Staff Directory

Staff, Overview

Please find ASLA staff listed below. Staff are organized according to the most recent organizational chart.

Select a staff member's name below to learn more about how they can help you. 

If you still have questions, please contact info@asla.org

Staff, Overview

Please find ASLA staff listed below. Staff are organized according to the most recent organizational chart.

Select a staff member's name below to learn more about how they can help you. 

If you still have questions, please contact info@asla.org

Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, Executive Vice President / CEO

202-216-2339











Talk to me about:

  • Strategic objectives and priorities
  • Administrative policies
  • Governance and legal issues
  • Presidents Council
  • Design and planning industry partnerships/liaison
  • Baldrige framework for performance excellence
 

Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, Executive Vice President / CEO

202-216-2339











Talk to me about:

  • Strategic objectives and priorities
  • Administrative policies
  • Governance and legal issues
  • Presidents Council
  • Design and planning industry partnerships/liaison
  • Baldrige framework for performance excellence
 

Curt Millay, ASLA, Corporate Secretary

202-216-2340
 









Talk to me about:
  • Board of Trustees
  • Executive Committee 
  • Constitution & bylaws
  • Society elections
  • Committee appointments
  • Ethics issues
  • Council of Fellows
  • Building renovation
 

Curt Millay, ASLA, Corporate Secretary

202-216-2340
 









Talk to me about:
  • Board of Trustees
  • Executive Committee 
  • Constitution & bylaws
  • Society elections
  • Committee appointments
  • Ethics issues
  • Council of Fellows
  • Building renovation
 

Ron Sears, Director, Stakeholder Relations and Resource Development

202-216-2369
 








Talk to me about:
  • Charitable donations to the campaign for the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture
  • Charitable donations to the ASLA Fund
  • Charitable donations to the Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
  • Becoming a member of the ASLA Fund Heritage Circle
  • Making a gift of stock or mutual fund shares to the ASLA Fund
 

Ron Sears, Director, Stakeholder Relations and Resource Development

202-216-2369
 








Talk to me about:
  • Charitable donations to the campaign for the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture
  • Charitable donations to the ASLA Fund
  • Charitable donations to the Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
  • Becoming a member of the ASLA Fund Heritage Circle
  • Making a gift of stock or mutual fund shares to the ASLA Fund
 

Keith Swann, Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President

202-216-2353
 








Talk to me about:
  • Governance
  • Green Roof Education Program 
  • ASLA Weekly Reader and Bi-weekly ASLA Leaders E-Express
  • Programs and Operations Report, Annual Operating Plan
  • Board of Trustee Meetings 
  • Leadership Travel Calendar 
 

Keith Swann, Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President

202-216-2353
 








Talk to me about:
  • Governance
  • Green Roof Education Program 
  • ASLA Weekly Reader and Bi-weekly ASLA Leaders E-Express
  • Programs and Operations Report, Annual Operating Plan
  • Board of Trustee Meetings 
  • Leadership Travel Calendar 
 

Alice Klages, Human Resources Manager (Part-time)

201-216-2362
 








Talk to me about:
  • Benefits
  • Payroll
  • Wellness
  • Personnel issues and concerns
  • Procedures and policies
  • Recruiting
 

Alice Klages, Human Resources Manager (Part-time)

201-216-2362
 








Talk to me about:
  • Benefits
  • Payroll
  • Wellness
  • Personnel issues and concerns
  • Procedures and policies
  • Recruiting
 

Susan Cahill-Aylward, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director, Information and Professional Practice

202-216-2320
 








Talk to me about:
  • ASLA Standard Contracts–forms and guidelines
  • National salary survey custom profile reports–information and data interpretation
  • Archives and Collections Committee (and ASLA reference and archives collections)
  • Professional Practice Committee (and general professional practice questions from members and others)
  • Public Practice Advisory Committee (and general public practice questions from members and others)
  • Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA)
  • US / ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) 
  • IT and office-related issues–ASLA network files, Outlook email access, Internet service, phones, building access, climate control, printers/copiers/scanning/fax service
 

Susan Cahill-Aylward, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director, Information and Professional Practice

