Ashley Corbett, ASLA
Ashley Corbett has been a member of the JSR Foundation since 2003. She is a past recipient of the JSR Student Scholarship and an Associate at studioINSITE. She enjoys spending every possible moment with her rapidly-growing kids, Ivy and Leon.
Pamela Cornelisse, PLA, Sites AP, LEED AP BD+C
Pamela is a Senior Park Planner with South Suburban Parks and Recreation District. She has been practicing landscape architecture for the past 11 years in a variety of public projects including open spaces, parks, and National Parks. Her passion for both the environment and visitor experience are evident throughout her work. She received her MLA from the University of Colorado at Denver College of Architecture and Planning. Pamela was awarded the JSR Foundation Scholarship in 2006.
Sarah A. Doyle has been associated with landscape design and contracting since 2000, beginning with her summers in college, working for Castle Rock Gift and Garden in the perennial/ shrubs & tree departments and later, interning for CR Designer Landscaping as a residential landscape designer/landscape installer. After graduation, she continued to develop her landscape skills in commercial landscape estimating by developing accurate cost estimates and working with business developers, landscape architects and general contractors to gain understanding of the business aspects of landscape. Sarah has been committed to providing clients efficient and readable project plan sets. She is involved in every phase of the projects, from overall site plans, hardscape plans and details to landscape plans and marketing boards. Sarah holds Masters degrees in both Landscape Architecture and Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado, and a BS in Landscape Design and Contracting from Colorado State University.
Megan Jones Shiotani, ASLA
Megan is a Landscape Designer at Wenk Associates, Inc. She received a BA in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She has worked in architecture and landscape design and research offices in San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Boston. She is on the Executive Committee for Women in Design Denver and is an alumna of the Downtown Denver Leadership Program.
Megan is a backyard beekeeper, amateur home carpenter and an occasional public artist.
Gail Barry, RLA, ASLA
Gail Barry grew up in Colorado Springs. She earned a BA and MA in Fine Arts & Fine Arts Education, spent a year in VISTA, Alaska, then escorted students to Japan for six months. Beginning in 1970 she worked as a landscape designer with Jane Silverstein Ries Landscape Architects. She left to spend 2.5 years in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia working for the District Land Planner. In 1979 she completed her MLA at UC Denver and began work as a landscape architect. Since 1989, as one of the principals in Land Mark Design Inc she has performed a wide variety of work. She has been a member of ASLA since 1982 and is licensed in Kansas, Hawaii and Colorado. Gail was on the ASLA Garden Tour Committee from 1988-2005. She began formatting Exposures in 1991 before moving to editor from 1994-1999. She served as ASLA Colorado Treasurer from 1999 until 2009 and JSR Foundation Treasurer from 2009-2017
Kaitlin joined the JSR Foundation in August, 2017. Kaitlin is compassionate and thoughtful in her support for JSR's programming and an active volunteer in JSR activities, events and scholarship programs. In addition to her commitment to ASLA and the Jane Silverstein Ries Foundation, Kaitlin is also an active member of Denver's 'ASAP' Coalition to end homelessness. Kaitlin is a landscape designer at Wenk Associates and she holds a Master's of Landscape Architecture from Kansas State University.
John M. Birkey, ASLA
John Birkey is a Principal and Partner with the Planning and Landscape Architecture firm of Norris Design in Denver, Colorado. His focus is on landscape architecture and professional photography. As a landscape architect, John has a passion for horticulture, parks, trails and natural areas. He has managed a variety of projects since receiving his Masters of Landscape Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver, College of Architecture and Planning, including parks and recreation complexes, educational facilities, trails, municipal buildings and master planned communities. As a photographer, he captures images of natural areas as well as designed and built works of Landscape Architecture. John is past President of the Jane Silverstein Ries Foundation and Colorado Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects and has been an active board member with the Foundation since 2003.
Lori Catalano, ASLA
Ms. Catalano’s background in professional practice and her teaching experience are closely linked. She is a licensed and practicing landscape architect in Denver and an assistant professor, clinical teaching track, of landscape architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, positions jointly held for the past twelve years. As a consultant, she designs and manages projects ranging from small private spaces to large parks and outdoor school learning environments with both public and private clients. As a teacher, she is compelled to integrate her relevant knowledge, experience and passion as a practitioner with well-executed pedagogical approaches.
Maren McBride, PLA, ASLA
Maren McBride is an Associate at Livable Cities Studio, Inc. and joined the JSR Foundation Board in 2017. Dedicated to creating vibrant, functional and meaningful public spaces at every scale, Maren has a passion for place-based design and tackles design challenges with a collaborative and pragmatic approach, recognizing the capacity of place to influence people and the power of integrated design as a catalyst for social change, community building and an increased connection between the natural and urban environments. She is on the Executive Committee for Women in Design Denver and serves as the President-Elect of ASLA Colorado.
Cathe worked with Jane Silverstein Ries from 1980 until 1989 and then joined with Jane and Gail Barry to establisWh Land Mark Design. Jane and Cathe continued to provide design for Jane’s long-time clients in addition to new work. Cathe served as president of the JSR Foundation from 2000 to 2005. In 2005, Cathe received the ASLA Medal on Jane’s behalf at the American Society of Landscape Architect Annual Meeting.
Craig Stoffel, PLA, ASLA
Craig Stoffel is the President of ASLA Colorado. He is a graduate of Colorado State University and a Landscape Architect at Hord Coplan Macht. He is actively engaged in the Denver Design Community and fosters cross-disciplinary design engagement efforts across Colorado. He is a talented artist and the founder and leader of ASLA's popular Sketch Denver events.