Through his years as an Associate at CMG Landscape Architecture, Sam has worked on a wide range of projects throughout the Bay Area. His work nurtures a commitment to the community he grew up in, with an appreciation for the relationship between communities and their shared environment that goes far beyond the Bay Area. More recently, Sam has been on the forefront of CMG’s Crissy Field Next – a 20-year vision plan that accounts for climate resilience and future demands of the cherished waterfront park with over 1 million visitors per year. The scope includes a large planning processes and community engagement with diverse stakeholders and interest groups to inform the strategic project framework. While studying at the University of California, Berkeley, Sam was a TA for ecology courses and conducted research for the Fire Ecology Laboratory. He worked for years with diverse youth groups in environmental education and practiced as an Urban Forestry Technician. Sam also draws from experiences working and studying abroad to inform his understanding of how diverse cultures reflect upon their built environment. Sam holds a Master of Landscape Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry with honors from University of California, Berkeley.