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Keith Cubic

Posted in: About Us by Eric Sopp on September 15, 2009

Keith L. Cubic is Planning Director for Douglas County. He is an active participant in statewide planning issues related to Oregon’s land use planning program. Keith has been an advocate for rural lands management and planning throughout his career.

Keith has been President of the Association of Oregon County Planning Directors (AOCPD) three times, 1982, 1997 and 2006. Keith was twice the President of the National Association of County Planners (NACP) 1994 and 2002 and currently serves on their Board of Directors. He is a charter member of the American Planning Association (APA) and the County Planning Division. In 2005, Keith received the Oregon Chapter APA Distinguished Leadership by a Professional Planner award. His local program has received special recognition for its customer service focus and he has spoken at National APA conferences on how to achieve effective planning programs. Keith is a graduate of Portland State University and has continued his education and professional development through postgraduate studies at the University of Oregon and numerous workshops and seminars.

Keith believes one of the greatest gifts you can give someone is a foundation for the future and to implement that belief promotes professional development for planners including leading workshops on leadership, customer service and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Keith served as an elected member of the Roseburg School Board for 18 years. He is a Certified High School and College Soccer Referee, and a youth sports coach. Keith has also been involved with Scouting for over 40 years and in 2000 received one of scouting’s highest awards the Silver Beaver Award for distinguished service to youth. Keith and his wife, Barbara, have three grown children and four grandchildren.