Michael Hathorne is a land planner and urbanist. His experience includes areas such as community design,
land use analysis, property acquisition, land entitlements, code writing, long range land planning, land use policy,
and community/architecture design review. His general areas of skill and ability include project management, negotiation, teaching and public relations. Areas of professional specialty and interest include New Urbanism, Transit-Oriented Development and Form-Based Code.
Michael served as Chairman of the Local Host Committee which oversaw the organization and planning efforts
for the national conference (CNU 21) of the Congress for the New Urbanism, which was held in Salt Lake City in 2013. He serves on the Board of Directors for CNU Utah. Michael also teaches urban planning and design courses in the City & Metropolitan Planning Department at the University of Utah. He has taught at Arizona State University and Brigham Young University.