Ashley Steffens, an associate professor of landscape architecture in the College of Environment and Design, recently was elected president of the Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture.
Steffens will serve a three-year term during which she will serve as president elect and chair of the Standing Committee for Management and Operations the first year, president and chair of the Standing Committee for Strategic Planning the second year and past president and chair of the Standing Committee for Organization and Structure the third year. She has been active with CELA for several years, previously serving on the executive committee as the vice president for communications and as track co-chair for design education and pedagogy for the annual CELA conference held at member institutions around the world.
At the College of Environment and Design, Steffens teaches computer and hand graphics and a community design studio, among other subjects. She is the co-author of Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects: An Introduction.