Mr. Brizuela joined MSA’s Planning Department at the end of 2015 after intern and contract work with the Engineering and Planning Departments of the City of Hemet. His previous experience includes work for the Cities of Temecula and Perris. As Assistant Planner for MSA, he works closely with clients and Project Managers to ensure a timely submittal and quality entitlement process, while also managing sub-consultant and agency interactions. His other responsibilities include specific plan writing, CEQA document research, and preparing GIS exhibits for presentations and senior staff. Having worked in the public sector for multiple municipal agencies, he understands the importance of a close working relationship between local government, developers, and the public. Mr. Brizuela’s work in the public sector includes counter assistance, field work, grant writing, staff report and ordinance writing, participation in development review committees, and presenting at commission and council meetings. With his firm understanding of city government, land use policies, and general plan and zoning regulations, Mr. Brizuela produces quality reports, plans, and exhibits that are both communicative and effective.