New ASLA Officers Sworn in at 2017 Annual Meeting


American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) President Gregory A. Miller, FASLA, and other new Executive Committee members were sworn into office on the final day of the ASLA 2017 Annual Meeting and EXPO in Los Angeles. 

At the closing President’s Dinner on October 23, retiring leadership was acknowledged, continuing members were thanked, and new officers were installed. 

Retiring after years of truly valued service are:

  • Chad D. Danos, FASLA, Immediate Past President
  • David M. Cutter, ASLA, Vice President of Education
  • Robin Lee Gyorgyfalvy, FASLA, Vice President of Government Affairs
  • Michael Stanley, ASLA, Vice President of Communications 

Continuing to contribute are:

  • Vaughn B. Rinner, FASLA, as Immediate Past President
  • Wendy Miller, FASLA, as Vice President of Professional Practice
  • Thomas Mroz, ASLA, as Vice President of Finance
  • Vanessa Warren, ASLA, as Vice President of Membership 

And taking office this year are:

  • Shawn T. Kelly, FASLA, as President-Elect
  • Haley Blakeman, ASLA, as Vice President of Communications
  • Lake Douglas, FASLA, as Vice President of Education
  • Eugenia Martin, FASLA, as Vice President of Government Affairs 

Following their swearing in, Gregory A. Miller, FASLA, was installed as the 73rd president of the American Society of Landscape Architects.  

About ASLA  

Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, representing more than 15,000 members. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education and fellowship. Sustainability has been part of ASLA’s mission since its founding and is an overarching value that informs all of the Society’s programs and operations. ASLA has been a leader in demonstrating the benefits of green infrastructure and resilient development practices through the creation of its own green roof, co-development of the SITES® Rating System, and the creation of publicly accessible sustainable design resources.



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