Landscape Design Association Presidents

  • Noreen Edwards 2017
  • Noreen Edwards 2016
  • Julia Bunn 2015
  • Chris Carey 2014
  • Cathy Litrofsky 2013
  • Karen Koerth 2012
  • Anne Flannery 2011
  • Brian Shea 2010
  • Patty Glicksberg 2009
  • Shannon Hackett 2008
  • Steve Marzahl 2007
  • Todd Hayden 2006
  • Ruth Ward 2005
  • Kathy Robin 2004
  • Steve Boese 2003
  • Dean MacMorris 2002
  • Sharon Anderson 2001
  • Nancy Sauerberg 2000
  • Pam Duthie 1999
  • Marcia Ellis 1998
  • Tim Christie 1997
  • Margaret Morris 1996
  • Rosalind Reed 1995
  • Mitsy Granzow 1994
  • Sheila Hollander 1993
  • Mary Jane Klein 1992
  • Pam Duthie 1991
Program Title
Program Description
Date

Winter Party

Holiday party potluck at Julia Bunns
12/6/2016

Annual meeting

It's All About the Soil w/ Lynn Bement, Compost Queen
11/15/2016

Tour and summer party

Toured the 606, Bloomingdale Trail in Chicago with Chris Gent, past pres of ISLA and Jean Linsner of Trust for Public Land. Part at Carol Heffernans home
9/13/2016

Program

New products at Chalet with Jennifer Brennan
4/14/2016

Program

City Gardens with Kathy Simpson, Suzanne Frank and Rinda West
3/23/2016

Program

Rick Darke, The Living Landscape
2/19/2016

Program

Best Practices in Landscape Business Management with Anne Roberts, Diane Smith, Wanda Evangelista, and Melissa Bell. Moderated by Dean McMorris
1/12/2016

Winter Party

Holiday Party at Pam Duthie's
12/8/2015

Annual Meeting

Renovating Existing Landscapes: Paul fr Doug Hoerr
11/17/2015

Tour

Growing Fruits for the Midwest. Alan Crosnow
10/25/2015

Tour

Tour of Intrinsic Perennials. Brent Horvath tour guide
9/13/2015

Garden Walk and Dinner

Garden Walk in Evanston and Rogers Park: Karen Koerth, Pat Bernard, Labyrinth at St Scholastica, Chris Carey, Suzanne Frank
7/24/2015

Program

Municipal Regulations: Panel Presentation and disc. Phyllis Cheskin, Heath Frey (Hirsch), Nancy Hannick, Craig Harthan
3/17/2015

Winter Workshop

Design Off. Marilyn Musgjerd and Mary Jane Klein, Nancy Hannick, Julia Bunn, Brandon Roos, Laurie Tanenbaum
2/23/2015

Program

Gorgeous Low Maintenance Garden Design. Presented by Roy Diblik
1/27/2015

Winter Party

Holiday Party at Pam Duthie's
12/10/2014

Annual Meeting

Butterfly Program at Peggy Notebaert Museum. Doug Taron, Curator
11/18/2014

Party

Soil-less urban garden by Kelly Fitzsimmons, Cathy Litrofsky, Craig Harthan and Chris Carey
9/27/2014

Garden Walk and Dinner

Garden Walk in Des Plaines and Arl Hts. Dinner and Monarch Lecture and Demo by Sue Fox McGovern at Lurveys
7/18/2014

Program

Mid-Century Modern Residential Landscape Design, Form-Function and Drainage. Lecture by Greg Pierceall
3/17/2014

Program

Organic Vegetables from Your Own Back Yard. Lecure by Jeanne Nolan
1/30/2014

Winter Party

LDA Holiday Party at the home of Pam Duthie

12/9/2013

Annual Meeting

Program: Living Walls by Brian Mitalo of Tournesol Siteworks and Chad Osborn of Sage Vertical Gardens

11/12/2013

Program

Business Plans for Landscape Designers. Lecture by Rosalind Reed

10/3/2013

Field Trip

Tour of the beautiful gardens surrounding Craig Bergmann's home and business at the Armour weekend home designed by David Adler

