Meet the Planning Team
Brad GlassPlanning DirectorPhone: 518-465-6066Brad coordinates the development review process in the City of Albany and acts as the principal staff for the City of Albany’s Planning Board. Brad was the project manager for ReZone Albany, which modernized the City’s zoning code, making it easier to invest in sustainable, appropriate development in the City of Albany. Brad earned a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Albany. In his free time, he likes to travel and take photographs of buildings and urban landscapes.
Erin GlennonDeputy DirectorPhone: 518-465-6066
Poulomi SenPlannerPhone: 518-434-6066Poulomi Sen earned her master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning at UAlbany, and during that time she also worked in the Office of Campus Planning. Prior to coming to this country, she worked in India as a Project Manager for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., where she oversaw the facility planning involving flow of traffic, people and materials around company facilities.
“In some ways, it was exactly like planning, but that work was driven by the revenues and profit margins. The planning I do now is people driven and focused on improving the quality of life in Albany.”
In her job, Poulomi reviews café permits, small cell wireless applications, and has taken the lead on projects such as the Walk America grant, the Linkage Grant, Shoreline Stabilization Project along the Hudson River, and is assisting in the redevelopment of Brownfield Opportunity Areas. “I enjoy seeing projects through from beginning to end. You learn so much that way, and I’m learning all the time.”
Outside of work Poulomi has less serious plans. She loves being silly with her children and hopes that she can finally learn to play the ukulele soon.