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louise Leff, Resume


Memberships and Credentials
HGTV: Regular guest on Landscape Smart and Curb Appeal since 1999
Published 2005 Sunset Publishing Great Ideas from Garden Shows
Published 2004: HGTV Landscape Makeovers
Published 1998: Everyday Favorites of Sonoma County
RLA #3386 since 1990: Registered Landscape Architect State of California
ADPSR since 1985: Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility
C-27 954248 California State Landscape Contractor License 2010

Awards
People’s Choice Award: San Francisco Garden show 2003
Bronze Medal: San Francisco Garden show 1998
Award of Excellence: Sonoma League For Historic Preservation 1996
1st Place Design Build: California Landscape Contractor’s Association 1994
1st Place Design Build: California Landscape Contractor’s Association 1993
Merit Award – Oak Tree Preservation and Restoration: American Society of Landscape Architects 1992

Professional experience
Owner: Louise Leff Landscape Architecture: Petaluma, CA 1996 to present
Principal of Landscape Architecture Firm

Partner: Landmark Landscape Architects, Sonoma, CA 1989 to 1986
Project manager and chief designer, marketing, construction documents and supervision

Assistant Borough Supervisor, NYC, NY 1985 to 1989
Responsible for all park design projects in the borough of Queens.

Education
Unique University: 2005: Unique Lighting Systems
Rutgers University: 1986: BSLA in Landscape Architecture
University of Oregon: 1984: Landscape Architecture
Merritt College: 1980: Ornamental Horticulture