9/6/2013

Garden Walk/BBQ

City of Chicago Garden Walk and BBQ following at Chicago Specialty Gardens roof top garden

7/26/2013

Program

Native Plants by Trish Beckjord & Jack Pizzo at the Morton Arboretum

3/21/2013

Workshop

Water Management: Sensible Solutions for Landscape Designers, Evelyn Pease Tyner Center, Glenview

2/7/2013

Network

LDA Holiday Party at the home of Pam Duthie

12/12/2012

Annual Meeting

Program: SketchUp: A Versatile Tool for Landscape Designers by Sean Kelley at the Center For Green Technology in Chicago

11/12/2012

Field Trip

Finding Inspiration Tour, Anderson Japanese Garden and J. Carlson Growers

9/22/2012

Garden Walk/BarBQ

Evanston / Wilmette Garden Walk and BBQ at home of Marilyn Musgjerd

7/27/2012

Program/Tour

New Flowering Shrub Selections and "Native Plants for the Residential Garden"

3/22/2012

Workshop

Design-Off - Winnetka property. Suzanne Covingtry and Linda Farrington (Bertog), Ryan Delia, Jackie Kotz, Diedre Toner, Julia Bunn and Greg Piercall.

3/1/2012

Panel Discussion

From Design to Installation: The Contractor's View with Melissa Conroy, Ryan Heitman, & Daniel Wood

2/2/2012

Network

LDA Holiday Party at the home of Pam Duthie

12/7/2011

Annual Meeting/Program

Program:  Social Media, Website Marketing and Social Networking with Sima Dahl, at the Center For Green Technology in Chicago

11/8/2011

Tour/Social

Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Garden Walk, BBQ following at home of Rommy Lopat

9/23/2011

Tour/Presentation

Jeanne Nolan's organic vegetable garden after a presentation of growing food on urban & suburban sites

8/2/2011

Field Trip

Northwind Perennial Farm with plantsman Roy Diblik

7/9/2011

Program

LDA Lends a Helping Hand Youth Build Lake County Program

4/19/11

Panel Discussion

"Plant Palettes" Pam Duthie, Dierdre Toner, Brian Shea and Kim Kozimor share their top choices.

3/8/11

Workshop

"A Sense of Place"  Private Design workshop with Darrell Morrison, FASLA.

2/25/11

Program

"QuickBooks and Taxes, A Review" presented by Terry Bishop of Selden Fox, Ltd.

1/27/11

Network

LDA Holiday Party at the home of Pam Duthie

12/5/10

Program

"The Care of Trees' presented by Arborsmith

Annual Meeting

11/17/10

Tour

Tour the Gardens of Rick Bayless with Bill Shores

10/7/10

Tour/Network

Western Suburbs Garden Tour,  BBQ following at home of Nancy Saucerberg

9/25/10

Tour

Green Roof Tour with Greg Raymond

7/30/10

Panel Discussion

"What I wish I knew then" LDA member panel shares tips for new to the industry

3/30/10

Workshop

Graphics Workshop with Bill Mitchell, Sean Kelley and Steve Marzahl.

3/12/10

Program

Design off - City property presentations by L. Maurer, M. Wirtz, N. Edwards, C. Heffernan, P. Glicksberg, S. Weidner

2/17/10

Network

Chicago Specialty Garden's New Rooftop Display w/ Phil Cleland

10/8/09

Network

Christmas Party at Pam Duthies, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of LDA!

