Vida Germano manages the Cultural Landscapes Program for the National Park Service’s Pacific West Region. She has 15 years of experience in cultural landscape management in the public sector. Her work focuses on documenting and preserving cultural landscapes throughout the western continental United States and the Pacific Islands of Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, and American Samoa. She has authored and co-authored numerous cultural landscape inventories, visual assessments, and treatment plans. She recently headed a partnership with the University of Oregon to develop a strategy for understanding and responding to the effects of climate change on cultural landscapes. This work garnered an an American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Professional Award in 2017.