District Councils

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District and National Councils are at the heart of ULI: they deliver the ULI mission at the local level.

Marilee Utter, Executive Vice President, ULI District/National Councils

District Councils deliver the ULI mission at the local level. They engage local members through developing various ULI priority programs, hosting educational forums, and convening events such as special initiative conferences keyed to the release of publications like Emerging Trends in Real Estate and the annual Infrastructure report. By conducting community outreach programs and providing industry expertise to community leaders, District Councils focus on opportunities to foster collaboration locally and build healthy, sustainable communities.


Member Impact Map


Visit the Member Impact Map to explore the programming and initiatives being implemented in ULI’s District/National Councils.

From Our District Councils

District Councils Create Impact at the Local Level

ULI Tour de Toronto

This collection of 28 stories demonstrates how ULI members delivered the Institute's mission in their cities in 2014…

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YLG Australia Gains Momentum and Launches Ideas Competition

YLG Australia members meet with YLG Japan members before the Asia Pacific Summit.

Relatively new to the YLG network, YLG in Australia is gaining momentum, growing its membership, and is launching…

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2015 ULI Florida Summit Biggest and Best Yet

ULI Florida Summit 2015

Five hundred top real estate practitioners from across Florida convened on June 4-5 at the Sawgrass Marriott in…

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Story of Impact: LA River and Rail

ULI Los Angeles - River Report

Los Angeles wants to reclaim its river, but an ambitious vision for a restored, revitalized waterway authored by…

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The Impact of UrbanPlan


UrbanPlan is a realistic, engaging, and academically demanding classroom-based curriculum in which students learn about the fundamental forces…

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2015 Resilience Grant Opportunity

The ULI Foundation and the Center for Urban Resilience is offering a grant opportunity to District Councils planning…

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Marilee Utter
Executive Vice President,
District/Nationals Councils
Phone: 303-534-6620

Heidi Sweetnam
Senior Vice President,
District/Nationals Councils
Phone: 202-624-7170

Iskra Marinova
Senior Associate,
District/Nationals Councils
Phone: 202-624-7161

Emily Vaughan
Senior Associate,
District/Nationals Councils
Phone: 202-624-7128

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