Open Positions Announcement
The Climate Action Plan Committee
Join the Climate Action Committee of AZASLA and be a part of the transformative movement towards a more sustainable future. Our committee comprises passionate professionals dedicated to making a positive impact on our environment. By joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to shape the landscape of Arizona, drive climate resilience, and lead the charge in mitigating climate change through innovative design and advocacy. Together, we can create a greener, more resilient Arizona for generations to come. Join us in making a difference today! Professional, associate, affiliate, and student members are encouraged to join!
The University of Arizona Student Liaison
The Student Liaison helps to bridge the gap between aspiring landscape architects and experienced practitioners, fostering meaningful connections and opportunities within the field of landscape architecture. The primary role of this individual is to facilitate and organize an annual student internship mixer between the AZASLA Chapter and the student chapter members. Responsibilities include coordinating event logistics, communication, and engagement. Collaborating with AZASLA members and UofA ASLA student members, the Student Liaison ensures a seamless experience for event promotion and registration while creating an environment conducive to networking and information exchange.
Public Awareness & WLAM Chair
The Public Awareness and WLAM Chair for the AZASLA Chapter plays a leading role in raising awareness about the positive impacts of landscape architecture across Arizona. During World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), this individual spearheads initiatives that educate and engage the broader public by celebrating the vital role landscape architecture has in shaping healthy, resilient, and beautiful places for all. The chair will collaborate with other AZASLA members and allied professionals in the coordinating of and collaborating on special events, workshops, and public campaigns.
MAG Active Transportation Committee Representation
The Representative for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) Active Transportation Committee is a non-voting position yet requires active participation in committee discussions, meetings, and initiatives related to active transportation planning and design in Maricopa County. This individual must be a member of the AZASLA Chapter and will represent landscape architecture with expertise, insights, and perspectives with the goal of enhancing active transportation projects by thoughtful integrations of landscape architecture principles. Responsibilities include keeping informed on the latest trends, research, and best practice in active transportation and urban design that integrates pedestrian and cyclist safety, accessibility, and overall well-being that result in healthier and sustainable urban environments.
The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Liaison plays a critical role in enhancing communication and collaboration between the AZASLA Chapter and CELA. This individual will bridge the two communities with a focus upon sharing industry insights, advocating for common issues, fostering networking opportunities, supporting member engagement, all of which contribute to the growth of the landscape architecture community.
Mesquite Journal Coordinator
The Mesquite Journal Coordinator is responsible for executing the annual publication of the Mesquite Journal, a magazine showcasing award-winning projects, insightful articles, and sponsorship acknowledgements. This individual may work with a larger team in order to currate compelling content through a rigorous editorial process resulting in a dynamic and highly professional publication that is desired by the members of AZASLA. The Mesquite Journal is published both digitally and in hardcopy, aligned with the timing of the AZ ASLA Annual Awards Gala. The ideal candidate along with their team will possess excellent organizational skills, graphic competency, rigorous attention to detail, and effective communication skills that effectively convey the mission of AZASLA.