John Bucher, AICP, PMP

DRLA Fellow


Building sustainable resilience through community development, climate adaptation, and hazard mitigation is what drives John Bucher. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, John leads Stantec’s Disaster Services Program, coordinating staffing and subject matter expertise for our multiple/ nationwide disaster services contracts supporting state and local governments in their disaster recovery efforts. In his planning work, John helps clients understand how a changing climate will impact their communities and projects. John works with Stantec’s resilience and disaster recovery programs to support both local and national-level clients with planning, climate and hazard vulnerability assessments, policy and program development, community engagement, and grant application preparation.