Hall Of Fame Inductees


The individuals nominated should have made a significant impact or positive influence that assures the future of our industry in the lives of generations to come.


Once nominated, an individual’s biography and photo are updated on the site, and he or she is placed in the polls for voting. At the end of the year the committee takes into consideration the votes and decides which candidates are inducted.


Those with a star (*) next to their name below were either inducted posthumously or have passed away since being inducted.


Nomination Qualifications

  • Person with integrity and passion
  • Minimum 20 years in industry
  • Someone who has developed  or invented  new technology
  • Has made contributions that resulted in change
  • Contributed to mankind’s needs in his field
  • Provided education and encouragement  with self-sacrifice
  • Changed the industry

Victoria Phillipy

 Owner of Phillipy + Co., Victoria brings over 40 years of experience in Association Management for non-profit business trade organizations; offering services in board management, marketing, budgets and financial planning, event and small conference planning, membership recruitment and volunteer management.  Prior to starting her own company, Ms. Phillipy worked in the design-build profession for 18 years.  In her roles in both management and marketing, Ms. Phillipy worked for two high profile landscape architectural firms including SWA’s Laguna Beach and Los Angeles office and EDAW’s Newport Beach and Irvine Offices (now AECOM).  In her career, she has worked with some of the giants of the landscape architecture profession including Francis Dean, Courtland Paul, Robert Cardoza and many others.

Current clients include the American Society of Landscape Architects Southern California Chapter; the International Association of Business Communicators Orange County; the Orange County Chapter of Risk Management Association; and the California Landscape Architecture Student Scholarship Fund (CLASS Fund).  She currently serves as Scholarship Co-Chair for the CLASS Fund.

Ms. Phillipy is certified in small conference, meeting and special event planning. She has earned the respect of her clients, colleagues and members in various organizations.