Charlie Deans is the principal of CommunityByDesign, an urban planning and design firm with offices in Santa Fe and Tucson. He has a B.S. in Natural Resources and a Masters in Landscape Architecture. Deans specializes in working with communities seeking to enhance their built and natural environment that strengthens their economic vitality. He is the Urban Planning Program Associate for New Mexico MainStreet and is a member of the New Mexico Arts & Cultural Districts State Council.