Walter Lane is responsible for all of Somerset County’s planning efforts, as well as the Office of Solid Waste Management, Agriculture Development Board, the county’s Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Somerset County Energy Council. Previously he had served as a supervising transportation planner, principal planner and senior community planner for the county. He has more than 20 years of land use, regional planning and transportation planning experience and has managed numerous award-winning projects. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey County Planners Association and the Somerset County Business Partnership. He has served on the APA-NJ Executive Committee and is a past chair of the Regional Transportation Advisory Committee at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.