202-216-2320
 








Talk to me about:
  • ASLA Standard Contracts–forms and guidelines
  • National salary survey custom profile reports–information and data interpretation
  • Archives and Collections Committee (and ASLA reference and archives collections)
  • Professional Practice Committee (and general professional practice questions from members and others)
  • Public Practice Advisory Committee (and general public practice questions from members and others)
  • Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA)
  • US / ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) 
  • IT and office-related issues–ASLA network files, Outlook email access, Internet service, phones, building access, climate control, printers/copiers/scanning/fax service
 

Susan Apollonio, Director, Education Programs

202-216-2337
 









Talk to me about:
  • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee
  • Annual meeting education, field, and general sessions 
  • Annual meeting professional development opportunities
  • Annual meeting call for presentations
  • Annual meeting speakers
  • Annual meeting session recording  
  • Annual meeting bookstore and author signings
  • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System ( LA CES™): providers, committees, records, and database
  • Professional development relationships with allied professions
  • Committee on Education 
  • Graduating Student Survey
 

Susan Apollonio, Director, Education Programs

202-216-2337
 









Talk to me about:
  • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee
  • Annual meeting education, field, and general sessions 
  • Annual meeting professional development opportunities
  • Annual meeting call for presentations
  • Annual meeting speakers
  • Annual meeting session recording  
  • Annual meeting bookstore and author signings
  • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System ( LA CES™): providers, committees, records, and database
  • Professional development relationships with allied professions
  • Committee on Education 
  • Graduating Student Survey
 

Shawn Balon, ASLA, Career Discovery + Diversity Manager

202-216-2376
 








Talk to me about:
  • Career Discovery + Diversity initiatives
  • Your Path to Landscape Architecture
  • Diversity Summit
  • YOUR LAND
  • Landscape architecture education
  • Professional development relationships with allied professions
  • General landscape architecture questions (professional landscape architect, PLA)
 

Shawn Balon, ASLA, Career Discovery + Diversity Manager

202-216-2376
 








Talk to me about:
  • Career Discovery + Diversity initiatives
  • Your Path to Landscape Architecture
  • Diversity Summit
  • YOUR LAND
  • Landscape architecture education
  • Professional development relationships with allied professions
  • General landscape architecture questions (professional landscape architect, PLA)
 

Vanessa Bridges, Education Programs Manager

202-216-2344
 









Talk to me about:
  • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) 
  • Continuing education requirements for license renewal
  • Annual Meeting speakers
  • Annual Meeting sessions
  • Annual Meeting call for presentations
  • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee (AMEAC)
 

Vanessa Bridges, Education Programs Manager

202-216-2344
 









Talk to me about:
  • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) 
  • Continuing education requirements for license renewal
  • Annual Meeting speakers
  • Annual Meeting sessions
  • Annual Meeting call for presentations
  • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee (AMEAC)
 

Kristopher Pritchard, Accreditation and Education Programs Manager

202-216-2359
 








Talk to me about:
  • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
  • LAAB-accredited programs
  • LAAB accreditation 
  • LAAB annual report 
  • Committee on Education 
  • Landscape architecture educational programs
 

Kristopher Pritchard, Accreditation and Education Programs Manager

202-216-2359
 








Talk to me about:
  • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
  • LAAB-accredited programs
  • LAAB accreditation 
  • LAAB annual report 
  • Committee on Education 
  • Landscape architecture educational programs
 

Linette Straus, ASLA, Professional Practice Manager (2)

202-216-2327
 








Talk to me about:
  • SITES® and Green Building Certification Inc. (GBCI) 
  • SITES education, speakers, speaker training, communications, marketing, and promotion
  • ASLA Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
  • Landscape architecture and sustainability, green infrastructure, and other critical practice areas
  • The Green, Complete Streets Sourcebook
  • Sustainable Design and Development Professional Practice Network
  • Public Practice Advisory Committee
 

Linette Straus, ASLA, Professional Practice Manager (2)

202-216-2327
 








Talk to me about:
  • SITES® and Green Building Certification Inc. (GBCI) 
  • SITES education, speakers, speaker training, communications, marketing, and promotion
  • ASLA Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
  • Landscape architecture and sustainability, green infrastructure, and other critical practice areas
  • The Green, Complete Streets Sourcebook
  • Sustainable Design and Development Professional Practice Network
  • Public Practice Advisory Committee
 

Alexandra Hay, Professional Practice Coordinator

202-216-2360
 









Talk to me about:
  • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
  • The Field blog
  • Online learning webinars
  • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) exams
  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)
 
 

