For more than two decades, the Foundation (a 501c3) of the National Association of Landscape Professionals has been focused on supporting the education of future landscape industry professionals. Through the generous support of its donors, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million in academic scholarships to college landscape and horticulture students.

Foundation Mission & Vision

Vision – The public understands the value of landscapes and the professionals that make them possible.

Mission – Strengthening the landscape and lawn care industry through education, scholarships, and research for the benefit of the nation’s green spaces.

Foundation Board of Directors

 Will Pereira
Brightview Landscape Development

 Chris Joyce
President- Elect
Joyce Landscaping

 Joe Ketter
Secretary Treasurer

 Teddy Russell
Immediate Past President
Russell Landscape

Steve Bromell
Pro Cutters Lawnscapes, Inc.

Dan Carrothers
FMC Corporation

Edward Castro
Ed Castro Landscape, Inc.

Christianna Denelsbeck
Landscape Workshop

Paul Fraynd, Landscape Industry Certified
Sun Valley Landscaping

Jim Fuani, Ph.D.
Cuyahoga Community College

Angela Hieronimus
Blades of Green Lawn Care

Mark Hopkins
Landcare LLC.

Bob Jones
Ruppert Landscape

Brandon Sheppard
Weed Man

Cole Weller
Weller Brothers

Don Winsett
Davey Tree

Britt Wood
National Association of Landscape Professionals