Licensed Landscape Architect September 2001
Master of Landscape Architecture University of Virginia 1998
Bachelor of Fine Arts University of North Texas 1989


AutoCAD and SketchUp, site design, construction details, grading plans, planting design, cost estimates, permit applications, construction documents, specifications, construction management,  public presentations, HTML and CSS, Photoshop, and website and data management.

Professional Experience 

Hertzler & George  Williamsburg, Virginia, 2006-present
As the landscape architect for this small design/build firm, I am involved in all phases of the design and construction process for residential and institutional projects in the Williamsburg area.

LandMark Design Group  Williamsburg, Virginia, 2005-2006
As the landscape architect for the Williamsburg branch of this Virginia Beach based engineering firm, I assisted with site design for commercial, institutional, and community development projects.

Ann P. Stokes Landscape Architects  Norfolk, Virginia, 1999-2005
Assisted in all phases of the design and construction process for residential, commercial, and campus design projects, several of which were in collaboration with Robert A.M. Stern Architects.

Siska Aurand Landscape Architects  Norfolk, Virginia, 1998-1999
Assisted with project designs and drafted construction documents by hand and in AutoCAD for various projects in South Hampton Roads.

Additional Experience

John Clayton Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society  Williamsburg, Virginia, 2009-Present
Served as President, Field Trip Co-Chair, Webmaster, Stonehouse Habitat Garden Manager and Budget Committee member. Led native plant field trips throughout the Lower Peninsula.

City of Williamsburg Beautification Committee Williamsburg Virginia, 2009-2011
Appointed by the City Council to work with other committee members to promote and develop streetscaping projects for the city of Williamsburg and select winners of the annual beautification awards.

Selected Projects

Hertzler & George

Governor's Land Memorial 2014
James City County, Virginia
Conceptual designs for a memorial wall on the Governor's Land Golf Course.

Jefferson Point Apartment Complex 2014
Newport News Virginia
Site plan and permitting for renovations to a 200+ unit apartment complex, including a new pool deck and dining terrace for the leasing office.

Governor's Land Pavilion 2014
Williamsburg, Virginia
Conceptual design of a backyard pavilion featuring an outdoor fireplace and kitchen.

Ford's Colony Pergola 2013
Williamsburg, Virginia
Deck renovation including a new pergola and ipe decking.

Ford's Colony Residence Additions 2012-Present
Williamsburg, Virginia
Design of an outdoor fireplace and patio and design of plans for a rear house addition.

First Colony Residence Deck Renovation 2012
Williamsburg, Virginia
Design and permitting of landscape renovation including new front and rear decks, retaining walls and walkway.

Charles City County Residence 2012
Charles City County, Virginia
Conceptual design for a new pool deck and pool buildings for historic property on the James River.

Kingsmill Residence Pool Deck 2011
Williamsburg, Virginia
Design and construction drawings for landscape plan featuring a large stone pool terrace overlooking the James River.

Residence on the Chickahominy River 2007-2009
James City County, Virginia
Landscape design for a new house designed by Edwin J. Pease. The 116 acre property on the Chickahominy River features a tree-lined entry drive and parking court, two garden courtyards in the front and a brick walled cutting garden overlooking the river. The project also included a landscape plan for an associated rental house. 

Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church 2007-2009
Weems, Virginia
Design of master plan for a three acre church property. The project also included design and construction of new entry steps and handicapped access to complement the historic architecture.   

Kingsmill Residence Outdoor Kitchen 2007
James City County, Virginia
Renovation and expansion of an existing deck featuring a built-in kitchen and pergola. 

Governor's Land Residence Deck and Patio 2007
James City County, Virginia
Renovation and expansion of an existing wood deck, including a new ground level stone terrace with stone seat wall. 

Pool House Terrace 2007-2008
Newport News, Virginia
Design of a landscape plan around a new pool house designed by Edwin J. Pease. The new pool terrace featured a outdoor kitchen.

Burlington Plantation 2006-2007
Charles City County
Design of a sunken garden and pergola for a recently restored plantation house. Also designed the site plan for an new garage/rental unit designed by Edwin J. Pease. 

College Terrace Residence 2006-2009
Williamsburg, Virginia
 Design of improvements to an existing Dutch Colonial Revival house featuring a 2000 s.f. two story addition, enclosure of an existing exterior porch, and garden shed.

LandMark Design Group

Stonehouse Community 2005
James City County, Virginia
Design of lots for new sections of an established planned community. Also designed required landscape plantings for permit submittals. 

Stonehouse Presbyterian Church 2005
James City County, Virginia
Landscape plan for a new church. 

Village at Toano 2005
Toano, Virginia
Master plan for a 20 acre housing development. I assisted LandMark's Virgina Beach office on this proposal. The buildings were designed by Guernsey Tingle Architects.

Ann P. Stokes Landscape Architects

University of North Carolina 2004
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Site plan for the new Student and Academic Services Building. A large plaza and walkways connect the building to the campus while protecting existing stands of trees. Stone retaining and seating walls utilize the existing design vocabulary of the campus. Assisted with presentation drawings, grading plan and construction documents. 

Mary's Garden, Chrysler Museum of Art 2004-2006
Norfolk, Virginia
A new courtyard design for a previously underused space outside the museum. The design includes a multi-use seating and performance area, brick and stone garden walls and richly planted garden beds. Developed grading and planting plan and drafted details and construction documents. 

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy 2003-2005
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Landscape plan for a new building on the University of Michigan campus. The site includes a raised front terrace and stairway, courtyards and parking area. Developed grading and planting plan and drafted details and construction documents. 

Residence on Arnold Lake 2002
Lodi, Michigan
Master plan for a 300-acre estate with a new house overlooking farmland and a glacial lake. The site features trails and gardens connecting guest quarters, a boathouse, stables and farm buildings. Assisted with site analysis, master plan and planting plans.

Linkhorn Bay Residence 2002
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Landscape plan featuring pool, spa, and stone terrace for contemporary house. Assisted with designs and construction documents.

James River Residence 2002
Surry County, Virginia
Site plan for a 5 acre riverfront residence with house designed by Robert A.M. Stern architects. Assisted with design, construction documents, and permitting for plan featuring for gardens, observation deck and mash boardwalk.  

Aspen Highlands Village 1999-2001
Aspen, Colorado
Site plan for a group of townhouses designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects that were part of a major new ski community . Assisted with grading and planting plans for the mountainside homes.  

College of Notre Dame 1999-2000
Baltimore, Maryland
Site plan for the new Knott Science Center. Plazas, walkways, and plantings connect the building with the campus and surrounding hillside. Assisted with design development and construction drawings.

Norfolk State University 2000-2001
Norfolk, Virginia
Designs for a memorial garden, student center courtyard, and rehabilitation of existing plazas. Assisted with design development, planting plan, and construction documents.

Siska Aurand Landscape Architects

Shelton Park Elementary School 1998-1999
Virginia Beach, Virginia
New site plan for a 1950’s era elementary school. Worked on conceptual design, planting plan with native plants and construction documents. 

Southwestern Park 1998-1999
Chesapeake, Virginia
Site plan for a new city park with soccer fields and service buildings, jogging path and picnic area. Assisted with site design, planting plan and construction documents. 

AAA Headquarters 1998-1999
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Site plan for the new AAA headquarters. Created conceptual designs for the entrance sign and fountain and assisted with design development.