Alexandra Hay, Professional Practice Coordinator

202-216-2360
 









Talk to me about:
  • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
  • The Field blog
  • Online learning webinars
  • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) exams
  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)
 
 

Anthony Fashanu, Network Administrator

202-216-7842
tfashanu@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Computer and IT technical support
  • Remote access to ASLA network
  • Computer and IT set up at ASLA hosted meetings and the Annual Meeting
  • ASLA IT consultants
  • Maintaining a safe network environment

Anthony Fashanu, Network Administrator

202-216-7842
tfashanu@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Computer and IT technical support
  • Remote access to ASLA network
  • Computer and IT set up at ASLA hosted meetings and the Annual Meeting
  • ASLA IT consultants
  • Maintaining a safe network environment

Ian Bucacink, Research and Collections Analyst

202-216-2354
 









Talk to me about:
  • Library and archival collections
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) article searches
  • ASLA History
  • Books by Members Amazon store
  • Fellows database
  • Copyright requests
 

Ian Bucacink, Research and Collections Analyst

202-216-2354
 









Talk to me about:
  • Library and archival collections
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) article searches
  • ASLA History
  • Books by Members Amazon store
  • Fellows database
  • Copyright requests
 

Julia Lent, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director, Member and Chapter Services

202-216-2330
 








Talk to me about:
  • Chapter support 
  • Strategic planning
  • LARE Prep Subcommittee
 

Julia Lent, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director, Member and Chapter Services

202-216-2330
 








Talk to me about:
  • Chapter support 
  • Strategic planning
  • LARE Prep Subcommittee
 

Craig Grimm, Manager, Database Operations

202-216-2329
 









Talk to me about:
  • Membership database
  • Member lists
  • Billing information
  • Historical data request
  • Membership benefits
  • Adding or removing committee members to database
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) subscription records
  • Fixing problems on ASLA.org concerning Member information/access 
 

Craig Grimm, Manager, Database Operations

202-216-2329
 









Talk to me about:
  • Membership database
  • Member lists
  • Billing information
  • Historical data request
  • Membership benefits
  • Adding or removing committee members to database
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) subscription records
  • Fixing problems on ASLA.org concerning Member information/access 
 

Susanna Butler, Manager, Chapter Relations

202-216-2323
 









Talk to me about:
  • Chapters
  • Chapter Presidents Council
  • Member Service Committee
  • Leadership Development Committee
  • Emerging Professions Committee
 

Susanna Butler, Manager, Chapter Relations

202-216-2323
 









Talk to me about:
  • Chapters
  • Chapter Presidents Council
  • Member Service Committee
  • Leadership Development Committee
  • Emerging Professions Committee
 

Maxine Artis, Manager, Member Services

202-216-7840
 









Talk to me about:
  • Member or subscriber billing, payments, renewals, address updates, receipts 
  • Member benefit questions and fulfillment
  • Member status
  • Monthly ACH payments
  • Emeritus, Limited, and Temporary Status
  • Waiver request
  • Member or guest password resets
  • Updating the sign-in sheet, Employee Phone List, and ASLA Reference List
  • Membership, Chapter, Honor, and Student certificate request
  • Chapter and rebate deposit report
  • Firm Finder
 

Maxine Artis, Manager, Member Services

202-216-7840
 









Talk to me about:
  • Member or subscriber billing, payments, renewals, address updates, receipts 
  • Member benefit questions and fulfillment
  • Member status
  • Monthly ACH payments
  • Emeritus, Limited, and Temporary Status
  • Waiver request
  • Member or guest password resets
  • Updating the sign-in sheet, Employee Phone List, and ASLA Reference List
  • Membership, Chapter, Honor, and Student certificate request
  • Chapter and rebate deposit report
  • Firm Finder
 

Monica Barkley, Member Services and Subscriptions Representative

202-216-7851
membership@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Members: payments, receipts, renewals, address changes, passwords
  • Chapter payments
  • Certificates for Chapter Awards
  • Subscribers: Missing issues, back orders, duplicates, Zinio accounts
  • Firm Finder 
  • Back-up for Joblink

 

Monica Barkley, Member Services and Subscriptions Representative

202-216-7851
membership@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Members: payments, receipts, renewals, address changes, passwords
  • Chapter payments
  • Certificates for Chapter Awards
  • Subscribers: Missing issues, back orders, duplicates, Zinio accounts
  • Firm Finder 
  • Back-up for Joblink

