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City of Mishawaka’s own Ken Prince received the Prestigious American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows

City of Mishawaka’s own Ken Prince received the Prestigious American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows

“This year’s class of ASLA Fellows has made outstanding contributions to people’s health, safety, and welfare; environmental sustainability and climate resilience; and stronger communities,” says ASLA President Emily O’Mahoney

Mishawaka, Indiana, (10/30/2023) – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) officially presented Ken Prince as one of 48 ASLA Fellows. ASLA Fellows are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the landscape architecture profession and society at large. Being recognized as the ASLA Council of Fellows is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and is based on their works, leadership/management, knowledge and service.

“Landscape architects help build a better world for all of us, and ASLA Fellows represent the most respected and accomplished professionals in the entire field,” said ASLA President Emily O’Mahoney, FASLA. “This year’s class of ASLA Fellows has made outstanding contributions to people’s health, safety, and welfare; environmental sustainability and climate resilience; and stronger communities. Congratulations to the 2023 class of ASLA Fellows!”

“Conferring a new class of ASLA Fellows is a joyful reminder of everything that landscape architects do to make our communities more equitable, more beautiful, and more resilient,” said ASLA CEO Torey Carter-Conneen (@toreycarter). “We extend our warmest thanks to the new class of ASLA Fellows for all of their accomplishments and contributions to human flourishing.”

Ken is exactly the kind of planner and visionary every community admires. Prince’s fingerprints are on all the city’s community and economic development projects spanning nearly two decades. His peers in Mishawaka and those throughout the state describe him as a kind problem-solver with an outstanding work ethic. His impact is not just within the City of Mishawaka, but throughout the region and the state of Indiana.

Ken is truly a visionary, a consummate professional and a servant leader.  Ken handles his multitude of responsibilities with extraordinary professionalism, grace, and dogged determination.   Ken’s vast knowledge and remarkable expertise makes him an invaluable asset to the City of Mishawaka, its citizens and throughout the State of Indiana!

ASLA Fellows will be elevated during a special investiture ceremony at the 2023 Conference on Landscape Architecture, which will be held in Minneapolis, October 27-30, 2023. More information about the ASLA Council of Fellows is available here: Fellow biographies are available here:


2023 ASLA Fellows:


  • Patrick Jay Beam, ASLA, Beam Designs LLC, Powell, Ohio
  • Robb Berg, ASLA, Design Workshop, Denver, Colorado
  • Tina Bishop, ASLA, Mundus Bishop, Denver, Colorado
  • L. Bohannon, ASLA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • Renée Byers, ASLA, Renée Byers Landscape Architect, Bronxville, New York
  • Taewook Cha, ASLA, Supermass Studio, Forest Hills, New York
  • Nancy Beth Clark, ASLA, Clark Condon Associates, Houston, Texas
  • Allison Kirkpatrick Colwell, ASLA, Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aida Curtis, ASLA, Curtis + Rogers Design Studio, Miami, Florida
  • Eric Davis, ASLA, Surface 678, Durham, North Carolina
  • Sharon Deep-Nelson, ASLA, Landscape Architect, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Michelle Delk, ASLA, Snohetta, New York, New York
  • Nord Eriksson, ASLA, EPT Design, Pasadena, California
  • Yunhui (Connie) Fan, ASLA, LSG Landscape Architecture, Tysons, Virginia
  • Craig Farnsworth, ASLA, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
  • Kelleann Foster, ASLA, Pennsylvania State University, State College
  • Kenneth Francis, ASLA, Surroundings Studio, Sante Fe, New Mexico
  • Jay Gehler, ASLA, Coleman Company, Savannah, Georgia
  • Robert J. Gunderson, ASLA, SGA Group, Buffalo, Minnesota
  • Bryan Hanes, ASLA, Studio Bryan Hanes, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jeffrey Hou, ASLA, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Dorothée Imbert, ASLA, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Manisha Kaul, ASLA, Design Workshop, Chicago, Illinois
  • Kate Kennen, ASLA, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • John Kett, ASLA, Reed Hilderbrand, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • David Koga, ASLA, The Land Group, Eagle, Idaho
  • Joy Marie Kuebler, ASLA, Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect, North Tonawanda, New York
  • Marieke Lacasse, ASLA, GGLO, Seattle, Washington
  • Theodore Lee, ASLA, HGA, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Robert Loftis, ASLA, MRWM Landscape Architects, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jeanne Lukenda, ASLA, Resilient Great Lakes, Dover, Massachusetts
  • Laurie Matthews, ASLA, MIG, Portland, Oregon
  • Emily McCoy, ASLA, Design Workshop, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Karen McCoy, ASLA, MKSK, Columbus, Ohio
  • Guy Michaelsen, ASLA, Berger Partnership, Seattle, Washington
  • Willett Moss, ASLA, CMG Landscape Architecture, San Francisco, California
  • Galen D. Newman, ASLA, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Nancy Owens, ASLA, Nancy Owens Studio, New York, New York
  • Ebru Ozer, ASLA, Florida International University, Miami
  • Robert F. Poore, ASLA, Native Habitats, Inc., Flora, Mississippi
  • Kenneth Prince, ASLA, City of Mishawaka, Indiana
  • Robert Rennebohm, ASLA, Rennebohm & Associates, Clive, Iowa
  • Kirt Rieder, ASLA, Hargreaves Jones, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Stephen Schrader, ASLA, Renta Urban Land Design, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Kate Stickley, ASLA, Arterra Landscape Architects, San Francisco, California
  • Jennifer Toole, ASLA, Toole Design Group, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Mauricio Villarreal, ASLA, PLACE, Portland, Oregon
  • Bo Yang, ASLA, University of Arizona, Tucson

About ASLA and the ASLA Fund

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. ASLA Mission: Empowering our members to design a sustainable and equitable world through landscape architecture. ASLA Fund Mission: Investing in global, social, and environmental change through the art and science of landscape architecture.