Colleen Vacelet

Colleen Vacelet
President
Colleen is the founder and president of Intreegue Design, Inc. She is a licensed Landscape Architect in the state of MD, DE, VA, PA, as well as an ISA certified Arborist and forest conservation planner and a LEED AP BD+C. With over 17+ years of experience, Colleen has worked for a variety of wellestablished firms along with her tenure at Intreegue. Her experience range from master planning, estate planning, high-end residential, institutional, forest conservation, botanical garden, children’s garden, healing garden, pollinator garden, workshop facilitation, horticultural, and installation.

Colleen holds a double degree in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture from the University of Maryland (UMD). Her passion for the field of Landscape Architecture has taken her near and far. She has lived and researched in other countries to garner new cultural connectivity and hone her design skills. Presently, Colleen is active in continuing her education and providing education to others. She began teaching at the Catholic University of America for the Graduate Architecture Department in 2010. Since then she has come home to her Alma mater to join the faculty as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Landscape Architecture Department. She teaches 3 different courses and mentors students along the way. When time allows Colleen teaches students the art of Landscape Sketching and Graphics for the Study Abroad Program in Italy.

Recently, Colleen served as President for the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects and worked heavily with legislators on Capitol Hill regarding green bill efforts. She is also an alumni of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and a recent recipient of the ‘Bridging the Gap’ award and a Baltimore Business Journal 40 Under 40 Honoree. When not at work, she can be found in the garden tending her bees in Maryland, or with family at their gardens in Nancy, France.