Ms. Gowans is responsible for assisting with the preparation of site plans, plans of subdivision and various concept plans as well as coordinating all aspects of an application process. She graduated from the Urban & Regional Planning, GIS Technician program at Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology in 2018. During her time at Mohawk College, she learned land use planning principles, planning law, process and documentation necessary to create active and sustainable communities. Ms. Gowans is proficient in AutoCAD, and possesses graphics and visualization skills needed to turn ideas into plans.
Ms. Gowans is passionate about creating sustainable communities through effective planning techniques and principles. She has a longstanding interest in urban issues and the impact of the urban environment on human behaviours and quality of neighbourhoods. Her goal is to make cities sustainable through effective planning, environmental design, efficient transportation systems, complete streets, and walkable communities.
In her free time, Ms. Gowans enjoys watching CFL games, travelling, and supporting local restaurants and coffee shops.