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Haley Blakeman, ASLA

Haley Blakeman

Haley Blakeman, ASLA 2018-2019 Vice President-Elect, Communications

Biographical Statement Haley Blakeman is a licensed landscape architect and a certified planner with 18 years of professional experience. She holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from the University of New Orleans and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from the Louisiana State University. She has worked with landscape architecture, engineering and, architecture firms, and now leads the implementation team for a non-profit planning company, Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX). She has been involved at all levels of design from concept to construction details, long-term planning to implementation, and project management. Through her work at CPEX, she contributes to best practice models; leads outreach, engagement and education of diverse stakeholders; and creates citizen-driven, quality design solutions.

Blakeman has a progressive view of the role of landscape architects as community leaders and conveners and is passionate about communicating the profession’s value on local boards and committees, in universities and schools, and nationally through ASLA’s public relations efforts.

Professional Affiliations and Accomplishments

  • Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Leadership Class
  • AIA Sustainable Design Assistance Team for Tremonton, Utah, and Woodbury, Connecticut
  • Smart Growth Trainer for National Association for REALTORS©
  • ASLA
  • Louisiana Chapter ASLA
  • Louisiana Chapter of APA

Volunteer Leadership Experience

  • LARE Louisiana section administrator
  • Mid City Studio Board Secretary
  • Play Streets Community Advisory Board
  • BRAC Quality of Place Working Group
  • Louisiana Complete Streets Work Group and Advocacy Team 

Honors and Awards

  • Forty Under 40
  • Robert S. Reich Service to the Profession Award, LCASLA 
  • Worked on or led a number of projects that have received awards from AARP, ASLA, Louisiana Chapter ASLA, APA Louisiana Chapter, AIA, INDesign, Triangle Land Conservancy, and Trust for Public Land.

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