Vice President, Professional Practice
American Society of Landscape Architects
Edward G. Czyscon, ASLA, is a landscape architect with over 30 years of professional experience. He has served the profession in various capacities over the last 30 years, including: president, treasurer, section chair, and member at large on the chapter executive committee in both Florida and Georgia; five years representing the Georgia Chapter on the ASLA Board of Trustees; chair of the ASLA Public Relations and Communications Advisory Committee; and as a member of the Landscape Architecture Foundation Board of Directors. He has also been a PPN member for several years and understands the importance and the difficulties of the Professional Practice Networks. From 1980 on, he has served on public committees, commissions, and authorities in both Georgia and Florida to promote environmental stewardship and education. He has led the fight in defending Florida’s landscape architecture licensing law and represented the profession before the Florida State Legislature three times. For the past 11 years, he has continued his tireless efforts to advocate for landscape architecture issues at both the state and at federal levels.
CLARB certified and licensed in five states, He has worked in multidisciplinary firms designing public spaces throughout the United States, United Kingdom, and the Middle East. He has received 12 ASLA chapter design awards and three service awards. He holds a degree in environmental studies and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry – Syracuse.
Over his 30-year career, he has worked for a municipality (City of Orlando), grown a small four-person firm to 200 people (and subsequently sold the firm to an international company), and managed offices and projects overseas. He is currently Senior Landscape Architect with the landscape architectural firm GreenRock Partners. This professional background has given him an understanding of how to run, build, and grow landscape architecture as a business and as a design profession.