Shelby Ferguson is an urban planner who has contributed to area communities since 2008 focusing on redevelopment, growth management, historic preservation and housing. She is a Kansas City Design Week Challenge award winner, where teams were challenged to solve a problem for a local area non-profit. She brings knowledge of urban planning and design to help communities create their visions. She has experience working with underserved communities and uses technology and social media to effectively engage stakeholders. She is an experienced public participation manager, having most recently completed transportation and sustainable corridor work engaging diverse stakeholders.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning and Design from the University of Missouri - Kansas City and a Bachelor’s Degree in Housing and Interior Design from Missouri State University. The Ferguson family welcomed their first son, Porter, in September 2014! She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys her dogs, running, gluten free cooking and baking, D.I.Y. projects, drawing,