Adrian Benepe Hon. ASLA

SVP, Director of National Programs, The Trust for Public Land

Adrian Benepe has dedicated his career to parks, public space, historic preservation, landscape and urban design. He served in the New York City Parks and Recreation Department for twenty-seven years, including eleven as Commissioner, and is now Senior Vice President and Director of National Programs for The Trust for Public Land, a national organization that helps create parks, playgrounds, gardens, and greenways across the country.