Cecelia Paine is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Guelph, where she teaches community design, urban park and open space planning, and professional practice. Her research interests have included cultural landscape conservation methods and cross-cultural design perception. Prior to joining the University of Guelph, she practised in Ottawa, where her firm was nationally recognized for its work in heritage conservation, urban design and open space master planning. Cecelia has served on numerous urban design award juries, and has lectured nationally and internationally on conservation of heritage landscapes. Cecelia is a past president of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) and the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA), was the founding editor of the CSLA’s professional magazine, Landscapes Paysages, and is past president and current board member of the Landscape Architecture Canada Foundation. She is a member of the OALA, and a fellow of the CSLA and the American Society of Landscape Architects.