Author Archives: Lisa Schaumann

Cheryl Claborn Celebrating 30 Years at NALP

NALP Membership Director Cheryl Claborn started her career at the association 30 years ago as an office assistant at the legacy association PLCAA. We recently celebrated Cheryl’s incredible career with the association with a party at NALP. We asked Cheryl … Continue reading

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ALCA Awards Legacy Continues

I love history and I love old photos, so coming across a scrapbook from the association’s past was really fun! ALCA, which merged with PLCAA to eventually become the National Association of Landscape Professionals, was the group that originated our … Continue reading

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Critical Timing for the H-2B Day on the Hill

The National Association of Landscape Professionals, the H-2B Coalition and more than 100 landscape professionals and colleagues from allied industries joined together on the Hill on April 26, at a crucial time in the battle for H-2B reform.  John McMahon, … Continue reading

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Greg Jolley Named Outstanding Educator of the Year

On, March 18, at the closing ceremonies of the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, the National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation announced the recipient of its Outstanding Educator of the Year Award – Greg Jolley, associate professor of the Plant and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Mark Maslow is 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year

The National Association of Landscape Professionals has named, Mark Maslow, co-owner and President of Southern Landscape Group in Evington, Virginia, this year’s Young Entrepreneur of the year. Mark began mowing lawns in high school and started a small landscape maintenance … Continue reading

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Brigham Young University Wins NCLC

Brigham Young University – Provo is the winner of NALP’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition, and Tyler Gilson of Michigan State University is the first-place student. Sixty-one teams battled it out, March 15-18, in 29 competitions in Provo, Utah, in events … Continue reading

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Betsy Demoret, Retiring After 25 Years

If you’ve been to an NALP, PLANET, or PLCAA event in the last 25 years, then you have definitely seen or been helped by Betsy Demoret.  With a big smile and lots of energy, Betsy has been a bit of … Continue reading

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Lawn and Landscape CEO Secrets Revealed

At the CEOs Unplugged panel at Leaders Forum on Jan 14, 2017, hosted by Ken Taylor from John Deere, seven of the industry’s top CEO’s, shared a variety of business advice with an audience of nearly 200 people. The CEO’s … Continue reading

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If You Weren’t at Leaders Forum, Here’s What You Missed…

We had a fantastic Leaders Forum in St. Thomas, Jan 12-14, 2017.  If you weren’t there, you missed some killer networking, trends expert Daniel Levine, and a CEO panel of industry superstars who shared some great insights.  Here are a … Continue reading

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Abby Santos Receives Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Abby Santos, co-owner of No Ka Oi Landscape Services, received NALP’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the Awards Breakfast at Leaders Forum in St. Thomas, on Jan 13, 2017. Santos and her husband Frank started No Ka Oi … Continue reading

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