September 25, 2016 9:32 AM ET

Company Overview of U.S. Green Building Council (usgbc)

Company Overview

U.S. Green Building Council (usgbc) is based in the United States.

2101 L St Nw Ste 500

Washington, DC 20037

United States

Founded in 1993

Key Executives for U.S. Green Building Council (usgbc)

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 61
Executive Director
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Research Director
Director at Detroit Regional Chapter
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

U.S. Green Building Council (usgbc) Key Developments

U.S. Green Building Council Announces Sarah Beth Harkless as New Director in North Carolina

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the appointment of Sarah Beth Harkless as the director of USGBC North Carolina. In this role, Harkless will work to advance USGBCs mission to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated through localized engagement and outreach throughout North Carolina. As director of USGBC North Carolina, Harkless will collaborate on sustainability initiatives with local stakeholders and communities. Along with her fellow Southern leaders, Harkless plans to advocate for better buildings, including the expansion of LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the worlds most widely used green building rating system. Sarah Beths years of expertise in sustainability and project development will enhance the adoption of green building practices and further USGBCs mission in North Carolina, said Kimberly Lewis, senior vice president of community advancement, USGBC. Harkless has spent more than five years in the environment and sustainability field, most recently serving as director of sustainability at Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte, a USGBC partner. During her tenure, Harkless managed green building standards and certifications, as well as corporate sustainability programs. She also created strategic partnerships between Habitat Charlotte and leaders in the green building, energy, and environmental industry. As a founding board member of the Amazon Mission Fellowship, Harkless helped develop a potable water project that promotes the installation of water filtration devices in the homes of families in the Peruvian Amazon.

U.S. Green Building Council Appoints Heidi Kunka as the Director of USGBC Central Pennsylvania

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the appointment of Heidi Kunka as the director of USGBC Central Pennsylvania. In this role, Kunka will work to advance USGBCs mission to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated through localized engagement and outreach throughout the state. As director of USGBC Central Pennsylvania, Kunka will advocate for better buildings, including the expansion of LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the worlds most widely used green building rating system, collaborate with local stakeholders to create a more sustainable built environment in the state and region. Kunka has spent more than a decade in the environment and sustainability field, most recently serving as energy program specialist for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protections Office of Pollution Prevention and Energy Assistance. During her tenure, Kunka served as the primary tour guide of the LEED Gold Southeast Regional Office. She developed the educational content and secured the majority of building material donations for an award-winning green home exhibit, which toured throughout Pennsylvania. Kunka also managed various contacts with external partners such as energy-efficient building training experts for government and K12 school facility managers.

USGBC Appoints Shelby Bus as the Director of USGBC Georgia

USGBC announced the appointment of Shelby Bus as the director of USGBC Georgia. In this role, Bus will work to advance USGBCs mission to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated through localized engagement and outreach throughout the state. As director of USGBC Georgia, Bus will collaborate on sustainability initiatives with local engagement. Along with her fellow Southern leaders, Bus plans to advocate for better buildings, including the expansion of LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the worlds most widely used green building rating system. Bus has spent nearly a decade in the environment and sustainability field, most recently serving as director of sustainability for the Central Atlanta Progress/Atlanta Downtown Improvement District.

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