Filmmaker, author, and cultural commentator
Former professor of communication at Pepperdine University and President of Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. Produced and directed a documentary, Purple State of Mind & unCommon Sounds. In addition to serving on the festival jury, Craig serves as special advisor to Better Cities Film Festival.
PRESIDENT/CEO OF THE CONGRESS FOR THE NEW URBANISM
Lynn Richards is President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism. An internationally recognized speaker and leader on New Urbanism, Richards has presented on a range of topics, including economic development, highway removal and transformation, suburban retrofit, green infrastructure, and New Urbanism trends. Previously, Richards had a long and distinguished career at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), holding multiple leadership roles over 13 years including Acting Director and Policy Director in the Office of Sustainable Communities.