Claude Potvin

Claude Potvin

CLAUDE L. POTVIN
AAPQ, FCSLA

EDUCATION AND CAREER:

B.L.A, Université de Montréal, 1979.

2 years in private practice followed by 5 years as landscape architect with the Canadian National Parks Agency,
28 years with the National Capital Commission in Ottawa, a Crown corporation mandated with the planning, development and management of federal lands in the capital. Retired from the NCC in 2015 as Chief, Landscape Architecture and Industrial Design.
Currently freelancing and dedicating time to the visual arts, urban issues and advancement of the profession.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Association des architectes paysagistes du Québec (AAPQ)
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)

AAPQ Treasurer 2000 – 2003, AAPQ Council member and delegate to CSLA, 2008 – 2011.

Canadian Society of Landscape Architects:
Board of Directors 2008 – 2013
President Elect 2011
President 2012
Past President 2013

ACTIVITIES RELATED TO ADVANCEMENT OF THE PROFESSION:

- Academic accreditation reviews.
- National design award juries in landscape architecture and urban design.
- Municipal urban planning review board.
- Helped organize CSLA congresses in Mexico (2015), Cuba (2007) and participated in various design/planning workshops in Cuba under auspices of the Canadian Urban Institute..
- Developed Terms of Reference defining roles and responsibilities of the CSLA and its component provincial associations.

LANGUAGES:

French, English, Spanish