Jennifer Shagin moved to Colorado Springs to join N.E.S. Inc in summer of 2020. She is a Colorado native and holds a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture and Bachelor’s in Natural Resource Management from Colorado State University. Prior to joining N.E.S. Inc. Jennifer was an elected official for the Town of Berthoud where she received the highest number of votes in Berthoud’s history. As an elected official she advocated for multi-modal transportation, helped hire a new Town Administrator and was strategic in helping Berthoud maintain its unique community identity in the face of widespread growth. On the Federal level, she has worked trail and travel management crews, and VIS services where she worked to educate the public on forest ecosystem health and sustainable practices. She enjoys working with inter disciplinary teams, collaborating and the design process.
Jennifer is passionate about her work as a Landscape Designer and Land Planner where she has completed various projects of differing magnitude across Colorado and Wyoming, highlights of her projects include Senior Affordable Housing, Design Standards for the Town of Keenesburg, and Environmentally sensitive design. Jennifer is an advocate for livable communities, the natural environment and local government. She is an active member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and currently serves on their Public Practice Advisory Committee.
When not at work, you can find her on a golf course or outdoors enjoying Colorado’s majestic mountains.