Ms. Thomas has extensive landscape architectural and land planning experience as a principal with Glackin Thomas Panzak, Inc. Her professional experience includes projects for both the private and public sectors. She is responsible for the overall management of projects, coordination of project consultants, and provides testimony before municipal boards and commissions at public hearings.
For the private sector, Ms. Thomas’ project experience includes mixed-use developments, traditional neighborhood and open space developments, institutional projects including schools and hospitals, and commercial projects. She has broad experience in the development of site feasibility studies, environmental analysis studies, site design, reforestation plans, open space management plans, and detailed construction documentation plans. She has prepared zoning amendments to complement proposed projects including mixed-use districts, medical districts, and unified development districts.
Ms. Thomas also provides consulting services to numerous municipalities. Her expertise includes site reviews, landscape plan reviews, testimony in public hearings, landscape installation inspections, and the preparation of park, playground, and trail designs. Working closely with township engineers and Environmental Advisory Commissions, she has prepared comprehensive amendments to the township ordinances including natural features preservation and updates to landscape requirements. The amendments have addressed buffering, screening, streetscapes, compensatory plantings, reforestation, and planting specifications.