Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation
Darneka Waters graduated from NC State University with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture. Waters is a Planner for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and pursuing licensure in North Carolina. Waters has participated in ASLA's Diversity Summit whose goal was, and is, to increase and promote diversity and inclusion within landscape architecture. Currently, she's a member of ASLA's LARE Prep Committee. She has years of experience in conceptual, community, and infill design via her college and professional career. Education and mentorship are some of the pay-it-forward principles that have contributed to her success.