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30 North Mills Street
4th Floor
Madison, WI 53715

Phone: 608.263.3000
M-F | 7:45am-4:30pm

Campus Planning and Landscape Architecture Staff

Gary Brown, PLA, FASLA, Director

Gary Brown is a licensed landscape architect who is responsible for interpreting, updating and recommending methods of implementing the Campus Master Plan; provides detailed area physical development plans; provides professional landscape architecture services for the campus; participates and leads special studies related to land use plans, building massing studies, transportation plans;  coordinates signage and wayfinding; coordinates municipal zoning approvals; works with neighborhoods and special interest groups, and participates in joint University/Community planning efforts.  Mr. Brown is also currently serving as the Wisconsin Chapter representative on the national American Society of Landscape Architects’ Board of Trustees.


Jonathan Bronk, PLA, ASLA, Program and Policy Analyst

Jonathan Bronk is a licensed landscape architect who provides project leadership and site development expertise to the campus.  He assists in Campus Master Plan initiatives and helps implement the Plan through various site development projects.


Daniel Einstein, Historic & Cultural Resources Manager

Daniel Einstein is responsible for managing campus historic buildings and landscapes, including our Native American archaeological sites, as well as planning for and maintaining the university’s public art installations. He works closely with the director on historic preservation planning initiatives and the development of interpretative materials to build awareness for these special campus resources.


Rhonda James, PLA, ASLA, Landscape Architect Senior

Rhonda James is a licensed landscape architect who provides project leadership and site development expertise to the campus.  She assists with work on the Campus Master Plan and helps facilitate implementation of the Plan.  She establishes development standards and policies related to site planning and design.



Vorakiat "Top" Tantivivat, Facilities Access Specialist


Top Tantivivat coordinates physical accessibility of facilities on the UW-Madison campus.  He reviews building and site plans for accessibility and code compliance, assists facility managers with accessibility concerns and develops campus policy related to facilities access.


Aaron Williams, PLA, ASLA, Assistant Planner & Zoning Coordinator

Aaron Williams is a licensed landscape architect who provides planning assistance and zoning coordination expertise to the campus.   His primary roles involve Campus Master Plan technical coordination and support, major capital improvement project zoning and municipal entitlement approval process activities, coordination and facilitation of stormwater management protocols (BMP’s) as well as facilitating green infrastructure techniques  for the campus.  


Tom Dvorak, Campus Design Intern

Tom provides planning project support and assists in site development initiatives across campus. 







       Li Zhuang, Campus Design Intern

Li provides planning project support and assists in site development initiatives across campus. 



Laura Wyatt, Program Manager, Lakeshore Nature Preserve

Laura Wyatt works cooperatively with the director in creating work plans, budgets, and grant proposals and manages day-to-day operations of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve. She has a M.S. in Horticulture with an emphasis on woody plants from the UW-Madison, 15+ years of natural areas management experience and is a certified arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture.




Adam Gundlach, Project Coordinator


Adam Gundlach coordinates land management activities in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, including invasive species monitoring and control, prescribed fire planning and implementation, and site amenity stewardship. He also assists fellow Preserve staff in facilitating academic use of the Preserve by UW-Madison students and faculty. He has a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology from UW-Madison.



Bryn Scriver, Volunteer Coordinator/Outreach Specialist

Bryn Scriver recruits and supervises volunteers in land management work in the Preserve, performs outreach through the Preserve website, social media sites and electronic newsletter, and provides administrative support to the Preserve Director and the Preserve Committee. She has a M.S. in Land Resources from the UW-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and more than 10 years of land management experience.