Purpose: To recognize an individual landscape architect, group of landscape architects, landscape architecture firms, landscape architecture education programs, or ASLA Chapters who have provided sustained, pro bono service to the community demonstrating sound principles or values of landscape architecture.
Eligibility: Service must be performed by a landscape architect, landscape architecture firm, or group of landscape architects and must be provided pro bono.
Frequency: No more than two medals are awarded annually; one may be presented to an organization and one to an individual.
Nomination Process: Nominations may be made by an ASLA professional member or an ASLA chapter. Nominations are to be kept confidential. Nominees should not be made aware of their nominations or asked to participate in the preparation of their nomination materials.
All nominations must be submitted in a single black binder and on a CD-ROM to ASLA by 5:00 pm EST, Friday March 7, 2014. Each nomination to include:
- A letter of nomination describing the nominee’s qualifications for the medal; the letter may be no more than five (5) pages in length;
- Photo of nominee(s);
- Up to five (5) letters of endorsement.
Please send nomination packages to:
ASLA Community Service Award Nominations
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736
Selection Process: The Executive Committee reviews all nominations and forwards no more than two nominees to the Board of Trustees (BOT) for final selection. The BOT selects the recipient by secret ballot during the mid-year meeting (held in the Spring). The recipient is notified by the president and invited to attend the ASLA Annual Conference (held in the Fall) where the award will be presented.
Questions? Contact Carolyn Mitchell, Honors and Awards Coordinator, 202-216-2331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: Email subject line must read “ASLA COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD”.