Anna Grider, Metro Nashville Planning Department
Anna Grider is a Community Planner for the Metro Nashville Planning Department where she specializes in long-range planning and the community visioning process. Her passion is public engagement, particularly through the Planning Department’s design charrette process, where she tailors the visioning exercises to the needs of each community.
A native of Nottingham, England, Anna has spent 19 years in the US. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Geography from the University of Sheffield, England and a Master’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to moving to Nashville in 2016, Anna worked for the Planning Departments of the City of Broken Arrow and the City of Oklahoma City, and for the Institute for Quality Communities at University of Oklahoma. Anna lives with her husband, two children and Fig the dog in East Nashville.