Winterbrook responded to an urgent request by Oregon Harbor of Hope to coordinate and address the land use needs for OHOH’s planned Navigation Center at the Broadway Bridge.
Winterbrook planners are actively engaged in the communities we serve – as leaders in professional, non-profit, and neighborhood planning activities. We apply creative problem-solving skills to help resolve complex issues before they reach the boiling point, and in providing expert testimony in contested case proceedings. We advocate effectively for a diverse range of clients.
“You provide your professional expertise often in a volunteer capacity and I greatly appreciate that. Thank you for your service.” Amanda Fritz, Portland City Commissoner
Working largely on a pro bono basis, Winterbrook successfully opposed a subdivision that would have impacted wetlands within the Neskowin Coastal Hazards Overlay Zone.
Winterbrook Senior Planner Ben Schonberger is on the board of Housing Land Advocates, a non-profit advocacy organization that encourages land use policies supporting affordable housing.
Winterbrook assisted in the preparation of the “Plan de Desarrollo Turístico” for the Tayasal Peninsula community and archeological site near the historic city of Flores, in Petén, Guatemala.
Principal Tim Brooks served on the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Board for 20 years, including 4 years as its President. Among many community building projects, Tim was a lead organizer of the Belmont Street Fair and the Blair Community Garden.
Principal Greg Winterowd served on the OAPA board from 2007-2011. As president, he represented OAPA before the state legislature and planning policy committees. Greg also served on the executive committee of APA's Latinos and Planning Division.