Pamela Sweet


Vice President at FoTenn Consultants

Pamela is a Vice President at FoTenn and is well known and highly respected in the Ottawa and Canadian planning community. She brings over 30 years of extensive experience in land use planning, policy development, transportation planning, and public consultation.

Prior to joining FoTenn Consultants Inc. in 2001, Pamela was the Director of Policy and Infrastructure Planning with the Region of Ottawa-Carleton. She also served as Director of Planning, Cumberland Township, and worked for the City of Gloucester and the Ontario Ministry of Housing.

At FoTenn, Pamela has been project leader for a variety of public and private sector projects. She has been project manager for the preparation of Master Plans and Land Use Studies for federal lands in the National Capital as well as other Canadian cities. The completion of the General Plan and Zoning By-Law for the City of Iqaluit which she managed, has been an exciting and rewarding opportunity in the Arctic.

Providing planning advice and community plans for private sector clients and expert testimony at the Ontario Municipal Board complements her consulting experience. Recently she worked on the award-winning Core Area and Capital District Plan and the Sustainable Subdivision for the Capital City of Iqaluit. She was responsible for the preparation of the Mer Bleue Community Design Plan in Ottawa, as well as Sustainable Community Principles for the City of North Bay.

Pamela's experience, project management skills and enthusiasm for the planning profession, allow her to approach projects in an integrated fashion while providing innovative solutions and superior plans to the client. She enjoys being a mentor for young planners and is often asked to speak at conferences and planning events.

Pamela is actively involved in community organizations. She served as President of the Canadian Institute of Planners (1984-85) and was made a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners in 2001. Pamela recently sat on the Board of Directors for the Ottawa International Airport Authority (2001-2010) and serves as a Trustee on the Ottawa Public Library Board.


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