Assistant Vice Chancellor Emily Marthinsen, UC Berkeley’s Campus Planner, heads the office of Physical and Environmental Planning (PEP). She is responsible for the campus design review process, coordination with the City of Berkeley related to planning issues and the implementation of the 2020 Long Range Development Plan.
Marthinsen joined UCB Capital Projects in 2000 as Principal Planner responsible for surge (relocation) planning. She is a licensed Architect in California and has almost thirty years of relevant work experience at UC Berkeley and with design and planning firms in San Francisco, Berkeley, Washington, DC., and Alexandria, Virginia. Marthinsen is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Society for Campus and University Planning (SCUP).
Emily and Bill are long-time members of Congregation Beth El in Berkeley. They have three grown children—two live in the East Bay, one in Israel.