Staff Directory

Staff, Overview

Please find ASLA staff listed below. Staff are organized according to the most recent organizational chart.

Select a staff member's name below to learn more about how they can help you. 

If you still have questions, please contact info@asla.org

Staff, Overview

Please find ASLA staff listed below. Staff are organized according to the most recent organizational chart.

Select a staff member's name below to learn more about how they can help you. 

If you still have questions, please contact info@asla.org

Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, Executive Vice President / CEO

202-216-2339











Talk to me about:

  • Strategic objectives and priorities
  • Administrative policies
  • Governance and legal issues
  • Presidents Council
  • Design and planning industry partnerships/liaison
  • Baldrige framework for performance excellence
 

Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, Executive Vice President / CEO

202-216-2339











Talk to me about:

  • Strategic objectives and priorities
  • Administrative policies
  • Governance and legal issues
  • Presidents Council
  • Design and planning industry partnerships/liaison
  • Baldrige framework for performance excellence
 

Curt Millay, ASLA, Corporate Secretary

202-216-2340
 









Talk to me about:
  • Board of Trustees
  • Executive Committee 
  • Constitution & bylaws
  • Society elections
  • Committee appointments
  • Ethics issues
  • Council of Fellows
  • Building renovation
 

Curt Millay, ASLA, Corporate Secretary

202-216-2340
 









Talk to me about:
  • Board of Trustees
  • Executive Committee 
  • Constitution & bylaws
  • Society elections
  • Committee appointments
  • Ethics issues
  • Council of Fellows
  • Building renovation
 

TBD, Manager, Resource Development

 








Talk to me about:
  • Charitable donations to the campaign for the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture
  • Charitable donations to the ASLA Fund
  • Charitable donations to the Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
  • Becoming a member of the ASLA Fund Heritage Circle
  • Making a gift of stock or mutual fund shares to the ASLA Fund
 

TBD, Manager, Resource Development

 








Talk to me about:
  • Charitable donations to the campaign for the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture
  • Charitable donations to the ASLA Fund
  • Charitable donations to the Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project
  • Becoming a member of the ASLA Fund Heritage Circle
  • Making a gift of stock or mutual fund shares to the ASLA Fund
 

Keith Swann, Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President

202-216-2353
 








Talk to me about:
  • Governance
  • Green Roof Education Program 
  • ASLA Weekly Reader and Bi-weekly ASLA Leaders E-Express
  • Programs and Operations Report, Annual Operating Plan
  • Board of Trustee Meetings 
  • Leadership Travel Calendar 
 

Keith Swann, Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President

202-216-2353
 








Talk to me about:
  • Governance
  • Green Roof Education Program 
  • ASLA Weekly Reader and Bi-weekly ASLA Leaders E-Express
  • Programs and Operations Report, Annual Operating Plan
  • Board of Trustee Meetings 
  • Leadership Travel Calendar 
 

Richard Winston III, PHR, CCP, Manager, Human Resources

201-216-2362
rwinston@asla.org
 








Talk to me about:
  • Strategic Management 
  • Workforce Planning & Employment
  • Human Resources Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Employee Relations
  • Risk Management 
     

    Richard Winston III, PHR, CCP, Manager, Human Resources

    201-216-2362
    rwinston@asla.org
     








    Talk to me about:
    • Strategic Management 
    • Workforce Planning & Employment
    • Human Resources Development
    • Total Rewards
    • Employee Relations
    • Risk Management 
       

      Susan Apollonio, Director, Education and Marketing

      202-216-2337
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee
      • Annual meeting education, field, and general sessions 
      • Annual meeting professional development opportunities
      • Annual meeting call for presentations
      • Annual meeting speakers
      • Annual meeting session recording  
      • Annual meeting bookstore and author signings
      • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System ( LA CES™): providers, committees, records, and database
      • Professional development relationships with allied professions
      • Committee on Education 
      • Graduating Student Survey
       

      Susan Apollonio, Director, Education and Marketing

      202-216-2337
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee
      • Annual meeting education, field, and general sessions 
      • Annual meeting professional development opportunities
      • Annual meeting call for presentations
      • Annual meeting speakers
      • Annual meeting session recording  
      • Annual meeting bookstore and author signings
      • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System ( LA CES™): providers, committees, records, and database
      • Professional development relationships with allied professions
      • Committee on Education 
      • Graduating Student Survey
       

      Lisa J. Jennings, Manager, Career Discovery + Diversity

      202-216-2376
       








      Talk to me about:
      • Career Discovery (K-16 Outreach) and Diversity Initiatives
      • Your Path to Landscape Architecture
      • Diversity Summit
      • YOUR LAND
      • Professional Development Activities
      • Collaborations with Allied Professions

