URBAN PLANNING, CPTED & NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY COORDINATOR SPECIALIST
Elisabeth Miller, MCIP, is an urban planner with the City of Saskatoon with a specialty in urban safety and SafeGrowth®. She also does private consulting. Currently Elisabeth is the Neighborhood Safety Coordinator responsible for implementing SafeGrowth® training and working with communities to identify issues, carry out risk assessments and safety audits, public engagement, and the implementation of safety recommendations. Elisabeth is also certified as an Advanced CPTED Practitioner by the International CPTED Association (ICA) and chairs the City of Saskatoon's CPTED Review Committee which is a partnership of various civic departments.
As of 2008, CPTED reviews are mandatory on all civic and civic sponsored projects, structures, facilities and developments. Elisabeth is also responsible fro organizing and co-teaching CPTED courses to ensure that civic staff, and other interested parties outside of the organization, are appropriately trained. To date, ten courses have been conducted in Saskatoon and over 200 people trained.
Elisabeth is also an active member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and was instrumental in the collation and publication of CIP's A Kid's Guide to Building Great Communities: A Manual for Planners and Educators. Elisabeth views SafeGrowth®/CPTED process as an important crossover with urban planning and an excellent vehicle for engaging children and youth in their community.
Elisabeth is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.