U.S. Green Building Council

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) "is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that, by its own description, "is working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation."[1]

The U.S. Green Building Council developed the LEED system, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, an internationally-recognized green building certification system. LEED measures and grades construction on elements like sustainable building sites, water and energy use efficiency, use of sustainable materials and resources, and indoor air quality.[2]

The President, CEO & Founding Chairman of the Council S. Richard Fedrizzi.[3]


Accessed May 2010: [4]

  • Ann Archino Howe Upper Northeast Region Sustainable Design Studio Portland, ME
  • Maria Atkinson*** International Lend Lease Corporation Sydney, NSW, AU
  • Carlton Brown*** Green Affordable Housing Full Spectrum Development New York, NY
  • Walter Cuculic*** Production Home Builder Pulte Homes Las Vegas, NV
  • Mick Dalrymple West Region a.k.a. green services Scottsdale, AZ
  • John Dalzell*** Urban/Regional Planner Boston Redevelopment Authority Boston, MA
  • Nathan Gauthier Educators (K-12/Post-Secondary) Harvard University, Officer for Sustainability Cambridge, MA
  • Bob Harris South Central Region Lake/Flato San Antonio, TX
  • Elizabeth J. Heider Contractors & Builders Skanska Alexandria, VA
  • Mike Hess Florida/Caribbean Region X-nth Maitland, FL
  • Punit Jain Heartland Region Cannon Design St. Louis, MO
  • Dennis Maloskey State & Local Government PA Governor's Green Government Council Harrisburg, PA
  • Michael McCally*** Public Health/Health Care Clinical Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY; Physicians for Social Responsibility Santa Fe, NM
  • Mark Robertson Southeast Region MESA Landscape Architects Little Rock, AR
  • Thomas Scarola Developer/Real Estate Services Tishman Speyer New York, NY
  • Lisa Shpritz Finance, Surety & Corporate Real Estate Bank of America Charlotte, NC
  • Allan Skodowski Building Management & Operations Transwestern Milwaukee, WI
  • Charlie Tomlinson Northeast Corridor Region WRT Architects Philadelphia, PA
  • Ted van der Linden Pacific Region DPR Construction San Francisco, CA
  • Elizabeth Whalen Product Manufacturers CalAg Portland, OR



U.S. Green Building Council
2101 L Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20037
URL: http://www.usgbc.org/

Phone: 1-800-795-1747 (within the U.S.), 202-742-3792 (outside the U.S.)

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External resources


  1. U.S. Green Building Council Welcome to the USGBC, organizational webpage/homepage, accessed November 28, 2011
  2. U.S. Green Building Council What LEED Measures, organizational website, accessed November 28, 2011
  3. U.S. Green Building Council S. Richard Fedrizzi, organizational website, biosketch, accessed November 28, 2011
  4. Directors, U.S. Green Building Council, accessed May 10, 2010.