Planning Commissioners


Gary Canter

Mr. Canter is originally from Virginia and is a graduate of Virginia Tech where he
received his bachelor’s degree in Geography. Upon graduation he was
commissioned as an officer in the United States Army and served with the Corps
of Engineers both overseas and in the United States. He has worked in the
government and private sectors as an Environmental, Health and Safety
Professional for the past 27 years and is also a graduate from City University with
a Master of Business Administration.
Mr. Canter has lived in Duluth since 1998 and has served at every position within
the Commission during his tenure.


Alana Moss

Ms. Moss is a professional technical writer currently employed at ADP, Inc. Resident of Duluth of since 1985. Public Service experience includes: City of Duluth Planning Commission since 2012, volunteer for the Duluth Fall Festival since 1998, Windsor Gate Homeowners Association since 1993, City of Duluth Zoning Board of Appeals (1999-2012).

B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University.

M.S. in Technical and Professional Communication from Southern Polytechnic State University.

Miguel A. Figueroa

Sr. Financial Analyst with 29 years of experience in Accounting, Budget and Finance in the transportation industry.  Resident of the City of Duluth since 2007. Graduate from the City of Duluth L.E.A.D. Academy in 2009 and have participated in various Citizens for Budget Committees of the City of Duluth.
B.B.A in Accounting and Finance from Catholic University of P.R.

Ray Williams- Bio Pending

Robert L. Pennington