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Landscape architect

Susan Elizabeth Ballard-Sell, American landscape architect. Recipient Florida Olmsted award Harvard School Design, 1979; named Rhodes scholar University Massachusetts, 1983. Member American Society Landscape Architects, American Planning Association Young Business Women American (Women of Year candidate 1980), National Park and Conservancy Association, Waugh Alumni Association (conference chairman 1985-1988).

Background

Ballard-Sell, Susan Elizabeth was born on June 26, 1956 in Buffalo. Daughter of Robert L. and Francis (Henson) Ballard.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Beloit College, 1979. Certified, Harvard University, 1979. Modern Language Association, University Massachusetts, 1985.

Career

Owner Mystic (Connecticut) Florist, 1980-1984. Design consultant Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1984-1985. Teaching, research assistant University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1983-1985.

Landscape director Riverside Park, Agawam, Massachusetts, 1983-1985. Department head McCrone, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland, 1985-1988. Senior project manager Greenhorne & O'Mara, Greenbelt, 1988.

Consultant Private Development in Critical Area, Maryland, 1986-1988. Public speaker numerous schools, and associations, 1985-1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Design Review Board Handbook, 1984, Inventory and Assessment Procedures for Pedestrian Trails, 1985.

Membership

Member American Society Landscape Architects, American Planning Association Young Business Women American (Women of Year candidate 1980), National Park and Conservancy Association, Waugh Alumni Association (conference chairman 1985-1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: raquetball, swimming, theatre, art and antique collecting.

Connections

father:
Robert L. Ballard

mother:
Francis (Henson) Ballard