Former Planning Coordinator, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department
Historic West End Initiative Director, Charlotte Center City Partners
Alysia D. Osborne joined Charlotte Center City Partners as Director of Historic West End in October 2015. In this role, Osborne works closely with neighborhood stakeholders and local businesses, coordinating Charlotte Center City Partners’ efforts to create and implement a vision for a strong neighborhood center that preserves and enhances existing neighborhood assets while attracting new investment.
Osborne joins CCCP from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, where she has worked for eight years as a Planning Coordinator in the Long Range Planning Division. Prior to that, she served as a Transportation Planner for the Charlotte Department of Transportation, and as a Planner for the City of Jackson, Miss. She began her career with Parsons Brinkerhoff.
Osborne has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science/Pre-Law from Tougaloo College and a Master of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Planning with an emphasis in Environment/Land Use Law from Jackson State University. She is a certified planner in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a member of the American Planning Association and North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association.
She is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and serves on the National Working Group for ULI’s Healthy Corridors Initiative, Charlotte–District Council Advisory Board, Chair of the Technical Assistance Panel Committee and is an Executive Committee member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. She served as project manager for Charlotte’s Rose Fellowship team in 2010-2011.