 

Katrice Patten-Speight, Receptionist (Part-time)

202-898-2444
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA membership
  • Address change or profile update
  • Renew receipt request
  • Reinstatement
  • ASLA login 
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) renewal, address change, gift subscription
  • Request for member account changes
 

Katrice Patten-Speight, Receptionist (Part-time)

202-898-2444
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA membership
  • Address change or profile update
  • Renew receipt request
  • Reinstatement
  • ASLA login 
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) renewal, address change, gift subscription
  • Request for member account changes
 

Terence Poltrack, Director, Public Relations and Communications

202-216-7852
 








Talk to me about:
  • LAND biweekly e-news
  • Notes & Numbers fact sheet
  • Annual Public Awareness Summit oversight and implementation of results
  • Annual Diversity Summit organization and implementation of results
  • Annual Meeting and related event scripting 
  • Leadership communications support 
  • ASLA representation on panels and at events 
  • National Building Museum sponsorship 
  • ACE Mentor Program sponsorship
  • With others, Career Discovery 
  • AIA, APA collaboration
 

Terence Poltrack, Director, Public Relations and Communications

202-216-7852
 








Talk to me about:
  • LAND biweekly e-news
  • Notes & Numbers fact sheet
  • Annual Public Awareness Summit oversight and implementation of results
  • Annual Diversity Summit organization and implementation of results
  • Annual Meeting and related event scripting 
  • Leadership communications support 
  • ASLA representation on panels and at events 
  • National Building Museum sponsorship 
  • ACE Mentor Program sponsorship
  • With others, Career Discovery 
  • AIA, APA collaboration
 

Karen Grajales, Public Relations Manager

202-216-2371
ktgrajales@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Media relations
  • Writing and disseminating press releases
  • Public outreach campaigns and public relations strategy to maximize coverage of ASLA events and initiatives
  • Writing and disseminating advocacy news
  • Identifying and developing members to serve as media experts
  • Experts database
  • Monitoring media coverage of ASLA and landscape architecture
  • Talking points and presentations for media and public interaction
  • Outreach to allied organizations, such as the D.C. Environmental Education Consortium and Cultural Tourism D.C.
  • Local K-12 education outreach activities, such as the D.C. Adopt-a-Schools Program, and updating our Tools for Teachers page.

Karen Grajales, Public Relations Manager

202-216-2371
ktgrajales@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Media relations
  • Writing and disseminating press releases
  • Public outreach campaigns and public relations strategy to maximize coverage of ASLA events and initiatives
  • Writing and disseminating advocacy news
  • Identifying and developing members to serve as media experts
  • Experts database
  • Monitoring media coverage of ASLA and landscape architecture
  • Talking points and presentations for media and public interaction
  • Outreach to allied organizations, such as the D.C. Environmental Education Consortium and Cultural Tourism D.C.
  • Local K-12 education outreach activities, such as the D.C. Adopt-a-Schools Program, and updating our Tools for Teachers page.

Jared Green, Senior Communications Manager / Editor, The Dirt

202-216-2348
 








Talk to me about:
  • ASLA.org home page 
  • Creating new pages, tools, files on ASLA.org 
  • Short URLs and aliases for ASLA.org 
  • Fixing problems on ASLA.org, but not with JobLink, FirmFinder, or the member tools
  • Google Analytics 
  • The Dirt blog 
  • The Landscape Architect's Guide series 
  • Sustainable design resource guides 
  • Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes 
  • ASLA multimedia / videos on Vimeo 
  • Google adwords campaigns  
 
 

Jared Green, Senior Communications Manager / Editor, The Dirt

202-216-2348
 








Talk to me about:
  • ASLA.org home page 
  • Creating new pages, tools, files on ASLA.org 
  • Short URLs and aliases for ASLA.org 
  • Fixing problems on ASLA.org, but not with JobLink, FirmFinder, or the member tools
  • Google Analytics 
  • The Dirt blog 
  • The Landscape Architect's Guide series 
  • Sustainable design resource guides 
  • Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes 
  • ASLA multimedia / videos on Vimeo 
  • Google adwords campaigns  
 
 

