November 17, 2022 - The Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF), a Washington, DC-based not-for-profit organization, announced its new members of its Board of Directors and executive leadership team for the coming year, including Hoerr Schaudt Principal Rob Gray. Through its programs and initiatives, LAF works to increase the capacity, influence, and impact of landscape architects to create a more sustainable, just, and resilient future.

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The 2022-2023 LAF Board of Directors began its term on November 11. Roberto Rovira, of Florida International University, succeeded now Past-President Kofi Boone, FASLA, of North Carolina State University, whose leadership helped LAF realize the highly successful Grounding the Green New Deal Superstudio and Summit, and leaves LAF poised for future growth. Michael Grove, FASLA, PLA, Principal of Sasaki, became President-Elect following a term as Vice President of Development.

Directors Elaine Kearney and Signe Nielsen stepped into Vice President roles, while five other officers continue in their positions on the executive leadership team. In addition, nine new Directors joined the LAF Board, bringing extensive experience and knowledge from landscape architecture practice, industry, and the nonprofit sector:

  • Sandra Nam Cioffi, Ink Landscape Architects
  • Gonzalo Cruz, AECOM
  • Rob Gray, Hoerr Schaudt
  • Clarence Lacy, RIOS
  • Scott LaMont, EDSA
  • Lauren Leighty, SmithGroup
  • Jade Paul, Jacobs
  • Gary Sorge, Stantec
  • Steve Schepers, SiteOne

A total of 33 professionals serve on the LAF Board of Directors. See the full LAF Board of Directors here.

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