The CLARB Board of Directors is a diverse group of leaders responsible for setting organizational direction, allocating adequate resources to achieve its goals and ensuring that sufficient progress is being made. They exercise fiduciary responsibility of the organization’s
resources and establish strategy and policy.
Board members are expected to:
Positions | Values | Resources |
through November 30, 2023
Complete the candidate interest form to nominate yourself or someone elseto serve
on CLARB's Board of Directors.
Terms begin October 1, 2024.
Term: 2 Years
Eligibility: No restrictions
Term: 3-Year Commitment(automatic succession to President, then Past President)
Eligibility: Must be a licensed landscape architect
Time Commitment: Varies for President-Elect, President and Past President. See the detailed list of responsibilities (PDF) for details.
CLARB seeks Board candidates who exhibit leadership competencies aligned with the organization's values:
"I volunteered because it was an opportunity to better understand and influence how landscape architecture can improve our communities."
Edward Kinney2023 Director-at-Large
"Being on the Board, you have a chance to impact the future of licensure."
Allison Fleury2023 Director-at-Large
"I started volunteering to give back to the profession, but I feel like I've gotten out of it more than I ever thought possible."
Dean PearsonFormer Director-at-Large
The Board has identified these perspectives as future leadership needs of the organization. We encourage candidates with the following perspectives to get involved:
We believe that investing in our volunteer leadership is one of the best ways to ensure the future success of our organization. Strong leadership empowers CLARB's vision, mission and values. CLARB is committed to providing volunteers with the resources
and support they need to be successful, so we offer a robust leadership development program.
Volunteer travel expenses are funded by CLARB, including:
In addition to the dates below, the Board meets (virtually) quarterly for 1-hour financial meetings.
October 1, 2024-September 30, 2025
December 12-14, 2024
March 6-7, 2025
June 6-7, 2025
September 16-20, 2025
TBD (Region 2)
October 1, 2025-September 30, 2026
December 11-13, 2025
March 5-6, 2026
June 5-6, 2026
September 15-19, 2026
TBD (Region 3)
* While schedules change from year to year, a typical year includes three in-person Board meetings and one virtual meeting. Estimates
do not include travel time for in-person meetings.
** Dates and locations are not yet final but will be provided at the start of each fiscal year.
Call for nominations: September-November
Committee review: December-April
Board approval of election candidates and appointments: May
Slate of candidates, biographies and ballots released. Elections begin: June
Elections end. Candidates announced: August-September
Terms begin for newly-elected and appointed leadership: October
Complete the candidate interest form to nominate yourself or someone elseto serve on CLARB's Board of Directors.
Andrea ElkinPMO Manageraelkin@clarb.org 571-432-0332 x128703-949-9470 (direct)