Design staff

Don Naetzker

Landscape Architect - Director of Planning 

Don Naetzker, RLA has diverse experience as a Landscape Architect and Planner, Don Naetzker, RLA has lived on many sides of the community development industry. He has been a consultant, owner, agency staff, and builder. Don’s diverse portfolio of work ranges from entrepreneurial private-sector ventures to public-sector capital improvements, giving him a comprehensive understanding of the key issues at play in the Burlington Transportation Options Study. He is passionate about mixed-use, walkable, healthy, fun, and social environments. He defines a project’s success through the principle of Triple Bottom Line Sustainability – that it succeeds socially, environmentally, and economically.


  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Ball State University, 1983