Midkiff & Associates, Inc. has a diverse staff of employees that will provide you the utmost in professionalism and personal attention. 

Gary Midkiff

Gary D. Midkiff

Principal Planner — Gary graduated from the University of Georgia with a major in Forest management and a minor in recreational planning. Gary has over 30 years in planning, permitting, and public/private administration, including 7 years at TRPA (5 years as Assistant Director and 2 years as Acting Director), and over 22 years as a private consultant providing permitting assistance and project facilitation at Lake Tahoe. Gary has extensive experience and contacts throughout the Tahoe Basin, including permitting many projects (public and private) through the TRPA, NV and CA State Lands, NTRPA, and US Army Corps of Engineers. Gary started Midkiff & Associates, Inc. in 1990.


Nick D. Exline

Senior Planner — Nick received his Bachelor of Sciences degrees from the University of Nevada in Biology and Geography in 2003. Following graduation from the University of Nevada he moved to Monterey, California and began working with Land Watch Monterey and Watt and Associates. While working toward a master's degree with an emphasis on economics, he spent two and a half years as a planner for Washoe County, Nevada. He worked extensively on planning issues in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe including: affordable housing, creation of general improvement districts, single family additions/modifications, and contributed to Incline Village Area Plans. In May, 2008 he received a master's degree in Land Use Planning from the University of Nevada. Nick joined Midkiff & Associates Inc. in 2008.

Pam Jimenez

Melissa Bickenbach

Associate Planner II — Melissa received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University in 2007.  Following graduation she worked as a Planner at Latitude 33 Planning and Engineering in San Diego, California for 3 years.  While there she researched and interpreted city and community plans, land use development code, collected field data and assisted in overall project management and much more.  Melissa also brings her knowledge of construction project management to our firm, including change orders, working with subcontractors, bids, etc.  She joined Midkiff & Associates, Inc. in 2013.

Pam Jimenez

Pam Jimenez

Accounting Manager — Pam is responsible for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Insurance coverage, claims and more. With over 25 years of accounting experience including some client's of her own.  She excels in small business accounting, payroll, and non-profits.  Pam graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is actively involved in the community as a parent, volunteer, event planner and board member.