In remembrance of Loretta Ludemann, director of the Norfolk Housing Authority, past NPZA president and recipient of the 1997 Mitsuo Kawamoto Excellence in Planning Award, NPZA established the Excellence in Planning by a Nebraska Woman Award. Loretta inspired many of Nebraska’s Citizen planners, to involve themselves in community planning and giving their best efforts.
Prior Years Recipients
Becky Lerch, Cuming County Zoning Administrator (2021)
Stacey Hageman, Urban Design Planner, Lincoln/Lancaster Planning Department (2020)
Donna Lynam, Sarpy County Planning & Building Department (2019)