Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Executive Committee

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

Executive Committee


David Myers

President (2022-2023)

Associate Professor

University of Maryland

Email David Myers






Chingwen Cheng

President-Elect (2022-2023)

Program Head & Associate Professor

The Design School Arizona State University

Email Chingwen Cheng





Kirk Dimond

Treasurer (2021-2023)

Assistant Professor

University of Arizona

Email Kirk Dimond





Simon Bussiere

Second Vice President (2022-2024)

Assistant Professor

School of Architecture

University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Email Simon Bussiere





Jun-Hyun Kim

Secretary & VP for Communications, Outreach, & Publications (2021-2023)

Associate Professor & Program Director

School of Planning, Design and Construction

Michigan State University

Email Jun-Hyun Kim





Sarah Little

Vice President of Research & Creative Scholarship (2022-2024)

Assistant Professor

Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

University of Oklahoma

Email Sarah Little




Taner Ozdil

Past Vice President of Research & Creative Scholarship (2022-2023)

Associate Professor

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs

University of Texas at Arlington

Email Taner Ozdil


Marc Miller

VP for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Recruitment (2021-2023)

Assistant Professor

College of Arts and Architecture

Pennsylvania State University




Galen D. Newman

Past President (2022-2023)

Associate Professor/Interim Department Head

Texas A&M University

Email Galen Newman