ASLA INDUCTS 2005 PRESIDENT
President-Elect, Three New Vice Presidents Round
Out Leadership Team
Washington, DC, November 17, 2004—Patrick
A. Miller, Ph.D., FASLA, has been inducted as president
of the American Society of Landscape Architects for 2005.
Miller has worked in public, private, and academic
practice in both the United States and Canada. For the past
18 years he has taught in the Landscape
Architecture Department at Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University, heading the department for 14
years. Through his extensive writing, teaching, and practice,
Miller has been a tireless advocate of landscape architecture
for more than three decades, both nationally and internationally.
Miller received a bachelors degree in landscape
architecture from California Polytechnic University, Pomona,
an MLA from the University of California at Berkeley, and
a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. A licensed landscape
architect since 1973, he has received numerous awards and
considerable recognition for his work.
Looking ahead to his year as ASLA president, Miller
believes that landscape architects can provide solutions to
some of the biggest problems facing society today, including
public health, environmental quality, urban sprawl, and security.
“Landscape architects are positioned to lead collaborative
efforts that can greatly improve quality of life,” said
Miller. “By applying principles of design, planning,
and land use, we can create healthy environments in which
to live, work, and play. I’m looking forward to working
with my colleagues on these challenges and others facing our
nation and our world.”
Carmichael, FASLA, was inducted as president-elect
for 2005. Carmichael is a principal at EDAW,
Inc., in Alexandria, VA.
Three new vice presidents were also inducted and
will serve two year terms:
T. Eubanks III, ASLA, vice president of membership.
Eubanks is director of urban design at Seamon,
Whiteside and Associates in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Leary, ASLA, vice president of finance. Leary is
a principal at Land
Design, LLC, in Perrysburg, OH.
B. Tilson, ASLA, vice president of information and
practice. Tilson is president of the Tilson
Group, located in Vienna, VA.
Continuing service on the ASLA executive committee
L.B. Jacobson, FASLA, immediate past president of
ASLA. She is the president of Bartells/Jacobsen Design,
located in Glen Ellyn, IL.
C. Hanna, FASLA, vice president of education. Hanna
is Dean of the College
of Environmental Design at California Polytechnic Institute,
H. Nicolaus, ASLA, vice president of communication.
Nicolaus is a principal at The
HLA Group Sacramento, CA.
L. Schneckenburger, FASLA, vice president of public
affairs. She is deputy director, project management, at
National Park in El Portal, CA.
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional
association for landscape architects representing more than
14,800 members. Landscape architecture is a comprehensive
discipline of land analysis, planning, design, management,
preservation, and rehabilitation. ASLA promotes the landscape
architecture profession and advances the practice through
advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. Learn
more about landscape architecture online at www.asla.org.