Roshni Saxena is an Assistant Planner with Good City Company. Currently, most of her time is spent in the City of San Carlos providing Assistant Planner services. In this role, she provides counter and telephone service, reviews of architectural drawings for Zoning Ordinance and Municipal Code conformance, conducts site inspections, evaluates projects, and prepares and presents staff reports before committees and commission.
Roshni obtained her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies with a focus upon Environmental Impact Assessment and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from San Jose State University.
In addition to her years of experience in analyzing environmental topics and urban planning, Roshni grew up in San Jose and interned for the City of San Jose’s City Council, allowing her to expand upon her knowledge of the City’s policies and outlooks. In her role as an intern with City Council, Roshni honed her craft for community engagement and development, with primary expertise in working with marginalized communities and handling housing concerns. She organized and hosted many intimate and large-scale community engagement events and interacted with residents to understand the goals and concerns of the community.
While she continues to work with Good City Company and completes her graduate degree, Roshni also volunteers at her local animal shelter and enjoys spending ample time in nature.