Paul Azzolini, Web and Graphic Designer

202-216-2368 









Talk to me about:
  • Fixing problems on ASLA.org and LAND 
  • Adding content, images, or files to ASLA.org 
  • Honors & Awards web sites 
  • Career Discovery web site 
  • Designing print materials (brochures, buttons, single sheets, and infographics)
  • ASLA ads in newspapers or other websites
  • Technical questions about Adobe Suite, Front-end Development, and Mobile and tablet web design 
 

Paul Azzolini, Web and Graphic Designer

202-216-2368 









Talk to me about:
  • Fixing problems on ASLA.org and LAND 
  • Adding content, images, or files to ASLA.org 
  • Honors & Awards web sites 
  • Career Discovery web site 
  • Designing print materials (brochures, buttons, single sheets, and infographics)
  • ASLA ads in newspapers or other websites
  • Technical questions about Adobe Suite, Front-end Development, and Mobile and tablet web design 
 

J.R. Taylor, Public Relations Coordinator

202-216-2345
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn  
  • Chapter public awareness efforts
  • World Landscape Architecture Month
  • PARK(ing) Day
  • ASLA’s Public Awareness Summit
 

J.R. Taylor, Public Relations Coordinator

202-216-2345
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn  
  • Chapter public awareness efforts
  • World Landscape Architecture Month
  • PARK(ing) Day
  • ASLA’s Public Awareness Summit
 

Carolyn Mitchell, Honors & Awards Coordinator

202-216-2331
cmitchell@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Honors
  • Honorary Membership
  • Professional and Student Awards
  • JobLink
  • JobLink LIVE

Carolyn Mitchell, Honors & Awards Coordinator

202-216-2331
cmitchell@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Honors
  • Honorary Membership
  • Professional and Student Awards
  • JobLink
  • JobLink LIVE

Lauren Martella, Marketing Manager

202-216-2326
lmartella@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertising sales promotions and subscription sales/renewal campaigns
  • Developing new strategies to increase magazine circulation and advertising sales
  • Coordinating placement of house ads and ad trades
  • Promotional campaigns for the Annual meeting and Expo, including marketing collateral, messaging, and website design and development.
  • ASLA Central at the Annual Meeting
  • Marketing of other ASLA products, programs, and services
  • Identifying and developing new markets
  • Print and digital marketing and promotional materials, including brochures, ads, solicitations, and web sites 
  • Social media promotions
  • ASLA participation in allied organizations' trade shows, meetings, and programs
  • Marketing of ASLA participation in events, including negotiating list trades and in-kind sponsorships

Lauren Martella, Marketing Manager

202-216-2326
lmartella@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertising sales promotions and subscription sales/renewal campaigns
  • Developing new strategies to increase magazine circulation and advertising sales
  • Coordinating placement of house ads and ad trades
  • Promotional campaigns for the Annual meeting and Expo, including marketing collateral, messaging, and website design and development.
  • ASLA Central at the Annual Meeting
  • Marketing of other ASLA products, programs, and services
  • Identifying and developing new markets
  • Print and digital marketing and promotional materials, including brochures, ads, solicitations, and web sites 
  • Social media promotions
  • ASLA participation in allied organizations' trade shows, meetings, and programs
  • Marketing of ASLA participation in events, including negotiating list trades and in-kind sponsorships

Michael O'Brien, Managing Director / CFO

202-216-2347
mobrien@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • The “Bottom Line”
  • Financial policies and budgets
  • Taxes
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Baldrige framework for performance excellence

 

Michael O'Brien, Managing Director / CFO

202-216-2347
mobrien@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • The “Bottom Line”
  • Financial policies and budgets
  • Taxes
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Baldrige framework for performance excellence

 

Angela Salazar, Accounting Manager

202-216-2332
 









Talk to me about:
  • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewals
  • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
  • LA CES providers: refunds 
  • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds
  • Corporate Members: payments and refunds
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
  • Chapter and Board leadership: rebates, reimbursements 
 
 
 

Angela Salazar, Accounting Manager

202-216-2332
 









Talk to me about:
  • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewals
  • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
  • LA CES providers: refunds 
  • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds
  • Corporate Members: payments and refunds
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
  • Chapter and Board leadership: rebates, reimbursements 
 
 
 

Sokthida Nguon, Accounting Technician

202-216-2321
snguon@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewals
  • LA CES providers: refunds
  • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds
  • Corporate Members: payments and refunds

Sokthida Nguon, Accounting Technician

202-216-2321
snguon@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewals
  • LA CES providers: refunds
  • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds
  • Corporate Members: payments and refunds

