Staff


JOHN GALBRAITH
ASLA, Principal Landscape Architect

John established Galbraith & Associates, Inc. in 1989, providing design, landscape architecture, and site planning services for both private and public clients. He has designed and implemented a wide variety of projects in Oregon and California, including civic and commercial facilities, housing, parks, historic preservation, streetscapes, open spaces, and state transportation projects. John provides solutions for environmentally sensitive areas and plans for wetland and riparian restoration. He is a certified arborist, knows construction techniques and plant materials, and is an industry leader in the uses of structural soil and permeable pavement. John has guided many projects through the public design process, serving as lead consultant. As principal, John will provide over-all coordination and oversight from conception to completion, including design development, research, site analysis, any tree evaluations, and program development. John will ensure that time schedules are met and that our team meets your needs throughout the project.

Certifications

  • Landscape Architect License: Oregon #254, California #2980
  • Certified Arborist #PN-5845A

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Landscape Architecture
  • International Society of Arboriculture
  • California Certified Nursery Professional

Volunteer Efforts

  • Tree Committee
  • SPAC
  • State Landscape Construction Board Review Committee Landscape Water Conservation Committee Winterspring Memorial Grove Hillside Ordinance Committee 

MICHAEL ‘MICK’ MILLER
Landscape Designer

Mick has years of experience in the landscape industry and is our irrigation specialist. He is skilled in irrigation design and installation including large municipal and golf course systems. Mick’s experience includes designing and installing water-wise projects that utilize “smart” irrigation technology as well as water features, plants, retaining walls, and drainage and lighting systems. Mick has served as project supervisor for large projects including the Rogue Valley Manor and Quail Point Golf Course. As staff landscape designer, Mick is involved in design development and provides material recommendations and technical support for our team.

Certifications: LCB License #12272 


 

NORMA CASTELAN
Landscape Designer, Artist, Arborist

Norma is knowledgeable in design and site planning for commercial, residential and municipal projects. She is experienced in many phases of landscape architectural services including site analysis, design, graphic rendering, master plan development, construction documents, tree preservation and coordination of consultants. Norma Castelan has been with the firm since 1992, her training in landscape architecture and art adding to our depth and creativity. Norma’s experience with hardscape design combined with her artistic abilities uniquely qualify her to serve as a team designer, assisting with conceptual design and preparing graphic presentation materials for use in the planning process.
Previous certifications in arboriculture and landscape architecture

 

 


 

KAYLA BYRNE
Landscape Designer, Graphic Designer, Artist

Kayla graduated from the University of Oregon with a Masters of Landscape Architecture and is a passionate advocate for the arts. She is especially interested in designing public spaces and engaging with people via creative strategies to reveal their needs and desires for their community. She brings skills to the team, including her experience in graphic design and marketing. Kayla is involved primarily in drafting, creating artistic renderings, and providing technical support.