Chad D. Danos, FASLA, Immediate Past President
Chad D. Danos, FASLA
serves as Director of Landscape Architecture for the multi-disciplinary firm,
Duplantis Design Group, PC, located in Baton Rouge, for its four Louisiana
offices as well as a Houston and Atlanta office. Chad has previously worked in city
government, a mid-size landscape architectural firm, launched a micro-landscape
architecture practice that eventually evolved into a partnership practice, and
has taught as an adjunct instructor.
Danos is CLARB Certified with licenses in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi,
Alabama, and Florida.
Chad became involved
with ASLA early in his career at Louisiana State University, in large part
because of the profound influence of Dr. Robert “Doc” S. Reich, FASLA. Over the years, Chad has served ASLA in
numerous capacities; Louisiana Chapter President; Vice President of Government
Affairs, Trustee, Finance and Investments Committee, Chair of Government
Affairs Advisory Committee, Licensure Committee, Nomination Committee, Disaster
Response Task Force, and Leadership Development Committee . Danos’ service to
the profession was recognized by induction into the 2011 Class of ASLA Fellows.
As an advocate for the
advancement of landscape architecture, he has served on local committees to
strengthen landscape and storm water codes and is currently the landscape
architect representative on Louisiana’s licensing board. In this role, Chad continues to educate and
defend our right to practice.