Cecilia Leftwich, Accounting Technician

202-216-2322
 









Talk to me about:
  • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
  • Chapter and Board leadership reimbursements
 

Cecilia Leftwich, Accounting Technician

202-216-2322
 









Talk to me about:
  • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
  • Chapter and Board leadership reimbursements
 

Joyce DePass, Director, Meetings and Special Programs

202-216-2333
 








Talk to me about:
  • Annual Meeting & EXPO and secondary meetings (Board of Trustees, etc) 
  • Annual Meeting logistics, including: convention center; menus; registration and housing; transportation and shuttle services; vendors and suppliers that support meetings; event and meeting marketing; local planning committees; offsite events; EXPO inquiries related to floorplan and F&B 
  • Annual Meeting and department budget
  • ROI and strategic planning regarding the Annual Meeting and secondary meetings
  • Future Annual Meetings 
  • Contracts
 

Joyce DePass, Director, Meetings and Special Programs

202-216-2333
 








Talk to me about:
  • Annual Meeting & EXPO and secondary meetings (Board of Trustees, etc) 
  • Annual Meeting logistics, including: convention center; menus; registration and housing; transportation and shuttle services; vendors and suppliers that support meetings; event and meeting marketing; local planning committees; offsite events; EXPO inquiries related to floorplan and F&B 
  • Annual Meeting and department budget
  • ROI and strategic planning regarding the Annual Meeting and secondary meetings
  • Future Annual Meetings 
  • Contracts
 

Kelli Bland, Manager, Meetings and Special Programs

202-216-2328
 








Talk to me about:
  • All items related to meetings, including in-house meetings
  • Annual Meeting logistics, including: student volunteer program; governance; Council of Fellows Dinner; registration and housing; signage; alumni tailgate; ticketing; staff travel and housing; and transportation and shuttle services. 
  • Council of Fellows
  • Hotels for special guest and VIPs
  • Restaurants 
  • Unique Venues
 

Kelli Bland, Manager, Meetings and Special Programs

202-216-2328
 








Talk to me about:
  • All items related to meetings, including in-house meetings
  • Annual Meeting logistics, including: student volunteer program; governance; Council of Fellows Dinner; registration and housing; signage; alumni tailgate; ticketing; staff travel and housing; and transportation and shuttle services. 
  • Council of Fellows
  • Hotels for special guest and VIPs
  • Restaurants 
  • Unique Venues
 

Les Blackmore, Green Purchasing Agent

202-216-2351
 









Talk to me about:
  • Business cards
  • Messenger (local) service
  • Mailings in/out; also UPS, FedEx, USPS Express
  • Office supplies: pens, paperclips, paper, staples, toner, coffee/tea, soaps, envelopes, etc… 
  • Inbound checks/payment endorsement (prior to routing to various departments)
  • Special order equipment (non-computer)
 

Les Blackmore, Green Purchasing Agent

202-216-2351
 









Talk to me about:
  • Business cards
  • Messenger (local) service
  • Mailings in/out; also UPS, FedEx, USPS Express
  • Office supplies: pens, paperclips, paper, staples, toner, coffee/tea, soaps, envelopes, etc… 
  • Inbound checks/payment endorsement (prior to routing to various departments)
  • Special order equipment (non-computer)
 

Sarah Berger, Landscape Architecture Magazine Production Manager

202-216-2341
 








Talk to me about:
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) ad specs and submission process
  • ASLA house ads in LAM
  • Special distribution of LAM
  • Inserts printed by Royle
  • The LAMMY Awards
  • The LAM Product Directory
  • LAM on Zinio
 

Sarah Berger, Landscape Architecture Magazine Production Manager

202-216-2341
 








Talk to me about:
  • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) ad specs and submission process
  • ASLA house ads in LAM
  • Special distribution of LAM
  • Inserts printed by Royle
  • The LAMMY Awards
  • The LAM Product Directory
  • LAM on Zinio
 

Daryl Brach, Senior Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

202-216-2335
dbrach@asla.org









Talk to me about:

  • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
  • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
  • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
  • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA

Daryl Brach, Senior Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

202-216-2335
dbrach@asla.org









Talk to me about:

  • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
  • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
  • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
  • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA

Kathleen Thomas, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

202-216-2363
 








Talk to me about:
  • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
  • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
  • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
  • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
 

