Lombard North Group and Golfplan Associates’s team currently consists of Landscape Architects, Golf Course Architects and administrative staff.

Doug Thomson

B.A., M.L.Arch., AALA, CSLA

President and Principal

Doug is President of both Lombard North Group (1980) Ltd. and Golfplan Associates Ltd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lombard North Group.) He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wilfred Laurier University and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph. With over thirty years of professional practice in the fields of recreation planning, parks planning and development, site restoration and naturalization, urban design, golf course architecture, and community development, Doug has been principal designer and project manager on projects both internationally and throughout western and northern Canada.

Lorraine Paton

B.A., M.L.Arch., AALA, CSLA

Landscape Architect

Lorraine is a landscape architect and has been with Lombard North Group since 2004.  Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of Alberta and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Guelph.  Lorraine’s graduate research and studies focused on multi-use landscapes, culminating in her thesis “Designing Spiritual Landscapes: A Multi-Faith Approach.” She is a member of the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects.

2003 CSLA Award of Academic Excellence – University of Guelph
2003 CSLA National Citation for Canadian Impressions (in collaboration)

Anna Lawrence

L.A.T., B.L.Arch., AALA, CSLA

Landscape Architect

Anna is a Landscape Architect and has recently joined the Lombard North Group after having worked at O2 design, NORR Architects and Planners and Scatliff, Miller and Murray. Upon receiving her Landscape Architectural Technology Diploma from NAIT and her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Degree from the University of Guelph, Anna worked on projects in Calgary and Western Alberta. She brings 15 years experience to the team with a particular emphasis on developing feasible, responsible and environmentally sensitive designs.