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ASLA Mission, Vision, Values and Culture

Mission

Landscape architects lead the planning, design, and stewardship of healthy, equitable, safe, and resilient environments. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.


Vision

Healthy, beautiful, and resilient places for all.


Values

Excellence

Committed to learning, constant improvement, and achieving the best outcomes for members in all endeavors. Mission-driven in service to members, the profession, and the public good.

Integrity

Honest, ethical, and forthright in all dealings.

Diversity

Committed to fostering equity and inclusion within our profession, membership, and leadership, striving to mirror the communities we serve.

Read the ongoing Presidents’ Council Commitment to Diversity, drafted by ASLA with the help of ASLA Diversity Summit attendees and signed by all members in January 2018.

Explore ASLA's Racial Equity Plan of Action and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) resources.

Leadership

Setting direction on matters of critical importance.

Stewardship

Committed to environmentally and socially conscious principles and practices across all aspects of the profession.


Culture

Collaborative

Marked by leadership, staff, committee, professional practice networks, and chapter cooperation and coordination in the service of ASLA’s and the profession’s goals.

Inclusive

Committed to welcoming and serving all people and communities and treating them fairly and equitably.

Member-Focused

Guided by member needs and interests and dedicated to meeting them.

Accountable

Dedicated to the efficient, effective, and prudent use of Society resources for the betterment of landscape architecture and the common good. Committed to the timely, transparent, and complete reporting of progress in meeting strategic goals.

Volunteer-Supported

Devoted to the encouragement of volunteerism and benefiting from the expertise and creativity of members who give their time and energies to advance the Society and the profession.

 

Contact

ASLA General Inquiries:
info@asla.org  

ASLA Center Event
Space Inquiries: 
Kelli Bland
kbland@asla.org

PR Inquiries:
communications@asla.org  

Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion
Lisa Jennings
Manager, Career Discovery
and Diversity
ljennings@asla.org 

Donations to the ASLA Fund: 
DonateToday@asla.org  

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