BSC Group Landscape architect Thomas R. Tavella, LLA, LEED AP has been elected Vice President, Communication, of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), a national professional association. ASLA includes more than 16,200 members and 48 chapters, and promotes the landscape architecture profession and practice.
Tom is Vice President and Landscape Architect in the Glastonbury, CT office of BSC Group, a multidisciplinary planning and engineering firm. With more than 20 years of experience, Tom has worked on numerous planning and design projects in New England. Recently, he led the development of an award-winning master plan for Norwalk, CT’s Oyster Shell Park on the Norwalk River. He has also provided low impact landscape design for UConn’s Burton Family Football Complex, the first NCAA facility to be LEED-certified.
Tom has held several positions within ASLA, including Chair of the ASLA’s Council of Professional Practice Networks and Public Relations Advisory Committee; Connecticut Chapter Trustee to the ASLA Board of Trustees; and President of the Connecticut Chapter of ASLA.
“Tom brings energy and vision to his projects,” said Senior Vice President James Fuda, PE. “This recognition by his peers demonstrates the leadership and quality of design he lends to the landscape architecture profession.”