More About Alison

Alison Tompkins is a professional landscape architect and certified planner with over 10 years of experience in regional and local planning as well as floodplain management. Her work includes multi-agency coordination between local, state, federal, and tribal governments, with an emphasis on sustainable management of water resources. She began her career conducting watershed restoration and habitat monitoring for the Nez Perce Tribe followed by private practice in landscape architecture before she transitioned to land use planning and consulting.

Alison obtained a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Idaho, researching the use of wetlands for wastewater treatment, and serves as an adjunct instructor of site design and water conservation courses in the Landscape Architecture Department. She is published in the Landscape Research Record, Rural Connections Journal, and Western Planner Journal, and has participated in peer reviews for the National Planning Conference, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference, and FEMA BRIC grant reviews. Alison brings positive energy and enthusiasm to every project, and takes pride in building long-lasting professional relationships founded on integrity and work ethic.

Alison's Certifications

  • Professional Landscape Architect - Idaho LA #16909
  • Certified Planner – AICP #032556
  • Certified Floodplain Manager – CFM #US-19-11373

Alison's Professional Affiliations

  • Chairman – Lewiston Aquifer Advisory Committee
  • Education Coordinator – American Planning Association: County Planning Division
  • American Society of Landscape Architects – member
  • American Planning Association – member
  • Association of State Floodplain Managers – member