Christopher B. Hoffman has been elected as vice president of the 2014–2015 board of directors for the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB), which he will serve through Sept. 30, 2015. Hoffman previously served as the CLARB secretary (2012–2014), Region III director (2009–2011) and alternate Region III director (2008–2009). He also served on CLARB’s Communications Committee (2007–2009).
At the local level, Hoffman was recently appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to a five-year term (2014–2019) on the Mississippi Landscape Architectural Advisory Committee of the Mississippi State Board of Architecture. He previously served (1998–2011) after being appointed by Govs. Kirk Fordice and Ronnie Musgrove.
Hoffman is an active member of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and has served as the Chapter Licensure & Advocacy rep for six years. He served as chapter president (1993–1994).
Hoffman is a sole proprietor, providing site and master planning services with a focus on mixed used developments, commercial, health care, industrial, subdivision and educational projects. Some notable projects include the 90-acre corporate campus for Southern Pine Electrical Power Association; the Baptist Health Systems Jackson & Madison Campus; the Clinton Natchez Trace Visitor Center; the Clinton Public School District Elementary Schools; and the Siberian tiger exhibit at the Jackson Zoo.
Hoffman earned his bachelors in landscape architecture from Texas Tech University in 1988. He is currently licensed in Mississippi and is also a CLARB-certified landscape architect.
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