2016 Andre Schwabenbauer Award Recipient – Faye Langmaid
FAYE E. LANGMAID, B.L.A., M.P.A., FCSLA, MCIP: The majority of Faye Langmaid’s landscape architecture and planning career has been in municipal public practice. Faye’s service to the CSLA began with involvement as part of the organizing committee for the first Congress held in Saskatchewan (1985). Because of Faye’s organizational and writing skills she was recruited to assist with revitalizing the CSLA Awards of Excellence in the late 1980’s, and then chaired the awards process for three years. From 1998 to 2004 Faye served as a juror for the Research and Communications Grants for the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF). Faye has chaired the Grants Committee of the LACF for twelve years and also serves as a Board member of the LACF. Faye deftly manages the annual grant application process, oversees the adjudication of proposals, assists with promotional materials while shepherding proposals to finished products which are disseminated through various medians, helping to expand the knowledge and breadth of the profession. Projects under Faye’s direction have been the recipient of Awards of Excellence from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects and the Canadian Institute of Planners, Award of Excellence for Innovation from the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association and the Top Honour Award from the International Waterfront Center. Faye served a five year term on the Ontario Parks Foundation. As facilitator she helped establish the Little River Enhancement Group, Canada South Land Trust and Jury Lands Foundation; groups dedicated to the long view of stewardship. Faye also serves as Vice-Chair of the Port Hope Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee. In 2000 Faye was inducted into the College of Fellows for executed works, direct service to the society and service to the community or public.