Kathleen Thomas, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

202-216-2363
 








Talk to me about:
  • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
  • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
  • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
  • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
 

Greg Boersma, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

202-216-7853
 








Talk to me about:
  • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
  • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
  • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
  • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
 

Greg Boersma, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

202-216-7853
 








Talk to me about:
  • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
  • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
  • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
  • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
 

Brad McKee, Editor in Chief

202-216-2346
 









Talk to me about:
  • Story ideas for the magazine
  • Comments about a magazine article
  • The LAM blog
  • The Landscape Report—ideas or comments
  • Freelance story assignments
 

Brad McKee, Editor in Chief

202-216-2346
 









Talk to me about:
  • Story ideas for the magazine
  • Comments about a magazine article
  • The LAM blog
  • The Landscape Report—ideas or comments
  • Freelance story assignments
 

Margaret Zackowitz, Managing Editor

202-216-2366
mzackowitz@asla.org









Talk to me about:

  • LAM contributor invoices
  • LAM editorial deadlines
  • LAM photo acquisition and crediting
  • Writing/editing possible stories for LAM 








Margaret Zackowitz, Managing Editor

202-216-2366
mzackowitz@asla.org









Talk to me about:

  • LAM contributor invoices
  • LAM editorial deadlines
  • LAM photo acquisition and crediting
  • Writing/editing possible stories for LAM 








Chris McGee, Art Director

202-216-2342
cmcgee@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Layout and design of the editorial pages within LAM (not advertising)
  • Issues related to the quality of images on the editorial pages of LAM

 

Chris McGee, Art Director

202-216-2342
cmcgee@asla.org










Talk to me about:

  • Layout and design of the editorial pages within LAM (not advertising)
  • Issues related to the quality of images on the editorial pages of LAM

 

Jennifer Reut, Senior Editor

202-216-2358
 









Talk to me about:
  • Editorial for the magazine
  • Emerging professionals and students in the magazine
  • Meet the Editor at Annual Meeting and Expo
  • Landscape history and preservation

Jennifer Reut, Senior Editor

202-216-2358
 









Talk to me about:
  • Editorial for the magazine
  • Emerging professionals and students in the magazine
  • Meet the Editor at Annual Meeting and Expo
  • Landscape history and preservation

Lisa Schultz, Associate Editor

202-216-2349
lschultz@asla.org  










Talk to me about:

  • Copyediting for LAM and LAND
  • Grammar
  • ASLA Style Guide
  • Fact checking
  • Proofreading needs

 

Lisa Schultz, Associate Editor

202-216-2349
lschultz@asla.org  










Talk to me about:

  • Copyediting for LAM and LAND
  • Grammar
  • ASLA Style Guide
  • Fact checking
  • Proofreading needs

 

Katarina Katsma, Writer / Editor

202-216-2357
 









Talk to me about:
  • The Landscape Report
  • The LAM website and content
  • LAM social media (Twitter and Facebook)
  • LAM layout and design
  • Photo acquisition and crediting 

Katarina Katsma, Writer / Editor

202-216-2357
 









Talk to me about:
  • The Landscape Report
  • The LAM website and content
  • LAM social media (Twitter and Facebook)
  • LAM layout and design
  • Photo acquisition and crediting 

Elizabeth Hebron, Director, State Government Affairs

202-216-2324
ehebron@asla.org









Talk to me about:

  • State advocacy, including state legislation, regulations, policies and programs
  • State licensure threats and opportunities
  • Advocacy Summit and webinars
  • National Policies
  • Advocacy tools and resources, including the state licensure toolkit and fact sheets, and comparisons of state licensure requirements and laws

 

 

Elizabeth Hebron, Director, State Government Affairs

202-216-2324
ehebron@asla.org









Talk to me about:

  • State advocacy, including state legislation, regulations, policies and programs
  • State licensure threats and opportunities
  • Advocacy Summit and webinars
  • National Policies
  • Advocacy tools and resources, including the state licensure toolkit and fact sheets, and comparisons of state licensure requirements and laws

 

 

