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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

  • Stephanie Rolley
    Stephanie Rolley Professor and Department Head, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 
  • Lisa Switkin
    Lisa Tziona Switkin Senior Principal, James Corner Field Operations, New York, NY 
  • Adam Greenspan
    Adam Greenspan Partner, PWP Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, CA 
  • Kofi Boone
    Kofi Boone Associate Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 
  • Elen Deming
    M. Elen Deming Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 
  • Brian Jencek
    Brian Jencek Director of Plannin, HOK, San Francisco, CA 
  • Richard Heriford
    Richard E. Heriford President, Landscape Forms, Kalamazoo, MI 
  • Monte Wilson
    Monte Wilson Director, Jacobs Engineering, Atlanta, GA 
  • Jim Manskey
    Jim Manskey President, TBG Partners, Dallas, TX 

Directors

  • Sierra Bainbridge
    Sierra Bainbridge Sr. Principal & Managing Director, MASS Design Group, Boston, MA 
  • Natalia Beard
    Natalia Beard Principal, SWA Group, Houston, TX 
  • Rebecca Bradley
    Rebecca Bradley Co-Founder and Design Principal, Cadence, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
  • FPO
    Ignacio Bunster-Ossa Landscape Architecture Practice Leader, Americas, AECOM, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Richard Centolella
    Rich Centolella Principal, EDSA, Baltimore, MD 
  • Po Chen
    Po-Sun Chen Vice President, Brightview Landscapes, Irvine, CA 
  • Alma Du Solier
    Alma Du Solier Studio Director, Hood Design Studio, Oakland, CA 
  • FPO
    Tim Duggan Founding Principal, Phronesis, Kansas City, MO 
  • Dorothy Faris
    Dorothy Faris Principal, Mithun, Seattle, WA 
  • Skip Graffam
    Skip Graffam Partner, OLIN, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Stephanie Grigsby
    Stephanie Grigsby Principal, Design Workshop, Lake Tahoe, CA 
  • Michael Grove
    Michael Grove Principal, Sasaki Associates, Watertown, MA 
  • Kendra Hyson
    Kendra Hyson Project Coordinator, Neighborhood Design Center, Hyattsville, MD 
  • Michael Johnson
    Michael Johnson Urban Designer, Smithgroup, Ann Arbor, MI 
  • Diane Jones Allen
    Diane Jones Allen Principal Landscape Architect, DesignJones LLC, New Orleans, LA 
  • Daniel Martin
    Daniel Martin Director of Marketing, Permaloc Corporation, Holland, MI 
  • Deborah Marton
    Deborah Marton Executive Director, New York Restoration Project, New York, NY 
  • Steve McCarter
    Steve McCarter Vice President of Sales, Landscape Products, Inc., Tolleson, AZ 
  • Kate Orff
    Kate Orff Founder, SCAPE, New York, NY 
  • Roberto Rovira
    Roberto Rovira Associate Professor, Florida International University, Miami, FL 
  • Jim Stickley
    Jim Stickley Principal, Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT), San Francisco, CA 
  • Stan Wall
    Stan Wall Partner, HR&A Advisors, Washington, DC 
  • Andrew Zientek
    Andrew Zientek Project Manager, Weiss/Manfredi, New York, NY 

Ex Officio Representatives

  • Nancy Somerville
    Nancy C. Somerville Executive Vice President and CEO, American Society of Landscape Architects, Washington, DC 
  • FPO
    Gregory A. Miller Immediate Past President, American Society of Landscape Architects, Albuquerque, NM 
  • FPO
    Galen Newman Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 

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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