Maureen Raad, PLA
As Landscape Architecture Lead at ESA, Maureen leverages her experience managing complex recreation facility and restoration projects to add value to ESA’s planning and design service area.
Maureen has over 21 years of experience in park and trail system planning, master planning, and design; mitigation and restoration planning and design; as well as permitting and construction phase services for neighborhood- to regional-scale projects across a range of landscape settings. Maureen works collaboratively with her clients, project stakeholders, and subconsulting team members to identify concerns, integrate feedback, and advance ideas into successful solutions.
Maureen holds a Bachelor of Art and Master of Art in landscape architecture from the University of Oregon. She is also affiliated with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER).
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