Cassandra Rice is a landscape architect and planner at site design group. Her work focuses on synthesizing environmental, economic, and cultural influences to create evidence-based, sustainable strategies. She is passionate about community-based design, aiming to create innovative and engaging participatory processes for all of her projects. Some of her recent projects include the Chicago River Design Guidelines, the Milwaukee Harbor District Design Guidelines, and the University of Chicago Laboratory School Master Plan. Prior to serving as the Chapter’s secretary, Cassandra served as the 2017-2019 Emerging Professionals Co-Chair and the 2015-2016 Awards Chair. She is also actively involved in the American Planning Association.