Mr. Amdal continues to lend his experience and expertise in transportation infrastructure development, urban planning, historic preservation and community design to the reconstruction efforts ongoing in the City of New Orleans. He has served as a professional advisor to the District 5 Recovery Steering Committee for the greater Lakeview community post-Katrina. Currently, Mr. Amdal is contributing to UNO’s efforts regarding the formulation and implementation of the Unified New Orleans Plan with a special emphasis on community services and facilities. He also maintains long-standing professional relationships with key decision makers in New Orleans (City Council, City Planning Commission) as well as the LA Department of Transportation and Development and the Regional Planning Commission. In late 2005 and early 2006 he participated in various Bring New Orleans Back Commission committees and subcommittees: infrastructure; land use; historic preservation. Mr. Amdal currently serves as Chairman of the New Orleans Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission.