Advocacy & Licensure

Advocacy tools

Updated March 2017 

For information about the licensing process, ASLA recommends that you first contact the state licensing board where you intend to seek licensure. For more information on applying for the Landscape Architect Registration Examination (LARE), contact the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards and visit ASLA's LARE Prep webpage.

For state-by-state information on the eligibility requirements for licensure, click here.

Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)
1840 Michael Faraday Drive
Suite 200
Reston, VA 20190
(571) 432-0332

Alabama Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects
5950 Carmichael Place
2777 Zelda Rd
Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 262-1351
Keith Warren, Executive Director 

Alaska State Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors 
PO Box 110806
neau, AK 99811-0806
Street Address: 333 Willoughby Ave. 9th Floor (Juneau)
Street Address: 500 West Seventh Ave #1500 (Anchorage)
(907) 465-1676
Alysia Jones, Executive Administrator

Arizona Board of Technical Registration
1110 W. Washington St., Suite 240
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 364-4930

Arkansas Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers 
101 East Capitol, Suite 110
Little Rock, AR 72201-3822
(501) 682-3171
Shana Bryant, Board Administrator

California Landscape Architects Technical Committee 
2420 Del Paso Rd.
Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 575-7230

Colorado State Board of Landscape Architects
Department of Regulatory Agencies
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 894-7800
Joyce J. Young, Program Director

Connecticut State Board of Landscape Architects 
Department of Consumer Protection, Division of Real Estate and Professional Trades
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 713-6135
Robert Kuzmich, Board Administrator 

Delaware Board of Landscape Architecture 
Cannon Bldg., Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 744-4500

Florida Board of Landscape Architecture 
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783
(850) 487-1395
Ruthanne Christie, Executive Director 

Georgia Board of Landscape Architects
237 Coliseum Drive 
Macon, GA 31217-3858
(478) 207-2440
Deborah Beard, Executive Director

Hawaii Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects 
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - PVL
PO Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
(808) 586-2702
James Kobashigawa, Executive Officer 

Idaho State Board of Landscape Architects 
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063

Street Address: JR Williams Bldg./ 700 W. State St.
(208) 334-3233

 Illinois Landscape Architect Registration Board
Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation
320 West Washington Street
Third Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
1(888) 473-4858

Indiana State Board of Registration for Architects and Landscape Architects
402 W. Washington Street
Rm. W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-3022
Amy Hall, Board Director

Iowa Landscape Architectural Examining Board 
Professional Licensing Bureau
200 E. Grand Ave. #350
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 725-9022
Dana Wilkerson, Licensing Specialist 

Kansas State Board of Technical Professions 
900 S.W. Jackson St.
Suite 507
Topeka, KS 66612-1257
(785) 296-3053

Kentucky Landscape Architect Registration Board
2365 Harrodsburg Rd.
Suite B350
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 246-2753
Jane Alexander Gardner, Executive Director

Louisiana Horticulture Commission 
PO Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9465
(225) 342-0820
Sue Wheeler, Executive Director

Maine Board for Licensure of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers 
Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
Office of Licensing and Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
(207) 624-8522
Kimberly J. Baker, Licensing & Examinations

Maryland Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects 
500 North Calvert Street, Room 308
Baltimore, MD 21202-3651
(410) 230-6256
Leigh Hoyt, Board Specialist

Massachusetts Board of Registration for Landscape Architects 
Division of Professional Licensure
1000 Washington St.
Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118-6100
(617) 727-3072
General Inquiries  

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau, Licensing Division
PO Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909
Street address: 2501 Woodlake Circle/ Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 241-9288

Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design 
85 East 7th Place, Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-2388
(651) 757-1519
Allison Desmond

Mississippi Landscape Architecture Advisory Committee 
2 Professional Parkway #2B
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 856-4652/(888)272-2627
Faye Dodds, Admin Assistant  

Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects 
3605 Missouri Blvd., Suite 380
Jefferson City, MO 65109
(573) 751-0047/ (573) 522-9933
Karen Payne

Montana Board of Architects and Landscape Architects
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620
Street Address: 301 South Park Ave, 4th Floor
(406) 841-2244
Grace Berger, Executive Officer

Nebraska State Board of Landscape Architects 
PO Box 95165
Lincoln, NE 68509-5165
Street Address: 215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 400 Lincoln, NE 68509-5165
Email, Admin Assistant

Nevada State Board of Landscape Architecture 
PO Box 34143
Reno, NV 89533
(775) 671-3242
Ellis Antunez, Executive Director

New Hampshire Board of Landscape Architects 
Office of Licensure and Certification
121  South Fruit St.
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2219
Donna Lobdell, Program Specialist III
New Jersey Board of Architects 
PO Box 45001
Newark, NJ 07101
(973) 504-6385
Charles Kirk, Executive Director 

New Mexico Board of Landscape Architects 
PO Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM, 87504
Street Address: Toney Anaya Bldg /2550 Cerrillos Rd./ Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4930
Amanda Lewis, Administrator 

New York State Board for Landscape Architecture 
NYS Education Department
Office of Professions/ Division of Professional Licensing Services
Landscape Architecture Unit
89 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12234-1000
(518) 474-3817, ext. 110
Robert Lopez, Executive Secretary 

North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects 
PO Box 41225
Raleigh, NC 27629-1225
(919) 850-9088

North Dakota Board of Architecture
PO Box 7370
Bismarck, ND 58507-7370
(701) 223-3540

Ohio Board of Landscape Architects
 77 S. High Street
16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6108
(614) 466-2316
Amy Kobe, Executive Director 

Oklahoma Board of Architects, Landscape Architect, and Registered Interior Designers 
PO Box 53430
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
Street address: 220 NE 28th St. #150, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 949-2383
Jean Williams, Executive Director

Oregon State Landscape Architect Board 
707 13th St., SE  Suite 114
Salem, OR 97301
(503) 589-0093
Christine Valentine, Board Administrator

Pennsylvania State Board of Landscape Architects (click on Business-Related Boards)
PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
(717) 772-8528
email St

 Juntas Examinadora de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas
 Departamento de Estado / Secretaría Auxiliar de Juntas Examinadoras
Junta Examinadora de 
Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas
P.O. Box 9023271
San Juan, PR  00902-3271
Dirección Fisica: Calle San José Esq. San Francisco/San Juan, PR 00902
 (787) 722-2121

 Rhode Island Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects 
1511 Pontiac Ave., Bldg 68-2
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462-9594
Dawne Broadfield, Board Executive 

South Carolina Board of Landscape Architectural Examiners 
PO Box 11419
Columbia, SC 29211-1419
Street Address: Synergy Business Park/ Kingstree Building/ 110 Centerview Dr./ Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 896-4408
Sherri F. Moorer, Program Assistant 

South Dakota Board of Technical Professions 
2525 West Main Street
Suite 211
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-2510

Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners 
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1142
Street Address: 710 James Robertson Pkwy, 8th FL
(615) 741-3221 / 800-256-5758
John Cothron, Executive Director

Texas Board of Architectural Examiners 
PO Box 12337
Austin, TX 78711-2337
Street Address: 333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-350, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 305-9000
Mike Alvarado, Registration Coordinator

Utah Board of Landscape Architects
Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 530-6628/(866) 275-3675 (toll free in Utah only)
Tracy Taylor, Board Secretary

Vermont Office of Professional Regulation
89 Main St., 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620
(802) 828-1501
Danielle Rubalcaba 

Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
9960 Mayland Ave. Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233-1485
Street address: Same location, Suite 102
(804) 367-8506
Kathleen (Kate) Nosbisch, Executive Director

Washington Board of Licensure for Landscape Architects 
Department of Licensing
Mailing without payment: PO Box 9045, Olympia, WA 98507-9045
Mailing with payment: PO Box 35001, Seattle, WA 98124-3401
Street Address: 405 Black Lake Blvd., SW, Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 664-1497
Joe Vincent, Board Executive

West Virginia Board of Landscape Architects
522 Ashebrooke Square
Morgantown, WV 26508
(855) 226-1273

Wisconsin Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Professional Land Surveyors 
Department of Safety & Professional Services
PO Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935 
Street Address: 1400 E. Washington Avenue, Rm. 112
(608) 266-2112
Brittany Lewin, Executive Director 

Wyoming Board of Architects and Landscape Architects 
2001 Capitol Ave., Rm 104
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7788
Michelle Lamorie, Executive Director 


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

Elizabeth Hebron,
Director of State
Government Affairs