Elisabeth Manley is a registered landscape architect with over seventeen years of experience in the design of trail, park, and transportation-related projects throughout Florida. She is the principal of Manley Design, LLC, a landscape architecture and site planning firm located in Gainesville, Florida, that serves both public and private clients. Elisabeth is a strong advocate for parks and trails, which she believes are essential components for successful community development and are central to quality of life for all Floridians. She has served as the Florida Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects representative to the Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation since 2015 and also serves locally on City of Gainesville’s Public Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. She holds a Master in Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Florida with a thesis focus on ecological greenway planning.