projects to support sustainable water resource planning and management. She was also a team member at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and helped develop the Water 2050 plan. Previous to her work in water and planning, Danielle worked in the private equity field for seven years, which provides her with a unique perspective on the relationship between financial markets, the built environment and natural resource management.

Danielle is a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) where she sits on AWWA’s national Water Loss Control Committee and serves as Chair of the Water Efficiency Committee for the Illinois Section. She is also a member of the American Planning Association (APA) and sits on its national Water Taskforce. Danielle has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and a Masters Degree in Urban Planning and Policy.

With a background in contemporary dance, she is a fan of the performing arts, and enjoys running, backpacking and skiing. She is an avid traveler.


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