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USGBC Charlotte Region Chapter Announces 2012 Board of Directors
The Charlotte Chapter announces six new board members from local Charlotte businesses including Bank of America, Piedmont Electric...
• Misty Beller, Account Coordinator, Healthcare Specialist, Office Environments
• Andrew Laing, Vice President, Cassidy Turley
• Shane Nault, President, Building EnergetiCx
• David Nestor, Supervisor, Gas Technology & Energy Services, Piedmont Natural Gas
• Keith Pehl, President, Optima Engineering
• Jenny Vallimont, Sustainability Manager, Corporate Workplace, Bank of America
Returning to the Board to serve the balance of their two year term are:
• Chris Butlak, Owner, Barringer Construction
• David Erckman, Retail Sustainability Manager, Wells Fargo
• Nancy Olah, Counsel, Parker Poe
• Brett Phillips, Senior Vice President, Lincoln Harris
• Bo Sellers, Director, Facilities Planning and CON Support, Carolinas HealthCare System
• Ben Yow, Vice President of Business Operations, Lomax Tile & Marble, Inc.
Emily Scofield, Executive Director of USGBC CRC, will also serve on the 2012 Board. Chris Studney, Energy & Sustainability Manager, Corporate Workplace, with Jones Lang Lasalle, will serve in an ex-officio capacity as past Chair.
Nancy Olah will lead the Chapter as 2012 Chair, and David Erckman will serve as Vice Chair. Rounding out the Executive Committee are Ben Yow as Treasurer and Jenny Vallimont as Secretary. “This is an exciting time for our Chapter, as we continue to grow and attract new members and corporate partners,” said Nancy Olah, 2012 Chair. “Our Chapter is widely recognized as a trusted resource for sustainable development throughout our region and our new tag line – Build Green. Teach Green. Live Green. – captures the spirit, passion and energy that underlines everything we do.”
“USGBC-CRC has achieved a strong momentum moving into the new year, “ said Emily Scofield. “Our 2011 Board created a comprehensive strategic plan that will guide our 2012 Board and over 100 committed volunteers to implement the most effective green building education in our region through a variety of programs, advocacy and marketing approaches.”
Under the strategic direction of the Board, the USGBC CRC is working to achieve its mission by implementing four key goals:
1. Being recognized as the most credible resource for sustainable development throughout our region
2. Adding value to our members by delivering quality education and program offerings and providing engaging volunteer opportunities.
3. Providing dynamic leadership opportunities
4. Diversifying our financial stability with five key revenue streams:
• Loyal Partners
• Committed Donors
• Membership Dues
• Educational Programs and Events
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The Chapter is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization serving 37 counties throughout the Charlotte Region. The Chapter’s mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated.