BSLA’s ExComm Meetings are open to all and are generally
the third Thursday of every month, 7:30 – 9:00 am,
at Weston & Sampson’s Design Studio,
85 Devonshire Street, Boston
BSLA Members Voted: In a special election, Chris Moyles, ASLA was endorsed as the new President-Elect. Chris has been serving on the board as Path Leader for Business Development and is a Principal at Reed Hilderbrand in Cambridge. His term begins immediately and he will assume the Presidency in October at the ASLA Annual Meeting.
The BSLA Board thanks Tim Nickerson, ASLA for continuing as Past President for the additional months until this special election was concluded.
President | Cheri Ruane, ASLA
President-Elect | Chris Moyles, ASLA
Treasurer | Jef Fasser, ASLA
Trustee | Jeanne Lukenda, ASLA
Member at Large | Tim Nickerson, ASLA
Western MA Section Chair | Mark Lindhult, FASLA
Maine Section Co-Chair | Lisa Cowan, ASLA and Michelle Grover, ASLA
BSLA Path Leaders and Committee Chairs
Strengthen landscape architecture in Massachusetts and Maine by becoming active in one of the BSLA committees. Volunteers are always needed for number of events, programs, and tasks. Opportunities exist for short-term commitments and long-term involvement. Contact the Committee Chair(s) for additional information or send your interests and availability to Chapter Office.
Many activities are focused within PATHS. BSLA has five paths of effort that all are focused on Supporting the Success of our members.
RECOGNITION |Joe Strayer, ASLA and Andrew Arbaugh, ASLA
Administers the annual BSLA Awards for excellence in design and planning and the Design Challange. Also organizes the annual gala during which the Awards are presented. For current year award information, click here.
PUBLIC OUTREACH | Michael Radner, ASLA
Collaborates with the other committees to increase awareness of chapter endeavors through the use of electronic and other media. Maintains the Chapter’s official social media outlets.
PROFESSIONAL AND CAREER DEVEOPMENT |Nate Frazee, Associate ASLA and Emily Milliman, Associate ASLA
Organizes educational and social events, formal and informal, to support and engage our members. Some programming is specifically for Emerging Professional. Creates and hosts the annual Landscape Architecture Conference + Xpo, Open House, Holiday Party and more!
MEMBER RELATIONS | Rebecca McKevitz, Associate ASLA
Supports membership initiatives to maintain and grow chapter membership. Coordinates with our three Student ASLA Chapters on membership drives. Organizes initiatives to increase awareness of ASLA/BSLA membership to fellow landscape architects.
Manages Member Benefits.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT | Chris Moyles, ASLA
And for ongoing Committee Chairs
Fellows Nominations | Harry Dodson, FASLA
Solicits nominees for Fellows of the ASLA and other ASLA Awards. Recruits and screens nominees for the BSLA Executive Committee and Committee Chairs.
Board Nominations and Recruitment | Tim Nickerson, ASLA
Develops slate of candidates for open BSLA Board positions for presentation to ExComm.
ASLA | Historic American Landscape Survey (HALS) | Marion Pressley, FASLA
ASLA |Public Awareness | Michael Radner, ASLA
LOCAL | City of Boston Landmarks Commission | John Amadeo, ASLA and David Berarducci, ASLA
LOCAL | City of Boston Edward Ingersoll Browne Fund | Ray Dunetz, ASLA
LOCAL | Emerald Necklace Conservancy | Elena Saporta, ASLA
Serving on ASLA Committees
Bradley Cantrell, ASLA, Annual Meeting Advisory Committee
Marion Pressley, FASLA, Archives Committee
Tim Nickerson, ASLA, Constitution & Bylaws Committee
Maria Bellata, ASLA, Council on Education
Robert Barella, Associate ASLA, Emerging Professionals Committee
Diana Fernandez, ASLA, Emerging Professionals Committee
Justin Heil, ASLA, Emerging Professionals Committee
Siyu Xiao, Associate ASLA, Emerging Professionals Committee
Terrence Dewan, FASLA, Ethics Committee, Student Awards Jury
Thomas Doolittle, ASLA, Finance Committee
Kenneth Bassett, FASLA, Firm CEO Roundtable
Harry Fuller, FASLA, Firm CEO Roundtable
Gary Hilderbrand, FASLA, Firm CEO Roundtable
Niall Kirkwood, FASLA, Firm CEO Roundtable
Kimberly Drake, ASLA, LACES Review Committee
Eric Kramer, ASLA, Landscape Architecture Magazine Advisory Committee
Steven Ribble, ASLA, Licensure Committee
Laura Solano, ASLA, Chair, Students Award Jury