Elections 2022

Following are the candidates running for officer and board positions

President Elect - Three year term beginning November 2022



Treasurer - Two year term beginning November 2022

David Russo, RLA, ASLA
David is a licensed landscape architect with over 15 years of experience in the profession, including running his own design studio for 6 years, design of the Hudson River Park, and managing capital projects at the NYBG.
David is no stranger to the commitments of board membership and leadership. He is currently working pro-bono on managing the community engagement and master planning of the Mosholu Parkland with a task force at the Center for Architecture. He is the current ASLA-NY Treasurer and Co-Chair of the Awards Committee, after having been a board member for 7 years earlier in his career. He was also a founding member of the 'Friends of Luther Gulick Park', a neighborhood group that successfully lobbied local politicians for over $7M in a dilapidated lower east side park renovation.

Executive Board – Two Year Term Beginning November 2021

Kimberly Tryba, Associate ASLA, MLA, MFA, Managing Partner
Martha Schwartz Partners

As Managing Partner of international landscape practice Martha Schwartz Partners, Kimberly manages the finances and administration and global business development for the firm's three offices in New York, London and Shanghai.

Active in ASLA since 2012, she's a member of the ASLA-NY Board and chairs its Advocacy Committee. Kimberly co-chaired the 2021 and 2022 annual meetings for the New Jersey chapter of ASLA, and has been a committee member since 2014. Kimberly also sits on the board of the New York State Council of Landscape Architecture (NYSCLA) and the Steering Committee of the New York City Public Design Commission's "Designing New York: Streetscapes" task force.

A 2018 MLA graduate of Rutgers University, Kimberly also teaches landscape at the New York Botanical Garden and Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

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