       

      Lisa J. Jennings, Manager, Career Discovery + Diversity

      202-216-2376
       








      Talk to me about:
      • Career Discovery (K-16 Outreach) and Diversity Initiatives
      • Your Path to Landscape Architecture
      • Diversity Summit
      • YOUR LAND
      • Professional Development Activities
      • Collaborations with Allied Professions

       

      Lauren Martella, Manager, Marketing

      202-216-2326
      lmartella@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertising sales promotions and subscription sales/renewal campaigns
      • Developing new strategies to increase magazine circulation and advertising sales
      • Coordinating placement of house ads and ad trades
      • Promotional campaigns for the Annual meeting and Expo, including marketing collateral, messaging, and website design and development.
      • ASLA Central at the Annual Meeting
      • Marketing of other ASLA products, programs, and services
      • Identifying and developing new markets
      • Print and digital marketing and promotional materials, including brochures, ads, solicitations, and web sites 
      • Social media promotions
      • ASLA participation in allied organizations' trade shows, meetings, and programs
      • Marketing of ASLA participation in events, including negotiating list trades and in-kind sponsorships

      Lauren Martella, Manager, Marketing

      202-216-2326
      lmartella@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertising sales promotions and subscription sales/renewal campaigns
      • Developing new strategies to increase magazine circulation and advertising sales
      • Coordinating placement of house ads and ad trades
      • Promotional campaigns for the Annual meeting and Expo, including marketing collateral, messaging, and website design and development.
      • ASLA Central at the Annual Meeting
      • Marketing of other ASLA products, programs, and services
      • Identifying and developing new markets
      • Print and digital marketing and promotional materials, including brochures, ads, solicitations, and web sites 
      • Social media promotions
      • ASLA participation in allied organizations' trade shows, meetings, and programs
      • Marketing of ASLA participation in events, including negotiating list trades and in-kind sponsorships

      Whitney Mitchell, Manager, Education Programs

      202-216-2344
       









      Talk to me about:
       
      • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) 
      • Continuing education requirements for license renewal
      • Annual Meeting speakers
      • Annual Meeting sessions
      • Annual Meeting call for presentations
      • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee (AMEAC)
       

      Whitney Mitchell, Manager, Education Programs

      202-216-2344
       









      Talk to me about:
       
      • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) 
      • Continuing education requirements for license renewal
      • Annual Meeting speakers
      • Annual Meeting sessions
      • Annual Meeting call for presentations
      • Annual Meeting Education Advisory Committee (AMEAC)
       

      Kristopher Pritchard, Manager, Accreditation and Education Programs

      202-216-2359
       








      Talk to me about:
       
      • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
      • LAAB-accredited programs
      • LAAB accreditation 
      • LAAB annual report 
      • Committee on Education 
      • Landscape architecture educational programs
       

      Kristopher Pritchard, Manager, Accreditation and Education Programs

      202-216-2359
       








      Talk to me about:
       
      • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB)
      • LAAB-accredited programs
      • LAAB accreditation 
      • LAAB annual report 
      • Committee on Education 
      • Landscape architecture educational programs
       

      Susan Cahill-Aylward, Hon. ASLA, Director, Information and Professional Practice

      202-216-2320
       








      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA Standard Contracts–forms and guidelines
      • National salary survey custom profile reports–information and data interpretation
      • Archives and Collections Committee (and ASLA reference and archives collections)
      • Professional Practice Committee (and general professional practice questions from members and others)
      • Public Practice Advisory Committee (and general public practice questions from members and others)
      • Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA)
      • US / ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) 
      • IT and office-related issues–ASLA network files, Outlook email access, Internet service, phones, building access, climate control, printers/copiers/scanning/fax service
       

      Susan Cahill-Aylward, Hon. ASLA, Director, Information and Professional Practice

      202-216-2320
       








      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA Standard Contracts–forms and guidelines
      • National salary survey custom profile reports–information and data interpretation
      • Archives and Collections Committee (and ASLA reference and archives collections)
      • Professional Practice Committee (and general professional practice questions from members and others)
      • Public Practice Advisory Committee (and general public practice questions from members and others)
      • Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers (CTLA)
      • US / ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) 
      • IT and office-related issues–ASLA network files, Outlook email access, Internet service, phones, building access, climate control, printers/copiers/scanning/fax service
       

      Katie Riddle, ASLA, Senior Manager, Professional Practice

      202-216-2338
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
      • PPN Council
      • Online learning webinars
      • The Field blog
      • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS)
      • Allied Organizations: Smart Growth Network (SGN), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/International Builders Show (IBS)
      • General landscape architecture questions (professional landscape architect, PLA)
       
       

      Katie Riddle, ASLA, Senior Manager, Professional Practice

      202-216-2338
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
      • PPN Council
      • Online learning webinars
      • The Field blog
      • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS)
      • Allied Organizations: Smart Growth Network (SGN), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/International Builders Show (IBS)
      • General landscape architecture questions (professional landscape architect, PLA)
       
       

      Alexandra Hay, Manager, Professional Practice

      202-216-2360
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
      • The Field blog
      • Online learning webinars
      • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) exams
      • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)
       
       

      Alexandra Hay, Manager, Professional Practice

      202-216-2360
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
      • The Field blog
      • Online learning webinars
      • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) exams
      • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)
       
       

      Anthony Fashanu, Network Administrator

      202-216-7842
      tfashanu@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Computer and IT technical support
      • Remote access to ASLA network
      • Computer and IT set up at ASLA hosted meetings and the Annual Meeting
      • ASLA IT consultants
      • Maintaining a safe network environment

      Anthony Fashanu, Network Administrator

      202-216-7842
      tfashanu@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Computer and IT technical support
      • Remote access to ASLA network
      • Computer and IT set up at ASLA hosted meetings and the Annual Meeting
      • ASLA IT consultants
      • Maintaining a safe network environment

      Ian Bucacink, Archivist and Technical Librarian

      202-216-2354
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Library and archival collections
      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) article searches
      • ASLA History
      • Books by Members Amazon store
      • Fellows database
      • Copyright requests
       

      Ian Bucacink, Archivist and Technical Librarian

      202-216-2354
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Library and archival collections
      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) article searches
      • ASLA History
      • Books by Members Amazon store
      • Fellows database
      • Copyright requests
       

      Chicquita Hairston, Coordinator, Professional Practice

      202-216-2350
       chairston@asla.org   
       

       

       
       
       
      Talk to me about:

       

      • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
      • The Field blog
      • Online learning webinars
      • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) exams
      • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)
       

       

      Chicquita Hairston, Coordinator, Professional Practice

      202-216-2350
       chairston@asla.org   
       

       

       
       
       
      Talk to me about:

       

      • Professional Practice Networks (PPNs)
      • The Field blog
      • Online learning webinars
      • Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) exams
      • Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS)
       

       

      Julia Lent, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director, Member and Chapter Services

      202-216-2330
       








      Talk to me about:
      • Chapter support 
      • Strategic planning
      • LARE Prep Subcommittee
       

      Julia Lent, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director, Member and Chapter Services

      202-216-2330
       








      Talk to me about:
      • Chapter support 
      • Strategic planning
      • LARE Prep Subcommittee
       

      Craig Grimm, Manager, Database Operations

      202-216-2329
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Membership database
      • Member lists
      • Billing information
      • Historical data request
      • Membership benefits
      • Adding or removing committee members to database
      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) subscription records
      • Fixing problems on ASLA.org concerning Member information/access 
       

      Craig Grimm, Manager, Database Operations

      202-216-2329
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Membership database
      • Member lists
      • Billing information
      • Historical data request
      • Membership benefits
      • Adding or removing committee members to database
      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) subscription records
      • Fixing problems on ASLA.org concerning Member information/access 
       

      Melissa Gobrecht, Manager, Chapter Relations & Membership Marketing

      202-216-2323
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Chapter leadership support and dues reporting
      • Chapter Operations Workbook (COW)
      • Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) and CPC News
      • Membership recruitment and retention marketing resources
      • Student chapters
       

      Melissa Gobrecht, Manager, Chapter Relations & Membership Marketing

      202-216-2323
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Chapter leadership support and dues reporting
      • Chapter Operations Workbook (COW)
      • Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) and CPC News
      • Membership recruitment and retention marketing resources
      • Student chapters
       

      Maxine Artis, Manager, Member Services

      202-216-7840
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Member or subscriber billing, payments, renewals, address updates, receipts 
      • Member benefit questions and fulfillment
      • Member status
      • Monthly ACH payments
      • Emeritus, Limited, and Temporary Status
      • Waiver request
      • Member or guest password resets
      • Updating the sign-in sheet, Employee Phone List, and ASLA Reference List
      • Membership, Chapter, Honor, and Student certificate request
      • Chapter and rebate deposit report
      • Firm Finder
       

      Maxine Artis, Manager, Member Services

      202-216-7840
       









      Talk to me about:
      • Member or subscriber billing, payments, renewals, address updates, receipts 
      • Member benefit questions and fulfillment
      • Member status
      • Monthly ACH payments
      • Emeritus, Limited, and Temporary Status
      • Waiver request
      • Member or guest password resets
      • Updating the sign-in sheet, Employee Phone List, and ASLA Reference List
      • Membership, Chapter, Honor, and Student certificate request
      • Chapter and rebate deposit report
      • Firm Finder
       

      Monica Barkley, Representative, Member Services and Subscriptions

      202-216-7851
      membership@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Members: payments, receipts, renewals, address changes, passwords
      • Chapter payments
      • Certificates for Chapter Awards
      • Subscribers: Missing issues, back orders, duplicates, Zinio accounts
      • Firm Finder 
      • Back-up for Joblink

       

      Monica Barkley, Representative, Member Services and Subscriptions

      202-216-7851
      membership@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Members: payments, receipts, renewals, address changes, passwords
      • Chapter payments
      • Certificates for Chapter Awards
      • Subscribers: Missing issues, back orders, duplicates, Zinio accounts
      • Firm Finder 
      • Back-up for Joblink

       

      Katrice Patten-Speight, Receptionist (Part-time)

      202-898-2444
       









      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA membership
      • Address change or profile update
      • Renew receipt request
      • Reinstatement
      • ASLA login 
      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) renewal, address change, gift subscription
      • Request for member account changes
       

      Katrice Patten-Speight, Receptionist (Part-time)

      202-898-2444
       









      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA membership
      • Address change or profile update
      • Renew receipt request
      • Reinstatement
      • ASLA login 
      • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) renewal, address change, gift subscription
      • Request for member account changes
       

      Kevin Fry, Director, Public Relations and Communications

      202-216-2356
      kfry@asla.org
       



      Kevin Fry is the Director of Public Relations and Communications at the American Society of Landscape Architects. In addition to his position at ASLA, he has held the most senior public communications positions at prominent national nonprofit organizations, including the American Institute of Architects, the American Architectural Foundation, Reading is Fundamental, and Alliance for Justice, and has served as President and CEO of Scenic America, an environmental advocacy organization. He has specialized in strategic and advocacy communications, high-level writing, and project management, and has particular expertise in building public awareness about the built and natural environments. Kevin has an M.A. in Legislative Affairs and a B.A. in Public Affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.





      Talk to me about:
      • Notes & Numbers fact sheet
      • Annual Public Awareness Summit oversight and implementation of results
      • Annual Diversity Summit organization and implementation of results
      • Annual Meeting and related event scripting 
      • Leadership communications support 
      • ASLA representation on panels and at events 
      • National Building Museum sponsorship 
      • ACE Mentor Program sponsorship
      • With others, Career Discovery 
      • AIA, APA collaboration
       

      Kevin Fry, Director, Public Relations and Communications

      202-216-2356
      kfry@asla.org
       



      Kevin Fry is the Director of Public Relations and Communications at the American Society of Landscape Architects. In addition to his position at ASLA, he has held the most senior public communications positions at prominent national nonprofit organizations, including the American Institute of Architects, the American Architectural Foundation, Reading is Fundamental, and Alliance for Justice, and has served as President and CEO of Scenic America, an environmental advocacy organization. He has specialized in strategic and advocacy communications, high-level writing, and project management, and has particular expertise in building public awareness about the built and natural environments. Kevin has an M.A. in Legislative Affairs and a B.A. in Public Affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.





      Talk to me about:
      • Notes & Numbers fact sheet
      • Annual Public Awareness Summit oversight and implementation of results
      • Annual Diversity Summit organization and implementation of results
      • Annual Meeting and related event scripting 
      • Leadership communications support 
      • ASLA representation on panels and at events 
      • National Building Museum sponsorship 
      • ACE Mentor Program sponsorship
      • With others, Career Discovery 
      • AIA, APA collaboration
       

      Karen Grajales, Manager, Public Relations

      202-216-2371
      ktgrajales@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Media relations
      • Writing and disseminating press releases
      • Public outreach campaigns and public relations strategy to maximize coverage of ASLA events and initiatives
      • Writing and disseminating advocacy news
      • Identifying and developing members to serve as media experts
      • Experts database
      • Monitoring media coverage of ASLA and landscape architecture
      • Talking points and presentations for media and public interaction
      • Outreach to allied organizations, such as the D.C. Environmental Education Consortium and Cultural Tourism D.C.
      • Local K-12 education outreach activities, such as the D.C. Adopt-a-Schools Program, and updating our Tools for Teachers page.

      Karen Grajales, Manager, Public Relations

      202-216-2371
      ktgrajales@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Media relations
      • Writing and disseminating press releases
      • Public outreach campaigns and public relations strategy to maximize coverage of ASLA events and initiatives
      • Writing and disseminating advocacy news
      • Identifying and developing members to serve as media experts
      • Experts database
      • Monitoring media coverage of ASLA and landscape architecture
      • Talking points and presentations for media and public interaction
      • Outreach to allied organizations, such as the D.C. Environmental Education Consortium and Cultural Tourism D.C.
      • Local K-12 education outreach activities, such as the D.C. Adopt-a-Schools Program, and updating our Tools for Teachers page.

      Jared Green, Senior Manager, Communications / Editor, The Dirt

      202-216-2348
       








      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA.org home page 
      • Creating new pages, tools, files on ASLA.org 
      • Short URLs and aliases for ASLA.org 
      • Fixing problems on ASLA.org, but not with JobLink, FirmFinder, or the member tools
      • Google Analytics 
      • The Dirt blog 
      • The Landscape Architect's Guide series 
      • Sustainable design resource guides 
      • Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes 
      • ASLA multimedia / videos on Vimeo 
      • Google adwords campaigns  
       
       

      Jared Green, Senior Manager, Communications / Editor, The Dirt

      202-216-2348
       








      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA.org home page 
      • Creating new pages, tools, files on ASLA.org 
      • Short URLs and aliases for ASLA.org 
      • Fixing problems on ASLA.org, but not with JobLink, FirmFinder, or the member tools
      • Google Analytics 
      • The Dirt blog 
      • The Landscape Architect's Guide series 
      • Sustainable design resource guides 
      • Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes 
      • ASLA multimedia / videos on Vimeo 
      • Google adwords campaigns  
       
       

      Paul Azzolini, Graphic Designer and Front End Developer

      202-216-2368 









      Talk to me about:
      • Fixing problems on ASLA.org and LAND 
      • Adding content, images, or files to ASLA.org 
      • Honors & Awards web sites 
      • Career Discovery web site 
      • Designing print materials (brochures, buttons, single sheets, and infographics)
      • ASLA ads in newspapers or other websites
      • Technical questions about Adobe Suite, Front-end Development, and Mobile and tablet web design 
       

      Paul Azzolini, Graphic Designer and Front End Developer

      202-216-2368 









      Talk to me about:
      • Fixing problems on ASLA.org and LAND 
      • Adding content, images, or files to ASLA.org 
      • Honors & Awards web sites 
      • Career Discovery web site 
      • Designing print materials (brochures, buttons, single sheets, and infographics)
      • ASLA ads in newspapers or other websites
      • Technical questions about Adobe Suite, Front-end Development, and Mobile and tablet web design 
       

      J.R. Taylor, Coordinator, Public Relations

      202-216-2345
       









      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn  
      • Chapter public awareness efforts
      • World Landscape Architecture Month
      • PARK(ing) Day
      • ASLA’s Public Awareness Summit
       

      J.R. Taylor, Coordinator, Public Relations

      202-216-2345
       









      Talk to me about:
      • ASLA’s Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn  
      • Chapter public awareness efforts
      • World Landscape Architecture Month
      • PARK(ing) Day
      • ASLA’s Public Awareness Summit
       

      Makeeya Hazelton, Coordinator, Honors & Awards

      202-216-2331
      mhazelton@asla.org










      Talk to me about:

      • Professional and Student Awards Program
      • Honors nominations
      • Awards Program Call for Entries
      • Student Awards Theater at ASLA’s annual meeting
      • Awards juries
      • Honors and Awards Advisory Committee

       

        Makeeya Hazelton, Coordinator, Honors & Awards

        202-216-2331
        mhazelton@asla.org










        Talk to me about:

        • Professional and Student Awards Program
        • Honors nominations
        • Awards Program Call for Entries
        • Student Awards Theater at ASLA’s annual meeting
        • Awards juries
        • Honors and Awards Advisory Committee

         

          Michael O'Brien, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director / Chief Financial Officer/Publisher

          202-216-2347
          mobrien@asla.org










          Talk to me about:

          • The “Bottom Line”
          • Financial policies and budgets
          • Taxes
          • Microsoft Excel
          • Baldrige framework for performance excellence

           

          Michael O'Brien, Hon. ASLA, Managing Director / Chief Financial Officer/Publisher

          202-216-2347
          mobrien@asla.org










          Talk to me about:

          • The “Bottom Line”
          • Financial policies and budgets
          • Taxes
          • Microsoft Excel
          • Baldrige framework for performance excellence

           

          Timothy Grisham, Manager, Accounting

          202-216-2332
           tgrisham@asla.org 
           









          Talk to me about:
          • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewals
          • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
          • LA CES providers: refunds 
          • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds
          • Corporate Members: payments and refunds
          • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
          • Chapter and Board leadership: rebates, reimbursements 
           
           
           

          Timothy Grisham, Manager, Accounting

          202-216-2332
           tgrisham@asla.org 
           









          Talk to me about:
          • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewals
          • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
          • LA CES providers: refunds 
          • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds
          • Corporate Members: payments and refunds
          • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
          • Chapter and Board leadership: rebates, reimbursements 
           
           
           

          Meiramgul Altassova, Accounting Technician

          202-216-2321
          maltassova@asla.org 










          Talk to me about: 

           

          • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewal
          • Corporate Members: payments and refunds 
          • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds 

           

            Meiramgul Altassova, Accounting Technician

            202-216-2321
            maltassova@asla.org 










            Talk to me about: 

             

            • Members: ACH and credit card payments, cancellations, refunds, renewal
            • Corporate Members: payments and refunds 
            • EXPO exhibitors and sponsors: payments and refunds 

             

              Cecilia Leftwich, Accounting Technician

              202-216-2322
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
              • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
              • Chapter and Board leadership reimbursements
               

              Cecilia Leftwich, Accounting Technician

              202-216-2322
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Staff: invoices, refunds, check requests, new credit cards and payments, UPS payments, vendor payments, wire transfers, and donor reports 
              • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) advertisers: invoicing and collections
              • Chapter and Board leadership reimbursements
               

              Joyce DePass, Director, Meetings and Special Programs

              202-216-2333
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Annual Meeting & EXPO and secondary meetings (Board of Trustees, etc) 
              • Annual Meeting logistics, including: convention center; menus; registration and housing; transportation and shuttle services; vendors and suppliers that support meetings; event and meeting marketing; local planning committees; offsite events; EXPO inquiries related to floorplan and F&B 
              • Annual Meeting and department budget
              • ROI and strategic planning regarding the Annual Meeting and secondary meetings
              • Future Annual Meetings 
              • Contracts
               

              Joyce DePass, Director, Meetings and Special Programs

              202-216-2333
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Annual Meeting & EXPO and secondary meetings (Board of Trustees, etc) 
              • Annual Meeting logistics, including: convention center; menus; registration and housing; transportation and shuttle services; vendors and suppliers that support meetings; event and meeting marketing; local planning committees; offsite events; EXPO inquiries related to floorplan and F&B 
              • Annual Meeting and department budget
              • ROI and strategic planning regarding the Annual Meeting and secondary meetings
              • Future Annual Meetings 
              • Contracts
               

              Kelli Bland, Manager, Meetings and Special Programs

              202-216-2328
               








              Talk to me about:
              • All items related to meetings, including in-house meetings
              • Annual Meeting logistics, including: student volunteer program; governance; Council of Fellows Dinner; registration and housing; signage; alumni tailgate; ticketing; staff travel and housing; and transportation and shuttle services. 
              • Council of Fellows
              • Hotels for special guest and VIPs
              • Restaurants 
              • Unique Venues
               

              Kelli Bland, Manager, Meetings and Special Programs

              202-216-2328
               








              Talk to me about:
              • All items related to meetings, including in-house meetings
              • Annual Meeting logistics, including: student volunteer program; governance; Council of Fellows Dinner; registration and housing; signage; alumni tailgate; ticketing; staff travel and housing; and transportation and shuttle services. 
              • Council of Fellows
              • Hotels for special guest and VIPs
              • Restaurants 
              • Unique Venues
               

              Les Blackmore, Green Purchasing Agent

              202-216-2351
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Business cards
              • Messenger (local) service
              • Mailings in/out; also UPS, FedEx, USPS Express
              • Office supplies: pens, paperclips, paper, staples, toner, coffee/tea, soaps, envelopes, etc… 
              • Inbound checks/payment endorsement (prior to routing to various departments)
              • Special order equipment (non-computer)
               

              Les Blackmore, Green Purchasing Agent

              202-216-2351
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Business cards
              • Messenger (local) service
              • Mailings in/out; also UPS, FedEx, USPS Express
              • Office supplies: pens, paperclips, paper, staples, toner, coffee/tea, soaps, envelopes, etc… 
              • Inbound checks/payment endorsement (prior to routing to various departments)
              • Special order equipment (non-computer)
               

              Sarah Strelzik, Senior Production Manager, Landscape Architecture Magazine

              202-216-2341
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) ad specs and submission process
              • ASLA house ads in LAM
              • Special distribution of LAM
              • Inserts printed by Royle
              • The LAMMY Awards
              • The LAM Product Directory
              • LAM on Zinio
               

              Sarah Strelzik, Senior Production Manager, Landscape Architecture Magazine

              202-216-2341
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) ad specs and submission process
              • ASLA house ads in LAM
              • Special distribution of LAM
              • Inserts printed by Royle
              • The LAMMY Awards
              • The LAM Product Directory
              • LAM on Zinio
               

              Daryl Brach, Senior Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

              202-216-2335
              dbrach@asla.org









              Talk to me about:

              • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
              • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
              • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
              • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA

              Daryl Brach, Senior Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

              202-216-2335
              dbrach@asla.org









              Talk to me about:

              • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
              • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
              • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
              • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA

              Kathleen Thomas, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

              202-216-2363
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
              • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
              • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
              • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
               

              Kathleen Thomas, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

              202-216-2363
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
              • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
              • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
              • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
               

              Greg Boersma, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

              202-216-7853
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
              • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
              • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
              • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
               

              Greg Boersma, Sales Manager, EXPO and LAM Advertising

              202-216-7853
               








              Talk to me about:
              • Advertising in Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM)
              • Exhibiting at ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO 
              • Sponsoring ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO
              • Becoming a Corporate Member of ASLA
               

              Brad McKee, Editor in Chief

              202-216-2346
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Story ideas for the magazine
              • Comments about a magazine article
              • The LAM blog
              • The Landscape Report—ideas or comments
              • Freelance story assignments
               

              Brad McKee, Editor in Chief

              202-216-2346
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Story ideas for the magazine
              • Comments about a magazine article
              • The LAM blog
              • The Landscape Report—ideas or comments
              • Freelance story assignments
               

              Margaret Zackowitz, Managing Editor

              202-216-2366
              mzackowitz@asla.org









              Talk to me about:

              • LAM contributor invoices
              • LAM editorial deadlines
              • LAM photo acquisition and crediting
              • Writing/editing possible stories for LAM 








              Margaret Zackowitz, Managing Editor

              202-216-2366
              mzackowitz@asla.org









              Talk to me about:

              • LAM contributor invoices
              • LAM editorial deadlines
              • LAM photo acquisition and crediting
              • Writing/editing possible stories for LAM 








              Chris McGee, Art Director

              202-216-2342
              cmcgee@asla.org










              Talk to me about:

              • Layout and design of the editorial pages within LAM (not advertising)
              • Issues related to the quality of images on the editorial pages of LAM

               

              Chris McGee, Art Director

              202-216-2342
              cmcgee@asla.org










              Talk to me about:

              • Layout and design of the editorial pages within LAM (not advertising)
              • Issues related to the quality of images on the editorial pages of LAM

               

              Jennifer Reut, Senior Editor

              202-216-2358
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Editorial for the magazine
              • Emerging professionals and students in the magazine
              • Meet the Editor at Annual Meeting and Expo
              • Landscape history and preservation

              Jennifer Reut, Senior Editor

              202-216-2358
               









              Talk to me about:
              • Editorial for the magazine
              • Emerging professionals and students in the magazine
              • Meet the Editor at Annual Meeting and Expo
              • Landscape history and preservation

              Lisa Schultz, Associate Editor

              202-216-2349
              lschultz@asla.org  










              Talk to me about:

              • Copyediting for LAM and LAND
              • Grammar
              • ASLA Style Guide
              • Fact checking
              • Proofreading needs

               

              Lisa Schultz, Associate Editor

              202-216-2349
              lschultz@asla.org  










              Talk to me about:

              • Copyediting for LAM and LAND
              • Grammar
              • ASLA Style Guide
              • Fact checking
              • Proofreading needs

               

              Emily Cox, Writer / Editorial Design Assistant

              202-216-2357 
               ecox@asla.org 








              Talk to me about:
              • The Landscape Report
              • The LAM website and content
              • LAM social media (Twitter and Facebook)
              • LAM layout and design
              • Photo acquisition and crediting 

              Emily Cox, Writer / Editorial Design Assistant

              202-216-2357 
               ecox@asla.org 








              Talk to me about:
              • The Landscape Report
              • The LAM website and content
              • LAM social media (Twitter and Facebook)
              • LAM layout and design
              • Photo acquisition and crediting 

              Elizabeth Hebron, Director, State Government Affairs

              202-216-2324
              ehebron@asla.org









              Talk to me about:

              • State advocacy, including state legislation, regulations, policies and programs
              • State licensure threats and opportunities
              • Advocacy Summit and webinars
              • National Policies
              • Advocacy tools and resources, including the state licensure toolkit and fact sheets, and comparisons of state licensure requirements and laws

               

               

              Elizabeth Hebron, Director, State Government Affairs

              202-216-2324
              ehebron@asla.org









              Talk to me about:

