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The LAF Board of Directors is a diverse group who bring experience and insights from landscape architecture practice, academia, industry, allied professions, and the nonprofit sector.

Executive Committee

  • Roberto Rovira
    Roberto Rovira Professor, Florida International University, Miami, FL 
  • Michael Grove
    Michael Grove Principal, Sasaki , Boston, MA 
  • Kofi Boone smiles in front of trees
    Kofi Boone University Faculty Scholar and Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 
  • Sierra Bainbridge
    Sierra Bainbridge MASS Design Group, Boston, MA 
  • Alexa Bush
    Alexa Bush Program Officer, The Kresge Foundation, Detroit, MI 
  • Connie Chung
    Connie Chung Managing Principal, HR&A Advisors, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Alma Du Solier
    Alma Du Solier Studio Director, Hood Studio, Oakland, CA 
  • Alpa Nawre
    Alpa Nawre Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 
  • Elaine Kearney smiles
    Elaine Kearney Managing Principal, TBG, San Antonio, TX 
  • Signe Nielsen
    Signe Nielsen Founding Principal, MNLA, New York, NY 

Directors

  • Austin Allen 600 x 600
    Austin Allen Principal, DesignJones, LLC, New Orleans, LA 
  • Natalia Beard
    Natalia Beard Principal, SWA Group, Houston, TX 
  • Keith Bowers
    Keith Bowers President and Founder, Biohabitats, Charleston, SC 
  • Jim Burnett 600 x 600
    Jim Burnett President, Office of Jim Burnett (OJB), San Diego, CA 
  • Mark Carlos 600 x 600
    Mark Carlos Vice President, Managing Director, BrightView Design, Orange County, CA 
  • Sandra Nam Cioffi smiles
    Sandra Nam Cioffi Founding Principal, Ink Landscape Architects, Scarsdale, NY 
  • Keiko Cramer
    Keiko Tsuruta Cramer Principal, WRT, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Gonzalo Cruz smiles
    Gonzalo Cruz Design Principal, AECOM, New York, NY 
  • Jennifer Engelke 600 x 600
    Jennifer Engelke PhD Candidate, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
  • Rob Gray smiles
    Rob Gray Principal, Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, Kansas City, MO 
  • Clarence Lacy smiles
    Clarence Lacy Project Director, RIOS, Los Angeles, CA 
  • B. Scott LaMont smiles
    B. Scott LaMont Chief Executive Officer & Principal, EDSA, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
  • Headshot of Alexis Landes
    Alexis C. Landes Managing Principal, SCAPE, New York, NY 
  • Lauren Leighty smiles
    Lauren Leighty Principal, SmithGroup, Ann Arbor, MI 
  • Emily McCoy
    Emily McCoy Associate, Design Workshop, Raleigh, NC 
  • Jade Paul smiles
    Jade Paul Principal, Jacobs, Chicago, IL 
  • Richard Roarke
    Richard Roark Partner, OLIN, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Steve Schepers smiles
    Steve Schepers National Account Manager, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Grand Rapids, MI 
  • Margie Simmons
    Margie Simmons CEO, Landscape Forms, Kalamazoo, MI 
  • Trinity Simons 600 x 600
    Trinity Simons Executive Director, Mayors' Institute on City Design, Washington, DC 
  • Gary Sorge smiles
    Gary Sorge Vice President, Stantec, New York, NY 
  • Roana Tirado-600 x 600
    Roana Tirado Project Manager, Associate, HOK, San Francisco, CA 
  • Ernest C. Wong
    Ernest C. Wong Founder and Principal, site, Chicago, IL 

Ex Officio Representatives

  • FPO
    Eugenia Martin American Society of Landscape Architects, Columbus, OH 
  • FPO
    David N. Myers Associate Professor, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 

LAF is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that provide financial support towards fulfilling our mission to support the preservation, improvement, and enhancement of the environment.

Much of what LAF is able to accomplish would not be possible without the thought leadership and financial investment of our major supporters, including ASLA, which provides over $125,000 of in-kind support annually.

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