Advocacy is a critical and central component of NCASLA and ASLA, being one of the most important services it can provide to the profession as well as to the health, safety, and well being of the public and the environment. 

ASLA Federal Advocacy

ASLA CEO Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, outlines ASLA's successes on Capitol Hill.

North Carolina Advocacy

The NC Legislature directed the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight committee to include in the Program Evaluation Division (PED) work plan for 2013 - 2015 an evaluation of the structure, organization, operation of the various independent occupational licensing boards as defined by G.S. 93B-1.  The PED identified 55 Occupational Licensing Agencies that were evaluated, including the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architects (NCBLA).  Unfortunately, the PED identified NCBLA as one of 12 occupational licensing agencies for further review.