Princeton partner Richard Goldman spoke at PlanSmart New Jersey’s 44th Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Richard is Chairman of the Board of Directors for PlanSmart NJ, an independent, non-profit civic planning and research organization committed to improving the quality of community life through the advancement of sound land use planning and regional cooperation. He welcomed guests, thanked trustees and staff and spoke about the importance of balanced planning principles and policy to quality of life, the environment and the economy in New Jersey.

Approximately 250 land use planners, business leaders, public officials, academic and non-profit leaders attended the dinner, which celebrated six innovative projects and people from throughout NJ in the areas of regional & community development, economic development, resource efficiency, environment and regional equity.