Scott Whitham, Principal, RLA, ASLA
has over twenty years of experience in leading projects and project teams. His work has ranged widely across diverse built-environment disciplines, and has included planning new regional park systems and revitalized urban waterfronts, leading in the preservation and rehabilitation of significant historic structures and landscapes, coordinating the design and engineering of transportation systems, and managing the planning, design and construction of educational facilities and campuses. During his professional career Scott has filled the positions of principal designer, construction administrator, project manager, executive director and principal-in-charge. Actively engaged in his community, Scott’s volunteer work has been equally diverse; He has served as a member of the City of Ithaca New York’s Economic Development Forum, the Ithaca-Tompkins Transportation Council, the Tompkins County Planning Advisory Committee, the City of Ithaca Design Review Board, the Government Relations Committee of the Tompkins County Chamber, the advisory board for the Cornell University arboretum, chair of the grant committee of the Preservation League of New York State, chair of the City of Ithaca Planning and Development Board, president of Ithaca Downtown Partnership, Inc. and as chair of the Architecture, Planning and Design Panel of the New York State Council on the Arts. In addition, he is has been a visiting critic, instructor, and studio consultant for the Cornell University departments of Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation and Design and Environmental Analysis since 1989.