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

LDA Looks Ahead

LDA Winter Programs:


How They Do It
LDA presents a member panel: They have different business models: Design only, design/build, high end and not, containers only, commercial and residential, Chicago and suburban. They will share secrets of pricing, contracts, business plans, etc.
Oakton Community College in Skokie, 7701 N Lincoln Avenue, Skokie, Rm P104
RSVP to Noreen at
Cost: Free to members; $25 for non-members. See below for link to Paypal page


Sustainability and Beyond
Why Sustainable Landscaping, Designing Habitat Gardens, Organic Lawn Care and Plants for a Sustainable Landscape
Evelyn Pease Tyner Center, 2400 Compass Road, Glenview
Cost: Free to members; $25 for non-members. Box lunches optional. See below for link to Paypal page
RSVP to Sue Davis by email:


Landscape Design: Concept to Details
Design is Invisible Until it Does Not Work
Presented by an LDA favorite, Gregory Pierceall. Greg is a Purdue University Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture, and national and international design judge.
--Hands-on workshop. He’ll share projects and insights about design reviews and critiques. Participants may bring a design to critique!Bring red, green and blue pencils or markers.  
Location: Cook County Forest Preserve Volunteer Resource Center, 6100 N. Central,Chicago, IL
Cost: $50 for members (plus fee for optional lunch). $75 for non-members
Questions to Noreen by email:
Find the Paypal dropdown menu to Reserve your spot and pay for box lunch below:

Membership Fees, Program Fees, Lunch Fee. Click on arrow to find


Also on the dock for LDA for 2017:

  • Design Meets: Keep posted for details
  • Summer Party at natural pool along with visits to some other sites with water amenities
  • In the fall, Barbara Geiger presents. An author and blogger, teacher at CBG, etc, she is an expert on garden history (and great storyteller!)
  • Social networking and marketing presentation

All events will begin with complimentary half hour coffee and snacks and networking. Intentional table sharing for networking over lunch. Box Lunches for two day-long events can be pre-ordered.



LDA Landscape Design Association 

APLD Assoc. of Professional Landscape Designers  (717) 238-9780

CBG Chicago Botanic Garden  (847) 835-5441

IAA Illinois Arborist Association  (877) 617-8887 

IGIA  Illinois Green Industry Association

ILCA Illinois Landscape Contractors Association  (630) 472-2851

OGA Ornamental Growers Association  (630) 879-0520 &nbs p;

PPA Perennial Plant Association  (614) 771-8431

TMA  Morton Arboretum  (630) 719-2468


LDA Expense Voucher in PDF form