RAMIRO VILLALVAZO, FASLA, PLARamiro Villalvazo is the Assets & Development Division Manager for Portland Parks & Recreation. He retired from the USDA Forest Service after 35 years of service. Notable positions include Pacific Southwest Director for Public Services, Forest Supervisor on the Eldorado National Forest, and Chief Landscape Architect in Washington DC. Career responsibilities included outdoor recreation planning & design, land acquisition, special uses, heritage, wilderness management, federal energy regulatory commission relicensing, landscape architecture, trails management, and providing leadership in maintaining the integrity and quality of scenic resources and recreation settings. Ramiro received the prestigious ASLA LaGasse Medal for his lifetime achievements.