Hord Coplan Macht, Inc. (HCM), a full-service architecture and landscape architecture firm, is pleased to announce Chris Schein, ASLA has been named chairman of the Maryland Board of Examiners for Landscape Architects. Schein, a principal of the firm, brings more than 25 years of landscape architecture and land planning experience to this role. A former president of the Maryland chapter of ASLA, Schein has been honored by two ASLA Honor Awards and several Merit Awards from the ASLA’s Maryland and Potomac chapters.
The Board of Examiners for Landscape Architects operates under the Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation and licenses and regulates landscape architects, as well as partnerships and corporations through which landscape architecture is practiced. The Board also investigates complaints against licensees.
As the chair of the Landscape Architects Board, Schein also sit on the Joint Chairs Committee; a committee made up of the Chairs of the Board of Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects, Surveyors and Interior Designers.
The Joint Chairs meet to discuss issues of mutual importance to the design professions. The issues discussed at these meetings range from upcoming legislative initiatives to overlapping practice issues to boards’ budget and other financial matters. The chairmen work closely with and are assisted by the representatives of the Department and the Attorney General’s Office.
About Hord Coplan Macht, Inc.
HCM is a full-service architecture, landscape architecture, planning and interior design firm with more than 30 years of experience. HCM specializes in a variety of project types including healthcare, multi-family housing, mixed-use, education, cultural and religious, parks and recreation, office and institutional facilities. HCM’s architecture, landscape architecture and planning clients include University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore County Public Schools, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and The National Park Service.