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The Landscape Architecture Foundation staff are a small, passionate, and dedicated team.

For inquiries, use the information below or contact individual staff members directly. 

Landscape Architecture Foundation
1200 17th Street NW, Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202.331.7070
Fax: 202.331.7079

COVID-19 UPDATE: In alignment with local public health recommendations, the LAF office is closed and staff are teleworking until further notice. Please use email to contact us. We are not staffing our phone lines and will check voicemail messages only periodically.

General Information: rbooher [at]
Communications and Media Inquiries: hwhitlow [at]
Donations and Sponsorship Opportunities: giving [at]
Scholarship Programs: scholarships [at]
Landscape Performance Series: lps [at]
Webmaster: hwhitlow [at]



Development Associate

LAF seeks a results-oriented Development Associate to support a variety of fundraising and stewardship functions to help secure the resources necessary for LAF to meet the needs of its mission, programs, and ambitious plans for growth. The full-time position is located in Washington, DC and offers a unique opportunity to learn and grow with the organization, demonstrate leadership skills, and help implement a comprehensive development program.
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Our Team

  • Barbara Deutsch
    Barbara Deutsch, FASLA Chief Executive Officer
  • Rachel Booher headshot
    Rachel Booher Operations Manager
  • Heather Whitlow headshot2
    Heather Whitlow Director of Programs & Communications
  • Megan Barnes headshot
    Megan Barnes Program Manager
  • Danielle Carbonneau
    Danielle Carbonneau Program Manager
  • Tommie-Lynne Hellwig
    Tommie-Lynne Hellwig Communications Associate
  • Christina Sanders headshot
    Christina Sanders Development Manager
  • Devin McCue headshot
    Devin McCue Development Associate

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.