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ASLA Council of Fellows

The designation of Fellow is conferred on individuals by the national ASLA in recognition of exceptional accomplishments in landscape architecture over a sustained period of time.

Elections are based on recognition of professional excellence and outstanding accomplishments as represented in the nomination materials presented by the nominee’s chapter. Fellows are landscape architects with at least ten years of full membership in ASLA, elected to the Fellowship in honor of their outstanding contributions to the profession. Categories for nomination and election are: Works, Leadership/Management, Knowledge and Service.

The nominating committee reviews eligible candidate nominations and applications and works closely with each applicant to develop the nomination package.  To be eligible, nominees must:

  • Be an ASLA Full Member in good standing
  • Have achieved at least 10 continuous years as a Full Member at the time of nomination.
  • Have demonstrated exceptional contribution over an extended period of time.
  • Have had a significant impact on the public and the profession
  • Have received recognition for that contribution and its impact from multiple sources.

Colorado ASLA Fellows

There have been a total of 1,021 Fellows elected since 1899. The list below indicates the 35 current, active and emeritus member Fellows from or currently residing in Colorado along with the nominating body and year of induction.

Adamson, Jerry L. CO 2004
Adsit, Russell A. TN 1992
Bates, Mary N. FL 2015
Bishop, Axel CO 2014
Bressler, Gene CO 2007
Butler, II, Russell L. CO 2002
Coronato, Craig C. CO, 2008
Crystal, Joseph H. CO 1999
Culbertson, Kurt CO 1994
Dye, Angela D. AZ 2007
Ensign, Donald H. CO 1993
Eyerly, Eugene CO 2009
Flores, Phillip E. CO 1986
Godi, Donald H. CO 1997
Hawkey, Thomas CO 2009
Jensen, David R. CO 2003
Johnson, Mark W. CO 1996
Johnson, Todd D. CO 2004
Kincade, Heather AZ 2010
Layton, Rob CO 2010
Marshall, Richard K. CO 1994
McKenzie, Jana D. CO 2010
Moore, Lynn A. CO 1995
Mullins, Margaret Ann CO 2003
Patten, Gerald D. CO 1986
Paulson, Merlyn J. CO 1994
Pearson, Dean J.R. CO 2012
Petersen, Jodie A. CO 2013
Porter, Joe A. CO 1988
Reid, Grant W. CO 2002
Reynolds, John J. CO 1989
Rubba, Dennis W. CO 2015
Schaal, Herbert R. CO 1990
Schneckenburger, Amy L. CC 2003
Shaw, Richard William CO 2003
Shea, J. Patrick, Jr. CO 2004
Shrack, J. Kipp MD 1994
Sibelius, Troy D. CO 2010
Smith, Robert W. CO 2002
Specht, Stanley V. CO 1998
Steenhagen, Robert CO 1980
Verdone, James G.  CO 2011
Vitek, Bill CO 2007
Walling, Larry D. CO 2003
Wenk, William E. CO 1995
Whipple, Carol A. CO 2002

Council Of Fellows Nomination Schedule


Final Nominations Submitted to National


National Jury Convenes to Select Class of Fellows


Class of Fellows Induction at ASLA Annual Meeting

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