Lisa Cowan, PLA, ASLA is Principal at Studioverde – a collaborative of landscape architects and site practitioners working together to create sustainable and resilient high performance landscapes. Lisa has expertise in ecology-based planning, design, low impact construction and land management. She was invited to join the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) Task Force group to help develop the standards for the SITES AP credential. Lisa is an officer in the American Society of Landscape Architect’s Sustainable Design and Development (SDD) Practice group and co-edits ASLA’s The Field – a source for sustainable design trends and research. Lisa is an active public speaker and teacher and spoke at the University of Connecticut’s 2016 Sustainable Landscapes Conference on ecological design methodologies for urban spaces.
CeCe Haydock is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited New York state licensed landscape architect, a chapter member of the US Green Building Council, and an officer of the American Society of Landscape Architects Sustainable Design and Development professional group. Her practice focuses on site planning and design and consulting for sustainable design and projects seeking SITES (the Sustainable Sites Initiative) and LEED certification. In 2015, her SITES pilot project Hempstead Plains Interpretive Center received a 2-star certification. CeCe also lectures on the SITES program and historic gardens.