Your Instructors

Lynn Markham is a land use specialist. Markham has a M.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Oregon. Her extension work focuses on land use tools and techniques to protect drinking water, lakes and streams; zoning and boards of adjustment/appeals; and sustainable communities. To assist communities, Markham provides research-based information, policy options and community case studies.


Rebecca Roberts is a land use specialist. She has a Master’s in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois. Roberts provides training workshops for plan commissions, zoning boards and other local land use officials. She also assists communities with comprehensive planning, public participation, plan implementation and the fiscal impacts of land use decisions.