Mark Cason, Manager, Government Affairs

202-216-2370
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs pertaining to stormwater, water quality and conservation, green infrastructure, low impact development, designing for resiliency, and pollinators issues
  • Federal programs and partnerships including: Safe and Clean Water State Revolving Funds, EPA Green Infrastructure Collaborative, and the National Pollinator Strategy
  • Working with federal agencies: the U.S. Environment Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, White House Council of Environmental Quality
  • NPS’ Centennial Challenge
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s community development programs, including Community Development Block Grants.
  • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
  • ASLA Green Street Demonstration Project local stakeholders outreach efforts 
 

Mark Cason, Manager, Government Affairs

202-216-2370
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs pertaining to stormwater, water quality and conservation, green infrastructure, low impact development, designing for resiliency, and pollinators issues
  • Federal programs and partnerships including: Safe and Clean Water State Revolving Funds, EPA Green Infrastructure Collaborative, and the National Pollinator Strategy
  • Working with federal agencies: the U.S. Environment Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, White House Council of Environmental Quality
  • NPS’ Centennial Challenge
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s community development programs, including Community Development Block Grants.
  • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
  • ASLA Green Street Demonstration Project local stakeholders outreach efforts 
 

Casey Ellingson, Government Affairs Coordinator

202-216-7841
cellingson@asla.org








Talk to me about:
  • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
  • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
  • Legislative bill tracker info
  • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
  • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
  • State legislative and licensure advocacy
  • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
  • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
  • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
 

Casey Ellingson, Government Affairs Coordinator

202-216-7841
cellingson@asla.org








Talk to me about:
  • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
  • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
  • Legislative bill tracker info
  • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
  • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
  • State legislative and licensure advocacy
  • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
  • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
  • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
 

Roxanne Blackwell, Esq, Hon. ASLA, Director, Federal Government Affairs

202-216-2334
 









Talk to me about:
  • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs
  • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Day training sessions
  • Federal transportation programs including: Surface Transportation Block Grant program, TIGER, Safe Routes to School, Recreational Trails Program, CMAQ, transit-oriented development, and other bike/ped programs
  • Federal legislation related to parks and urban forestry, including LWCF.
  • Working with federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, U.S. General Services Administration, and U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Working with the White House
  • Federal landscape architects 
 
     

    Roxanne Blackwell, Esq, Hon. ASLA, Director, Federal Government Affairs

    202-216-2334
     









    Talk to me about:
    • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs
    • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Day training sessions
    • Federal transportation programs including: Surface Transportation Block Grant program, TIGER, Safe Routes to School, Recreational Trails Program, CMAQ, transit-oriented development, and other bike/ped programs
    • Federal legislation related to parks and urban forestry, including LWCF.
    • Working with federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, U.S. General Services Administration, and U.S. Small Business Administration
    • Working with the White House
    • Federal landscape architects 
     
       

      Mark Cason, Manager, Government Affairs

      202-216-2370
       










      Talk to me about:

      • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs pertaining to stormwater, water quality and conservation, green infrastructure, low impact development, designing for resiliency, and pollinators issues
      • Federal programs and partnerships including: Safe and Clean Water State Revolving Funds, EPA Green Infrastructure Collaborative, and the National Pollinator Strategy
      • Working with federal agencies: the U.S. Environment Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, White House Council of Environmental Quality
      • NPS’ Centennial Challenge
      • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s community development programs, including Community Development Block Grants.
      • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
      • ASLA Green Street Demonstration Project local stakeholders outreach efforts 
       
         

        Mark Cason, Manager, Government Affairs

        202-216-2370
         










        Talk to me about:

        • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs pertaining to stormwater, water quality and conservation, green infrastructure, low impact development, designing for resiliency, and pollinators issues
        • Federal programs and partnerships including: Safe and Clean Water State Revolving Funds, EPA Green Infrastructure Collaborative, and the National Pollinator Strategy
        • Working with federal agencies: the U.S. Environment Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, White House Council of Environmental Quality
        • NPS’ Centennial Challenge
        • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s community development programs, including Community Development Block Grants.
        • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
        • ASLA Green Street Demonstration Project local stakeholders outreach efforts 
         
           

          Casey Ellingson , Government Affairs Coordinator










          Talk to me about:

          • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
          • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
          • Legislative bill tracker info
          • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
          • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
          • State legislative and licensure advocacy
          • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
          • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
          • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
           

          Casey Ellingson , Government Affairs Coordinator










          Talk to me about:

          • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
          • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
          • Legislative bill tracker info
          • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
          • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
          • State legislative and licensure advocacy
          • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
          • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
          • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
           


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