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RESUME of JENNIFER CHANDLER


Registration and Professional Affiliations
  • Registered Landscape Architect (1993), State of California, License #4060
  • Registered Landscape Architect (2009), State of Texas, License #2539
  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), US Green Building Council
  • Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP), Build it Green
  • Member, American Society of Landscape Architects

Education and Honors
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    M.L.A., 1991
  • Reed College, Portland, Oregon
    B.A. History-Literature, 1984
  • CLCA, Landscape Installation Sweepstake Awards, 2004, Anderson Residence Project Landscape Architect on the following:
    • Award of Excellence for Long Meadow Ranch, Professional Garden Design Competition, Sunset, March 1997
    • Landscape Architecture Foundation, Raymond Page Scholarship, 1987
    • American Federated Garden Clubs (NY), Scholarship, 1987

Professional Experience
  • Chandler & Chandler Landscape Architects, Napa, California, 2005-present
    • Vice President and Principal
  • Jennifer Chandler, Landscape Architect, Napa Valley, California, 1997-2005
    • Principal
  • Jack Chandler and Associates, Yountville, California, 1991-1997
    • Landscape Architect
  • Bruce Kelly/David Varnell Landscape Architects, New York, NY, 1989-1991
    • Designer
  • Neighborhood Open Space Coalition, New York, New York, 1988-1989
  • Aucocisco Nursery, North Yarmouth, Maine, June 1987-August 1987
    • Designer and Construction Superintendent

Professional Activities
  • Green Building Task Force, City of Napa, 2009
  • Chair, Bay Area Ridge Trail, Napa County Committee, 1997-Present
  • California Horticultural Invasives Prevention (Cal Hip) Steering Committe, 2005-Present
  • Friends of the Napa River, Urban Riverfront Design Review Committee, 2000-Present
  • University of California, Davis, Visiting Lecturer:
    • Napa River Urban Waterfront, upper-level design studio, 2002
    • Planting Design Workshop, upper-level design studio, 2004, 2006
  • City of Napa Cultural Heritage Commission, 2001-2003
  • Napa County Bicycle Advisory Committee, 1996-2003
  • City of Napa Bicycle and Trails Advisory Commission, 1997-2003

Selected Project Experience
  • Esther Deaver Park, Napa, California, City of Napa
    A neighborhood park, focusing on local recreation needs and native plant restoration. Program was developed through a series of community meetings facilitated by JCLA.
  • Napa River Parkway, Yacht Club site, Napa, California, Friends of the Napa River.
    Conceptual landscape plan for public park and Yacht Club facilities.
  • Cragmont Elementary School, Berkeley, California.
    Design planting areas as a series of educational theme gardens and play areas.
  • Napa-Solano Ridge Trail, Napa, California, Bay Area Ridge Trail Council.
    Conceptual trail layout and environmental report addressing impacts on Lake Marie Creek.
  • Oxbow Commons, Napa, California
    Master Plan, Conceptual and Schematic Design, Community Meeting Facilitation.
  • Oxbow Preserve, Napa, California
    Master Plan, Conceptual Design.
  • Noyes Mansion, Napa, California
    Landscape design and master plan for bed and breakfast inn in the National Register Noyes Mansion.
  • Pecan Court, Napa, California , Napa Valley Community Housing
    Landscape design and creek restoration for affordable housing project.
  • Long Family Ranch, Napa Valley, California, Long Family Trust.
    Viewshed analysis with development of viewshed impact mitigation guidelines.
  • Upper Valley Disposal Service Main Yard, St. Helena, California, Upper Valley Disposal Service.
    Planting-based wastewater disposal project.
  • Vigil Vineyards, Calistoga, California, Vigil Vineyards.
    Gardens surrounding winery designed specifically to attract butterflies.
  • Sewage Treatment Plant, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, Piedmont Park Conservancy, planting plan for facility and surrounding public open space.
  • Greenwich Village Waterfront Park, New York, New York, Neighborhood Open Space Coalition. Interim park for the Greenwich Village waterfront.
  • Central Park, New York, New York, Central Park Conservancy,
    Historic and circulation master plans for a one mile length of the park's western edge.
  • Prospect Park, The Ravine, Brooklyn, New York, Prospect Park Alliance.
    Historic landscape analysis and restoration.
  • The Hermitage, Hohokus, New Jersey, Friends of the Hermitage.
    Historic landscape documentation and Downing-style landscape reconstruction.
  • American Museum of Natural History, Friends of the Museum, New York, New York.
    Historic landscape analysis and schematic for park surrounding museum.
  • Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri, Forest Park Conservancy.
    Master plan for the park and redesign of the lake/waterway system.