              • State advocacy, including state legislation, regulations, policies and programs
              • State licensure threats and opportunities
              • Advocacy Summit and webinars
              • National Policies
              • Advocacy tools and resources, including the state licensure toolkit and fact sheets, and comparisons of state licensure requirements and laws

               

               

              Bradley Rawls, Manager, State Government Affairs

              202-216-2370
              brawls@asla.org 







              Talk to me about:

              • State advocacy, including state legislation, regulations, policies and programs
              • Legislative bill tracker info 
              • State licensure threats and opportunities
              • Advocacy Summit
              • Advocacy tools and resources, including the state licensure toolkit and fact sheets, and comparisons of state licensure requirements and laws
              • Developing successful site tours
              • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters

               

              Bradley Rawls, Manager, State Government Affairs

              202-216-2370
              brawls@asla.org 







              Talk to me about:

              • State advocacy, including state legislation, regulations, policies and programs
              • Legislative bill tracker info 
              • State licensure threats and opportunities
              • Advocacy Summit
              • Advocacy tools and resources, including the state licensure toolkit and fact sheets, and comparisons of state licensure requirements and laws
              • Developing successful site tours
              • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters

               

              Kaitlin Errickson, Coordinator, Government Affairs

              202-216-7841
              kerrickson@asla.org 









              Talk to me about:
              • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
              • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
              • Legislative bill tracker info
              • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
              • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
              • State legislative and licensure advocacy
              • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
              • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
              • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
               

              Kaitlin Errickson, Coordinator, Government Affairs

              202-216-7841
              kerrickson@asla.org 









              Talk to me about:
              • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
              • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
              • Legislative bill tracker info
              • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
              • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
              • State legislative and licensure advocacy
              • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
              • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
              • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
               

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

              202-216-2334
               









              Talk to me about:
              • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs
              • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Day training sessions
              • Federal transportation programs including: Surface Transportation Block Grant program, TIGER, Safe Routes to School, Recreational Trails Program, CMAQ, transit-oriented development, and other bike/ped programs
              • Federal legislation related to parks and urban forestry, including LWCF.
              • Working with federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, U.S. General Services Administration, and U.S. Small Business Administration
              • Working with the White House
              • Federal landscape architects 
               
                 

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

                202-216-2334
                 









                Talk to me about:
                • ASLA federal advocacy, including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs
                • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Day training sessions
                • Federal transportation programs including: Surface Transportation Block Grant program, TIGER, Safe Routes to School, Recreational Trails Program, CMAQ, transit-oriented development, and other bike/ped programs
                • Federal legislation related to parks and urban forestry, including LWCF.
                • Working with federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, U.S. General Services Administration, and U.S. Small Business Administration
                • Working with the White House
                • Federal landscape architects 
                 
                   

                  Daniel Hart, Manager, Government Affairs

                  202-216-2370
                   










                  Talk to me about:

                  • ASLA federal advocacy including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs
                  • The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate
                  • Federal issues pertaining to stormwater, water quality and conservation, green infrastructure, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), climate change and resiliency, and public lands including federal, state, and local parks.
                  • Working with federal agencies like the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. State Department
                  • ASLA Advocacy Day 
                   
                     

                    Daniel Hart, Manager, Government Affairs

                    202-216-2370
                     










                    Talk to me about:

                    • ASLA federal advocacy including federal legislation, regulations, policies and programs
                    • The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate
                    • Federal issues pertaining to stormwater, water quality and conservation, green infrastructure, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), climate change and resiliency, and public lands including federal, state, and local parks.
                    • Working with federal agencies like the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Park Service, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. State Department
                    • ASLA Advocacy Day 
                     
                       

                      Kaitlin Errickson , Government Affairs Coordinator

                      202-216-7841
                      kerrickson@asla.org 










                      Talk to me about:

                      • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
                      • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
                      • Legislative bill tracker info
                      • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
                      • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
                      • State legislative and licensure advocacy
                      • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
                      • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
                      • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
                       

                      Kaitlin Errickson , Government Affairs Coordinator

                      202-216-7841
                      kerrickson@asla.org 










                      Talk to me about:

                      • ASLA Advocacy & iAdvocate webpages
                      • Social media (Twitter) for advocacy
                      • Legislative bill tracker info
                      • Registering for and navigating the iAdvocate Network (advocate.asla.org)  
                      • Creating advocacy alerts and grassroots advocacy campaigns for states/chapters
                      • State legislative and licensure advocacy
                      • ASLA Advocacy Day and Advocacy Summit
                      • Engaging emerging professionals and students in advocacy efforts
                      • Advocacy tools, including the Active Transportation Toolkit, leave behinds, and videos
                       


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