Liz Guthrie, ASLA, LEED Green Associate, is the Associate Director of Resilience Practice for 100 Resilient Cities. Liz leads the design, development and delivery of curriculum and training programming for CROs and resilience practitioners.
A planner and landscape architect, Liz joined 100RC after recently leading the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Professional Practice Programs, where she managed member and partner involvement in the development of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, a national rating system to guide practitioners’ land design and development. Prior to her work with ASLA, Liz served as a designer at multidisciplinary firms in San Francisco and Washington DC and pivoted to the training and education space while at the National Building Museum, where she oversaw the institution’s outreach programs. She brings an extensive background in public-private partnerships having led Green Spaces for DC’s Park Partnerships programs, helping broker relationships between the municipality and local community groups on park infrastructure improvements. Liz has also served on national design and planning juries, including the EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities’ National Awards for Smart Growth Achievement and the EPA’s Office of Water’s Campus Rainworks Challenge.
Liz received her master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Cornell University and her bachelor’s degree in the Growth and Structure of Cities program from Haverford College.