TAG: Sabeena Hickman

NALP appoints Carol Keeling as interim CEO

February 21, 2019By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals’ (NALP) board of directors has named Carol Keeling as interim chief executive officer. Keeling will begin her new role effective immediately. Keeling succeeds Sabeena Hickman, who served as CEO of the association for more than a decade before announcing her resignation earlier this month to pursue other opportunities. She will also continue to serve as... read more

NALP CEO steps down

February 1, 2019By

Sabeena Hickman is stepping down as CEO of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). Hickman, who served as CEO for nearly 12 years, will serve as a consultant to the organization for the next six months to ensure a smooth transition of leadership responsibilities. “I am extremely proud of all that this association has accomplished during my tenure and... read more

NALP presents Lifetime Leadership and Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

January 26, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) presented the Lifetime Leadership Award and Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award at its Leaders Forum Conference in Punta Cana on Jan. 26. Frank Mariani, CEO of Mariani Landscape in Lake Bluff, Ill., received the Lifetime Leadership Award, which is given annually to a member of the association who has demonstrated leadership, service... read more

NALP and OSHA Alliance present construction course

January 19, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) partnered with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance to launch the 10-hour OSHA Construction Course for the Landscape Industry. “We are pleased to have created this industry-specific 10-hour course that will provide comprehensive job site safety training that would be beneficial to all landscape industry companies,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. The... read more

Consultant Guido assaulted by landscape worker, recovering at home

July 18, 2017By

Longtime green industry consultant Judy Guido is recovering at home after being assaulted and seriously injured earlier this month. She underwent surgery and spent time in the intensive care unit following the July 5 attack by a man hired to do landscaping work at her home, according to a report in the Ventura County Star. She was released last week.... read more

NALP launches discounted workers’ comp insurance program

February 22, 2017By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) partnered with Rancho Mesa Insurance Services and Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Cos. to offer NALP members a competitive workers’ compensation option. “Protecting your business, your employees, and your bottom line is so important,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. “So, we are pleased to bring this highly competitive and tailored workers’ compensation insurance program to landscape... read more