City Planning

Staff Directory

David E. White, FAICP

Director of Planning

David has been with the City of Burlington since 1995 serving as the Comprehensive Planner until being appointed the Director of the Planning & Zoning Department from 2007 until its reorganization in 2019.  In his 25+ years of service to the City, David has played a leading role in securing Burlington’s place as one of the country’s most celebrated progressive livable and dynamic small cities.  Today David is reponsible for the overall leadership and management of the Office of City Planning, and serves as a technical and policy resource for city departments, the Mayor, City Council, Planning Commission and other appointed boards. (Bio)

Contact David

dewhite@burlingtonvt.gov   or   802-865-7194

Meagan Tuttle, AICP

Principal Planner for Comprehensive Planning

Meagan joined the City team in 2015 and has been an integral part of the department's long-range planning and implementation including the 2019 planBTV update, the Great Streets Initiative, and the 2019 Housing Summit. She is the lead staff to the Planning Commission and regularly represents the department on multi-departmental efforts. Since June 2021, Meagan also serves as the City's COVID-19 Response Leader, and served as a member of the Analytic Team during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. 

Contact Meagan

mtuttle@burlingtonvt.gov   or   802-865-7193

Nancy Stetson

Senior Policy & Data Analyst

Nancy is the lead data analyst for the City. She manages the BTVstat performance evaluation program, oversees the City’s Open Data Portal, and regularly works with departments to evaluate and identify patterns within City data that lead to progress on high priority goals. She has also been an integral part of the City’s COVID-19 Analytic Team where she maintained the City’s COVID-19 dashboard and the wastewater surveillance program.

Contact Nancy

nstetson@burlingtonvt.gov   or   802-735-8435

Jonathan Larson, Ph.D.

City Data Analyst

Jonathan (Jonno) is an integral part of the City's data team, collecting, analyzing and visualizing data to help identify best practices and support changes to City operations. A major focus of his work is tracking data related to police activity. He also supports the Open Data program, other departments' data projects, and is part of the City's COVID-19 Analytic Team. 

Contact Jonathan

jlarson@burlingtonvt.gov   or   802-735-8460