Erika Rhett, AICP
Erika has more than 14 years of experience working in the public sector, including comprehensive planning, rural lands, and shoreline master programs.
Prior to joining BERK, she worked as a Senior Planner at the City of Bellevue. Erika served as the Outreach Plan Manager for the Comprehensive Plan Update completed in 2015. She also served as the SEPA Review Project Manager for the same project. For the City of Renton, she managed the VISION 2040 Award-winning Sunset Area Community Planned Action EIS. This Plan was NEPA and SEPA compliant, and won the 2013 Governor’s Smart Communities Award.
Erika has presented at numerous APA and other land use planning conferences since 2012. She has been published by the APA Urban Design and Preservation Division, and has led conference sessions and webinars on a variety of topics.
Equally at home in the city or the back country, Erika boasts excellent skills in both parallel parking and making campfires. A native Washingtonian, she loves exploring the trails, sidewalks, and beaches of the Puget Sound region and geeking-out on board games with her fiance Dan. You might also find her telling stories, playing tennis, or feeding her three children who never. stop. eating.