Eric VonBerg, MRP
Director for Administration and Finance
Mr. VonBerg has 30 years of experience in land use, environmental, and transportation planning at the local, county, regional, and state level with a focus on the San Joaquin Valley. His most recent responsibilities include managing Rincon’s Fresno office and leading Rincon’s planning and environmental services for the San Joaquin Valley. Current and completed projects include the award-winning Kerman General Plan Update, Background Report, and EIR; City of San Joaquin, Selma, and Reedley Zoning Code updates, Downtown Bakersfield Vision Plan PEIR, and; Bakersfield General Plan Update Strategy, and Contract Planner for City of San Joaquin and Madera, and providing CEQA services for Reedley and Merced County. He has worked both in the public sector and private sector during his career supporting and processing development projects. He is currently part of the Mintier Harnish team preparing a housing needs report for the San Joaquin Valley managed by FCOG, managing the REAP Housing project for MCTC, and working with the 13 smaller cities in Fresno County to promote housing and equitable transportation projects under the FCOG Circuit Planning and Engineering Program.
His broader experience includes working on the City of Fresno General Plan adopted in 2014 as City staff, the San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Integration Project, the California High-Speed Rail, and numerous highway projects as a Senior Planner and Office Chief for Caltrans Central Region Environmental. He is currently a member of the FCOG RTP/SCS Roundtable representing the Valley Planners Network and their Measure C Renewal Committee. Eric’s education includes a BA in Social Ecology from U.C. Irvine, a Masters in Regional Planning from UMASS Amherst, and one year abroad studying landscape planning at the University of Hannover, Germany.