Nette Compton is senior director of ParkCentral and City Park Development for the Trust for Public Land in New York City, where she facilitates the improvement, innovation, and expansion of the organization's national urban park program, including creative placemaking, design quality, sustainability, and green infrastructure. She previously served at the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation as director of green infrastructure and senior project manager for sustainability, where she oversaw the creation and implementation of the agency's High Performance Landscape Guidelines. A registered landscape architect, Compton is former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) New York Chapter and a member of ASLA's national policy committee. Compton received her BS in landscape architecture and plant sciences and MS in urban ecology from Cornell University. In 2016, she served as a panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.