Michael Stamm Jr. is the Director of the Planning and Economic Development Division for the City of Pembroke Pines and has been with the City since 2004. His Division is responsible for short range and long range planning, economic development, commercial landscaping and maintaining the City's Geographic Information System (GIS). The Division also operates a Planning internship program, which provides valuable work experience for degree seeking students. Mr. Stamm is the staff liaison on the City's Economic Development Board and in 2011 he was appointed to Board of Directors of the Miramar-Pembroke Pines Chamber of Commerce. He is also the Vice Chair of Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward Alliance Partners Council and a member of the Alliance’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Stamm served as a research assistant at the School's Visual Planning Technology Lab where he worked on variety of projects including: Florida International University Mobile Home Inventory, Port of Fort Pierce Master Plan, Florida Department of Transportation State Road 40 Feasibility Study, and redistricting options for Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, and Palm Beach County. He was also an Associate in Research at the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions at FAU where he worked on the GIS components of centers projects. These projects include: Florida Department of Transportation Noise Barrier Inventory Geodatabase, Broward County's Boat Facility Sighting Plan, Greenacres population Study, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Districting, the South Florida Regional Indicators study and the Economics of Beaches for the Florida Department of Community Affairs.
In addition to his municipal work, Mr. Stamm teaches the undergraduate course entitled Introduction to Visual Planning Technology. The course introduces students to GIS as well as a variety of computer programs used in the field of planning. He also works as a consultant for GIS related projects conducted through the Schools VPT Lab. Mr. Stamm is a FAU alumnus with a Bachelors degree in Public Management and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning.