The majority of Faye Langmaid’s landscape architecture and planning career has been in municipal public practice. Faye’s service to the CSLA began with involvement as part of the organizing committee for the first Congress held in Saskatchewan (1985). Faye was recruited to assist with revitalizing the CSLA Awards of Excellence in the late 1980’s and chaired the awards process for three years. From 1998 to 2004 Faye served as a juror for the grants program of the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation (LACF).
Faye has chaired the Grants Committee of the LACF since 2004 and serves as a Board Director. Faye deftly manages the annual grant application process, oversees the adjudication of proposals, assists with promotional materials while shepherding proposals to finished products to help expand the knowledge and breadth of the profession.
Projects under Faye’s stewardship have been recipients of Awards of Excellence from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, the Canadian Institute of Planners, the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association Award of Excellence for Innovation and Top Honour Award from the International Waterfront Center. Faye has served a five-year term on the Ontario Parks Foundation and helped establish the Little River Enhancement Group, Canada’s South Land Trust and Jury Lands Foundation; groups dedicated to the long view of stewardship. Faye also serves on the Port Hope Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee. In 2000 Faye was inducted into the College of Fellows for executed works, direct service to the society and service to the community or public.