12/2009

Panel Discussion

Positioning for the 2009 Economy - Todd Hayden, Cindy Scheel, Andrew Clauson, Roz Reed - Annual Meeting

11/2009

Network

BBQ Social at Dean MacMorris Farm w/ guided Tour by Jack Pizzo

9/2009

Network

Glenview/Winnetka Garden Walk w/ refreshments at Pagoda Red

8/2009

Program

Protect your valuable Digital Information - Steve Marzahl

3/2009

Workshop

'Design-Off', 4 LDA members design for a Lake Bluff property

2/2009

Program

10 Commandments for Small Business Owners by Jerry Pinney

1/2009

Program

Hardscape Materials - by Jon Hirsch, Krugel Cobbles

11/2008

Tour

Tour of Midwest Groundcovers by Kevin McGowen sharing his tried and true favorites

10/2008

Network

Deerfield, Bannockburn, HP, Garden Walk and BBQ Social at Glicksberg Home

8/2008

Panel Discussion

Irrigation Panel - Mary Schrero, John Boseman, Lynn Carter, Todd Hayden

3/2008

Workshop

Better by Design, Fred Huber CPA, Phil Cleland, Tibor Gomory

2/2008

Program

On the Road Garden Design, Shannon Hackett, Julie Siegal

1/2008

Panel Discussion

Design Trends in the landscape Industry - Beth Botts, Todd Hayden, Rinda West & Alex Head

11/2007

Network

BBQ Social at Glicksberg Home Deerfield

9/2007

Tour

Tour, Program & Lunch at C.J. Fiore Nursery

8/2007

Network

Chicago Garden Walk - Phil Cleland, Rinda West - What's in your truck? by Brian Shea

7/2007

Network

Dinner Social with Julie Moir Messervy at Shannon Hackett's home

4/2007

Program

Website Development with Brandon Wilson of Distant Horizon

3/2007

Program

Dynascape Design Software, Demonstration by Len Hordyk

1/2007

Program

Balancing Work, life and Health:  Wellness Center Arlington Heights

11/2006

Panel Discussion/Tour

What to do with the Water?  Sue Cubberly, Beata Walsh, jay Womack and Tour of Chicago Center for Green Technology

10/2006

Tour

Ball Seed Company Tour and Lunch, Jim Nau

8/2006

Program

Taming the Paper Tiger, Tim Thoelecke

4/2006

Workshop

Landscape Design with Greg Pierceall

2/2006

Program

Designing with Natural Stone, Bill Mitchell, Shawn Weidner, Slides from Appian Stone Works

3/2006

Program

Garden Design for Shade with Pam Wolfe

1/2006

Panel Discussion

Growing Your Business, Dean MacMorris, Diane Smith, Steve Boese, Annual Meeting

11/2005

Program

Sharpen Your Pruning Skills with Craig Martin at Schmectig Landscape

10/2005

Tour

Working with Natural Stone at Lurvey's

9/2005

Program

Not the Same Old, Same Old - New and Better Plants for the Urban Garden

4/2005

Program

Urban Soils: A designer's Guide to Soil Management

3/2005

Workshop

Graphics (2 days) with Mike Linn

2/2005

Network

Meet up with LDA at Mid-Am Horticultural Trade Show

1/2005

Tour

Rich's Foxwillow Pines and Kimball & Bean

10/2004

Program

Employment Issues in the Green Industry by Donald McNeil, Esquire

11/2004

Tour

Beaver Creek

9/2004

Panel Discussion

Business Practices & Trade Customs, John Beaudry, Phil Cleland, Sheena John, Anita Phillipsborn, Steve Marzhal, Tina Shaw

4/2004

Tour

Lurvey's Tour and Presentation by Unilock

3/2004

Program

Creative Applications of Digital Photography, Tim Thoelecke

2/2004

Workshop

LDA Photography Workshop, Linda Oyama Bryan

2/2004

Program

Marketing and Promotion,  Annual Meeting

11/2003

Tour

Behind the Scenes at Millennium Park, Christy Webber & Terry Guen

9/2003

Tour

A Day with Mariani Landscaping

10/2003

Network

Dinner Social and Disscussin with Christopher Lloyd & Fergus Garrett

5/2003

Program

Accessorizing the Garden for Fun & Profit, Steve Boese, Debra Phillips, Beau Kimball

3/2003

Panel Discussion

Irrigation Roundtable, Marty Schrero, Todd Hayden, Phil Cleland @ Oak Park Conservatory

2/2003