Peter Whittingham

Peter Whittingham, Vice President of CP&A, joined the firm in 2001. Since that time, his background and experience in land use issues and the intricacies of the entitlement process has been brought to bear on behalf of CP&A’s various retail, commercial, office and residential development clients. He also possesses significant expertise in air quality-related issues and brings that knowledge to bear on behalf of numerous companies, trade associations and public agencies as it relates to regulatory and rulemaking issues before the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

Prior to joining CP&A, Peter served as Vice President of Government Affairs for Environmental Mediation, Inc. (EMI), managing a diverse public and private sector client base.

Prior to his work at EMI, he worked for more than 12 years as a Senior Deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, where he was responsible for writing legislative analyses, press releases, speeches and newsletters, and for handling media relations for the Supervisor. Mr. Whittingham also had direct oversight over the management of numerous county departments, with responsibility for the development and implementation of departmental budgets and goal setting. He also served as policy aide to Supervisor Antonovich in his role as a member of the SCAQMD Governing Board.

Mr. Whittingham has served as the Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, was a consultant to Governor Pete Wilson’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and is a past member of the Air and Waste Management Association.

He also served as a member of the Antelope Valley Air Quality Task Force, which worked to create the Antelope Valley Air Pollution Control District (now known as the AVAQMD).

His background includes having served as a reporter with the Glendale News-Press in Glendale, CA and as the Public Information Officer for the City of Glendale’s Parks and Recreation Division.

Mr. Whittingham received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from California State University, Northridge and he served on the Planning Commission for the City of Rancho Santa Margarita from 2010-2013.

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