James Arthur Jemison named as Boston's Chief of Planning
April 15, 2022
'Mayor Michelle Wu today appointed James Arthur Jemison II as the City’s inaugural Chief of Planning. In this role, Jemison returns to Boston with the charge to advance the Mayor’s vision for planning that creates a more equitable, resilient, transit-oriented, and affordable city, and aligning development with those goals. Jemison will coordinate and direct all City plans, land use directives, and all related development policies and processes. He will begin his new role in late May.'