Don't tell me about having or needing a colorful/diverse background to be a planner, I just have it:
Covering many threads -
Lived in NJ, UT, TX, CO(lived at 10,000 elev), IN
started in Landscape Architecture, finished in Geography, MURP, EMI (Emmitsburg, MD)
BP (Before Planning) -
Shipyard (pipefitter), Oilfield (wireline), Resort (beach & ski), Utility (sewer), Volunteer Firefighter/EMT, etc...
Planning Experience -
State Trails Program, Comp Plans, Census, LEPC, NFIP-CRS, AICP, etc...
10 yrs w/ same city, 10 yrs sober, ride a bicycle, and have a connection to Canada.