Raymond Lai, AICP

Executive Director

Raymond Lai joined MCRPC as its Executive Director in early 2020.  He has practiced urban and regional planning for decades in both public and private sectors, for various local governments in Illinois and Missouri and a global consultancy in Asia.  He often was invited as a guest lecturer/panelist at planning workshops, training seminars, and local universities; in addition to giving presentations at national, state, and local planning conferences. 

Raymond holds a B.A. (Advanced) in Regional & Urban Planning from University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and a Master of City & Regional Planning from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

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