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Connecticut Green Building Council
                       

 Chapter Board of Directors Election Results


               
                            

 
Thank you to all CTGBC members who voted in this year's election to select five new Board Directors for 2014- 2017 term.

From an outstanding field of candidates the election results are as follows:

CTGBC Board of Directors  2014 - 2017

            Wayne Cobleigh

Manager - Project Development

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.,

 

 

My emphasis in the year ahead will be implementing the new chapter organization structure to improve communications and operations by connecting and collaborating with our volunteer leaders, members and future members to build on the momentum we gained in 2013. I am particularly interested in leveraging the leadership of CEFIA and the success of C-PACE finance for energy efficiency and renewable energy in 2013.  In 2014, I will be advocating for expanding the eligibility of the C-PACE program to the renovation and new construction of buildings in communities vulnerable to riverine or coastal flooding and sea level rise. 
                       

 

              Adam Ney


               Assistant Director

               Public Affairs,

      CT Business & Industry

                Association

  
I am interested in all aspects of corporate sustainability and would like to lend my expertise in this area to the chapter by promoting decreased waste and increased value.  I plan to make my experience with newsletters, blogs and marketing communications available to the chapter.                                                                   

              Jeanell Oriabor

        Integration & Test Lead

       Defensive Electronic

     Countermeasures Systems,

   Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

I would like to help CTGBC increase Community Visibility/Membership by offering  various workshops and events geared toward young families and children, as well as increase the organization’s Web Presence by incorporating social media (i.e. Facebook) and web offerings (i.e. Webinars).



   

      Lynne Panagotopulos

    Environmental Designer

              Atelier Ten


As a re-elected Board Member, Lynn plans to expand the Awards program and to play a role in managing the evolution of the CTGBC through the Steering Committee. “I am excited to be a part of this organization and energized by the talented and committed people I have worked with during my time with CTGBC. I look forward to continuing to share my time, ideas, and energy with the Board, our members, and my community.”


                   Mark Robbins

 C-PACE Consulting Partner

    Clean Energy Finance &

      Investment Authority


Mark is eager to serve on the CTGBC Board of Directors by contributing to programming and outreach on the topic of energy conservation, generation and renewable resources.                      

                       Our Board Advisors

           Gilbert  Kernan


                Director of

      Business Development

    Soluxe Energy Solutions   

As a Board Advisor, Gil believes “there are tremendous opportunities in Connecticut for property owners to achieve deep energy savings and for renewable energy. I look forward to working with CTGBC to make that happen.”


                  Leon Levine

                   
   Indoor Environmental Quality
 

            HVAC and Air Quality     

                Assessments


                        EMC

Leon’s goal as Board Advisor is “to recruit new members, expand awareness of the chapter and attract new alliances.” 


                     

                   Rob O'Meara

            Project Manager 

        The Whiting - Turner                  

       Contracting Company


As Board Advisor, Rob aspires, “to be a leader with broad vision who gets the job done.”


    Moinuddin Sarker, PhD

           Vice President 

   Research & Development

     Natural State Research


Dr. Sarker brings a global perspective based on years of professional experience in chemistry research. As a Board Advisor, Dr. Sarker will broaden CTGBC’s perspectives beyond borders.  
             
                 Calling all Volunteers!                  
           2014 Opportunities to get involved

 

Have ideas for activities, tours, special speakers?....join the Events Committee and help make them happen.

Work on developing cutting edge learning opportunities with the Education Committee.  Assist with the new video format for webinars.  Seeking Hartford and New Haven webinar series hosts.

Help monitor and move the green building agenda forward by participating with the Advocacy Committee.

Make a difference in your local school by joining forces with the Green Schools Committee.

Interested in providing opportunities for consumers to learn more about more energy efficient, healthier and sustainable homes..........participate in the Green Homes Committee.

Seeking to learn about new innovations in greening healthcare facilities, work with the Healthcare Committee.

Excited about  meeting other young green professionals and doing something meaningful for the local environment? Sign on with the Emerging Professionals.

Want to see our green building community grow ?  Sign on to help the Membership Committee with recruitment and retention.

Have some creative talent, writing skills, enjoy blogging, graphics or newsletter experience you'd like to share with the Marketing/Communications Committee ?

Have strong computer skills and enjoy working through online challenges, join forces with the Website Committee. 

Take a broader perspective than just CT ?  Interesting in learning about green building challenges in other New England States......become part of the Upper Northeast Regional Committee.

Express your interest here !!!!  Contact judy@ctgbc.org .  We'll find a good fit for your interests.  Try to attend a few teleconferenced  meetings of several committees.  Find the perfect spot for you !
                 

         Holiday Gathering 2013

Old and new board members gather. Watch the CTGBC blog for more holiday party photos.

Our very best wishes for an exceptional green holiday.


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