Kristin L’Esperance, an Associate with TSW, has recently been named the 2022 President of the Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (GA ASLA). She has been a valued member of the organization since 2007 and has been actively involved in various leadership positions. In addition to serving on the Executive Committee, Kristin has also been the Chairperson of the Advocacy and Licensure Committee.
With over a decade of experience, Kristin is well-versed in the value that GA ASLA brings to landscape architects at all stages of their careers. The organization is dedicated to supporting its members in various ways, such as providing local advocacy for the profession, offering continuing education programs, volunteer opportunities, and networking opportunities with peers. The members also have the opportunity to participate in awards programs and conferences at the national level, and take part in advocacy efforts that have a significant impact on the communities and the profession as a whole.
Kristin joined TSW in 2014 and has been a key player in the firm’s landscape architecture studio. As a project manager, she has worked on a diverse range of projects, including hotels, mixed-use developments, main streets, parks and recreation facilities, coastal resorts, multi-family projects, and more. Kristin has a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Florida and is a registered Professional Landscape Architect in Florida. She currently resides in Atlanta’s Lake Claire neighborhood with her husband, new baby, and beloved pets.
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, representing more than 15,000 members. Sustainability has been part of ASLA’s mission since its founding, and is an overarching value that informs all of the Society’s programs and operations. Landscape architects lead the planning, design and stewardship of healthy, equitable, safe and resilient environments. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture though advocacy, communication, education and fellowship.