Committees & Working Groups

Select Salutation The Greenbuild Program Working Group (PWG) is an awesome group of volunteers who come together under the direction of the Education Events Committee. The working group oversees the development and delivery of Greenbuild's expansive educational programming in order to meet the needs of attendees.

2018 Call for Expressions of Interest


Are you interested in joining a Greenbuild Committee or Working Group? Check out the descriptions and qualifications below. Nominations have been extended until November 27 - apply today!

  • The Education Events Committee oversees the development of all USGBC educational platform opportunities including events, conferences, and summits promoting the adoption of green design, building and operations practices. See description and qualifications  or click here to apply.
  • The Greenbuild Program Working Group plays an active role in the development and delivery of educational programming intended to meet the needs of attendees to the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. See description and qualifications or click here to apply.
  • The Greenbuild Special Programs Working Group oversees the development and delivery of innovative educational programs, formats, and conference features. This group is charged with the continued evolution of the Greenbuild Brand and ensuring cutting edge conference offerings. See description and qualifications or click here to apply.


If you have any questions about the Education Events Committee and associated working groups, please email

Thank You 2017 Committees and Working Groups:

Education Events Committee

  • Amanda Langweil – Co Chair, Gensler
  • Kate Hurst – Co Chair, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Felipe Faria, Green Building Council Brasil
  • Nadine Gudz,  Interface
  • Brad Jones, Cadmus
  • Bob Maddox,  Sterling Planet
  • Rachel McCorkle,  Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc. 
  • Annette Stelmack,
  • Rishi Tirupari, Las Vegas Sands
  • Courtney Ward,  Kitchell
  • Gregg Woodruff, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

Greenbuild Program Working Group

  • Annette Stelmack, - PWG Chair
  • Lauren Brust Moss, NORESCO
  • Michael DeVuono,  Arcadis
  • Alex Dews, Delaware Valley Green Buillding Council
  • Miranda Gardiner, Urban Fabrick, Inc.
  • Chris Garvin, Terrapin Bright Green
  • Rachel Healy, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • Jacquelynn Henke, TD Bank
  • Kim Ilardi, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Noah Israel, Clear Sustainable
  • Jeslin Jacob, Saint Gobain
  • Michael Lipitz, Vornado Realty Trust
  • Marissa Mitzner, Healthy Buildings
  • Sharon Refvem, Hawley Peterson Snyder
  • Matthew Testa, Bijou Properties LLC

Greenbuild Special Programs Working Group

  • Metehan Akdag, Bijou Properties LLC
  • Kyle Andersen, GBD Architects
  • Nell Boyle, City of Roanoke
  • Grace Carlson, Carlson Studio Architecture
  • Robert Donaldson, Moodly Nolan
  • Barbara Fanning, Mindswing Consulting
  • Kelsey Holtz, The Green Design Center
  • Marieke Lacasse, GGLO
  • Ariane Laxo, HGA Architects & Engineers
  • Michael Lehman, ConTech Lighting / Leviton Electrical
  • Carissa Loehr, Perkins and Will
  • Susan Papadakis, Warner Bros./ Time Warner
  • Sharlyn Thacker, Rerooted Life
  • Charles Vescoso, American Technical Publishers
  • Zheng Yang, Stanford University