Karla A. Ebenbach, AICP, LEED Green Associate
Ms. Ebenbach is a skillful and experienced Urban Planner,
dedicated to supporting communities and clients seeking pathways to a resilient future.
She brings leadership to policy development in support of community resilience, promotes collaborative problem-solving, and offers expertise on an array of urban planning topics. She has maintained AICP certification for over 20 years and holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She is a certified LEED Green Associate.
Ebenbach Consulting LLC is based in Coral Gables, Florida.
"The next generation deserves our action and commitment today to achieving physically, socially and economically resilient communities."
Believing in Partnerships
"I bring valuable cross-sector experience to every project, having served in the public, non-profit and private sectors, and on a variety of project scales.
I appreciate the complexity of - and the opportunities to be found in - our diverse communities."
Elevating the Field
"I aim to advance climate adaptation and mitigation planning. I serve as an elected leader of the 4,200-member Sustainable Communities Division of the American Planning Association, where I was also a contributing author to the 2021 Climate Change Policy Guide and spearheaded an APA National Sustainability & Resilience Series to educate all professional planners. Further, I chaired the recent AICP Task Force that drafted criteria for the new mandatory AICP CM credit in sustainability and resilience . I am also a supporting member of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals, as well as certified as a LEED Green Associate, bringing the latest in green building and land development practices to planning work."