Mrs. Quan-Schecter brings over 20 years of planning, revitalization and development experience in both the private and public sectors to her work at the City of Fresno. Currently, she oversees the departments of Information Services, Transportation and Airports, is involved in strategic planning citywide, and is pivotal in iconic projects such as Fresno’s High Speed Rail (HSR) Station and Fulton Mall.
Prior to her position as Assistant City Manager, Mrs. Quan-Schecter served as the Deputy City Manager where she was instrumental in the Fulton Street Reconstruction Project. That project was awarded a $16 million federal TIGER construction grant and she was able to assist the City in successfully defending two lawsuits against the project. Mrs. Quan-Schecter has also negotiated numerous agreements for the City, including joint use agreements with Fresno and Central Unified School Districts to expand Fresno’s open space and the Police Department’s Central Substation lease. Prior to her time in the City Manager’s Office, she was the Urban Planning Specialist with the City’s Downtown and Community Revitalization Department where she served as the project manager for the Fresno HSR Station Area Master Plan, Downtown Neighborhoods Community Plan, Fulton Corridor Specific Plan, the Downtown Development Code and she oversaw the environmental clearance process for the Fulton Mall Reconstruction Project.
Prior to joining the City of Fresno, Mrs. Quan-Schecter was the owner and principal planner of Planning Resource Associates, Inc., and spent six years at the California Department of Transportation, where she gained experience in transportation planning and modeling. She also served for five years on the Tower District Design Review Committee and co-authored the Tower District Specific Plan Design Guidelines, regulating site planning, urban design, and architecture in Fresno’s Tower District.
Mrs. Quan-Schecter was raised in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State University and her Master of Business Administration from California State University – Fresno. Mrs. Quan-Schecter is married to Dr. David Schecter and has two sons.