Jan Cervelli, FASLA, FCELA
Janice A. Cervelli, FASLA, FCELA is Dean of the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Professor of Landscape Architecture at The University of Arizona. Prior to her arrival in Tucson in 2008, Cervelli served in a number of administrative roles, including Dean of the College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities at Clemson University from 2000-2007; founding director of the Clemson University Restoration Institute; and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Kentucky.
Susannah Dickenson is a registered architect and Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona. She is involved in research and projects that stem from a background in digital design processes gained largely through a decade of professional experience in the offices of Frank O. Gehry, Los Angeles and ShoP Architects, New York. This technological background is coupled with a belief that it is our responsibility, as architects, to be concerned with the entire built and natural environment.
Jeffrey M. Denzak, FSLA
Jeffrey Denzak is an accomplished land planner, experienced in
initial site investigations, feasibility studies, master planning,
and design guidelines. He chairs the Urban Land Institute's
Smart Growth Committee, and holds a professional landscape
architecture degree from Purdue and a Master of Urban Design
from Harvard. His planning work at Swaback Partners ranges
from decentralized communities to intense urban centers.
Arlan Colton, FAICP, is the planning director for Pima County (winner of TPL/NaCO’s County Conservation Leadership award in 2005). In that capacity, he serves as chief planner for the county in the Development Services Department, managing over 20 professional planners and support staff, and recommending policy to the Board of Supervisors and, as executive secretary, to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
Ryan Perkl, Ph.D.
Ryan Perkl holds a doctorate in Environmental Design and Planning from Clemson University, a M.S. in City and Regional Planning and a B.S. in Environmental Science and Land Use Planning. As an assistant professor in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Arizona, Dr. Perkl’s work focuses on environmental applications in conservation planning, landscape connectivity modeling, and wildlife corridor design.
Dino J. DeConcini
Dino J. DeConcini is a retired civic activist, attorney and real estate developer with a long-standing interest in architecture. He is a native of Tucson where he was City Attorney. He served as Chief of Staff to governor Raul Castro, Chairman of the Arizona Commission on the Arts, member of the board of directors of Paolo Soleri’s Consanti Foundation, and Chairman of Phoenix Mayor Goddard’s Architectural Design Review Committee. He received the Governor’s Arts Award in 1990.