Washington, DC October 29, 2007 — The American
Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) inducted Perry Howard, FASLA, as
the 63rd president of the 18,000 member Society during the 2007 Annual
Meeting and EXPO in San Francisco.
1989, Howard has served as program coordinator for the landscape
architecture department at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical
State University in Greensboro, NC—helping establish the program.
Previously he was a vice president at EDSA in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Howard received his BLA from Louisiana State University and his MLA
from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He has a long
history of service with ASLA, serving as the Florida Chapter Secretary,
the North Carolina Chapter national Trustee, and most recently as the
North Carolina Chapter President.
important work as landscape architects is the promotion and creation of
healthy, sustainable and artful environments,” said Howard in his first
speech as president. “Additionally, our most important work as a
Society includes projects such as our green roof and the Sustainable
Sites Initiative. These make us strong as a Society and we want to
continue this type of good work.”
successor in 2009 will be President-elect Angela Dye, FASLA, of
Phoenix, AZ. Founder of A DYE DESIGN, INC., she has more than 25 years
of experience in landscape architecture specializing in context
sensitive design of transportation, transit, urban design, recreation,
and public art-oriented projects in natural or urban space. Previously
ASLA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, Dye has also served as
chair of the government affairs committee, an Arizona Chapter national
Trustee, and the Arizona Chapter President.
Along with Howard and Dye, ASLA installed three new vice presidents:
Tom Tavella, ASLA, is the new Vice President of Communication. He serves as vice president of BCS Group in Glastonbury, CT.
Clements, ASLA, is the new Vice President of Education, and is an
associate professor in the Landscape Architecture Program at Virginia
Tech in Blacksburg, VA.
FASLA, is the new Vice President of Government Affairs and a senior
landscape architect with Landmark, of Coeur d’ Alene, ID.
new vice presidents will serve two-year terms. Continuing service on
the ASLA executive committee are: Todd Wichman, ASLA, Vice president of
Information and Practice and principal of Todd Wichman Landscape
Architecture, LLC, in St. Paul, MN; Gary Scott, FASLA, Vice President
of Finance and director of parks and recreation for the City of West
Des Moines, IA; and Susan Hatchell, FASLA, Vice President of Membership
and principal of Susan Hatchell Landscape Architecture, PLLC, and
associate adjunct professor at the Department of Landscape Architecture
at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.