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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

  • Headshot of Michael Grove
    Michael Grove Principal, Sasaki , Boston, MA
  • Headshot of Alma Du Solier
    Alma Du Solier Studio Director, Hood Design Studio, Oakland, CA
  • Headshot of Roberto Rovira
    Roberto Rovira Professor, Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • Alexa Bush
    Alexa Bush Program Officer, The Kresge Foundation, Detroit, MI
  • Headshot of Elaine Kearney
    Elaine Kearney Managing Principal, TBG, San Antonio, TX
  • Headshot of Alexis Landes
    Alexis C. Landes Managing Principal, SCAPE, New York, NY
  • Headshot of Emily McCoy
    Emily McCoy Principal, Design Workshop, Raleigh, NC
  • Alpa Nawre
    Alpa Nawre Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Headshot of Margie Simmons
    Margie Simmons CEO, Landscape Forms, Kalamazoo, MI

Directors

  • Austin Allen 600 x 600
    Austin Allen Principal, DesignJones, LLC, New Orleans, LA
  • Kofi Boone smiles in front of trees
    Kofi Boone University Faculty Scholar and Professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • 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
  • 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
  • Headshot of Aida Curtis
    Aida M. Curtis President, Curtis + Rogers Design Studio, Miami, FL
  • Headshot of Jerico Farfan
    Jerico Farfan Principal, BrightView Design Group, Orange, CA
  • Headshot of Diana Fernandez Bibeau
    Diana Fernandez Bibeau Deputy Chief of Urban Design for the City of Boston, Boston Planning and Development Agency, Boston, MA
  • Headshot of Rikerrious Geter
    Rikerrious Geter Associate, SCAPE, New York, NY
  • Headshot of Rob Gray
    Rob Gray Principal, Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, Kansas City, MO
  • Headshot of Nick Jabs
    Nick Jabs Senior Associate, PORT, Philadelphia, PA
  • Headshot of Clarence Lacy
    Clarence Lacy Senior Project Director, RIOS, Los Angeles, CA
  • B. Scott LaMont smiles
    B. Scott LaMont Chief Executive Officer & Principal, EDSA, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Lauren Leighty smiles
    Lauren Leighty Principal, SmithGroup, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Headshot of Jade Paul
    Jade Paul Principal, Jacobs, Chicago, IL
  • Headshot of Veronica Rivera
    Veronica Rivera Associate Partner, Field Operations, San Francisco, CA
  • Richard Roarke
    Richard Roark Partner, OLIN, Philadelphia, PA
  • Steve Schepers smiles
    Steve Schepers National Account Manager, SiteOne Landscape Supply, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Trinity Simons 600 x 600
    Trinity Simons Wagner 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

  • Headshot of Emily O'Mahoney
    Emily O’Mahoney Partner, 2GHO, Columbus, OH
  • Headshot of Chingwen Chen
    Chingwen Cheng Director and Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

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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