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June 2010

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Volunteer Profile: Dana Kose – Balancing Act Pro

Dana Kose received what she initially dismissed as junk mail from the local utility: a pamphlet promoting wind energy. Upon verifying it was more expensive, she tossed the brochure into the recycling bin. Later that same week she first learned about LEED and the deleterious effects that inefficient buildings have on the environment. She fished the flyer out of the bin and signed up for wind energy. Kose cites this event in the early 2000s as a turning point. She is now recognized as an indefatigable volunteer for the USGBC chapters network.

Kose is the paragon for how swiftly a dedicated, passionate chapter member can rise in USGBC leadership. Kose attended her first Greenbuild in 2004 in Portland, Ore. Having expected to see “everyone wearing Birkenstocks,” she was fascinated by the diversity of the crowd. When preparations began for Greenbuild 2006 in Denver, Kose got involved with the USGBC Colorado Chapter, which was in its infancy at the time. She confesses she hadn’t even been to a chapter event before but was familiar with LEED and simply sought to further the sustainability movement. Her host committee work paved the road for deeper chapter involvement, which she would selflessly pursue over the coming years.

Although she can’t recall precisely what inspired her to pursue leadership, she shrugs off her extensive USGBC leadership experience as having been in the right place at the right time, when the chapter started to grow. Annette Stelmack, the founding chapter chair who would become a dear friend, recruited Kose to run for the 2006 board.

The same year Kose won a seat on the chapter board she was promoted to serve as a regional leader. In May 2006 she joined the Chapter Steering Committee (CSC), one of three committees that advise the USGBC Board. Kose’s hard work earned her election to the LEED regionalization working group in 2008, and from there she went on to sit on the Education Steering Committee the next year.

What is still more astounding about her USGBC commitment is that her responsibilities at the local level were simultaneously evolving. She moved from director, to treasurer, to vice chair to becoming the 2009 chapter chair. She presently serves in an ex-officio capacity. Kose is committed to USGBC on a variety of levels and is also a LEED Faculty member (read her Faculty bio). Kose might not remember how she got started in USGBC leadership but she knows why she’s still going: “It feeds my soul,” she says.

Kose is quick to identify the reasons she finds chapter work fulfilling. It’s a fantastic networking tool, and she can expose her company to the right audience. As a veteran chapter leader she enjoys recruiting new leadership. But in keeping with the general opinion of most enthusiastic chapter leaders, she prizes her personal relationships within USGBC above any other benefit.

Kose admits that her level of engagement and frequency of travel come with a price: She limits her participation on other boards and can’t spare as much time with her newborn son during the week. She reveals that her trick to maintaining a work-life balance is “keeping weekends sacred.” Kose credits her husband as being wonderfully supportive, “almost to a fault,” she jokes. Her recent employers have also helped facilitate her participation, first at Mortenson Construction and Universal Development Company and now at the Weidt Group.

Kose’s contributions to USGBC are as impressive in quality as they are in quantity. She led the charge to implement a new governance structure within the Colorado Chapter, which helped her and the executive director elevate the role of the chapter’s board. And when the regional leadership group, USGBC’s West Regional Council, was experiencing frequent turnover, her steady involvement was a source of stability. Kose is proud of her contributions to USGBC’s education program during the transition to a chapters-based delivery program. And although she humbly remarks that it “was just a few credits,” she helped incorporate regionalization into LEED.

Chris Marshall, LEED program assistant at USGBC, reports he was “continuously astonished at Dana’s selflessness toward USGBC’s mission. She’s been a phenomenal conduit of information between her chapter’s perspective and those of USGBC national. Her role in coordinating the West Regional Council’s Regionalization work was invaluable in successfully implementing the idea in LEED 2009.”

Kose shows no sign of slowing down. She is juggling work, family and USGBC activity at the local, regional and national levels. Stelmack aptly summarizes, “A mother of two beautiful boys, she balances her dedication to a better world and USGBC with grace, extensive knowledge and heart. I am blessed to know Dana and call her a friend!”


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Georgia Chapter Partners with Atlanta Dogwood Festival and Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta to Encourage Sustainability


In April, the USGBC Georgia Chapter and the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta partnered to help the annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival achieve significant benchmarks in sustainability.

The Atlanta Dogwood Festival will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2011 and is one of the largest juried art festivals in the United States. Attracting over 200,000 visitors each year to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, the festival has an enormous environmental footprint. Rebekah Jones of TRRU Production Services, the operations company for the festival, and Brian Hill, Dogwood Festival director, approached the USGBC Georgia Chapter to determine how they could incorporate sustainability into the festival model.

In the months leading up to the festival, the partners decided that sustainability would be addressed on two main fronts: waste reduction and community education. The waste reduction program was a massive undertaking for a festival this large, and cooperation of many partners was vital. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival required all food vendors to bring only compostable serving plates, bowls, utensils and cups to the festival. There was 100% compliance by the food vendors – a huge win for the festival and the City of Atlanta as all petroleum-based plastics and Styrofoam that would have typically been used was diverted from the landfill.

The Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta sent over 250 Scouts and troop leaders to staff five “Waste Recovery Centers,” where they helped festival-goers place their waste in the correct receptacles. The Waste Recovery Centers collected recycling, composting and landfill waste. This was a critical component of the program; un-staffed waste recovery areas, and especially composting bins, are typically difficult to keep “clean.” Unclean collected compost usually must be sent to the landfill.

The Georgia Chapter was also able to introduce the Atlanta Dogwood Festival to Perfect Circle, a local company that produces bio-diesel from restaurant waste grease. The festival was able to power its generators with bio-diesel from Perfect Circle, which then collected waste grease from the food vendors at the end of the event.

In the end, these collective efforts diverted 43 percent of the solid waste from the landfill, sending 1.5 tons of clean compost to Greenco Commercial Composting, 10.5 tons of recycling to SP Recycling Company, and over 100 gallons of grease to Perfect Circle.

USGBC Georgia also worked with TRRU Productions and the Atlanta Dogwood Festival to create an education Eco-Village. Here, festival goers were able to visit over 20 booths to learn about topics such as home energy audits, weatherization for residential and commercial buildings, USGBC and LEED, solar water heaters, rainwater harvesting, low-flow toilets, green cleaning products, organic and urban gardening, permeable pavers and pavement, Atlanta recycling and composting programs, and more. Several of the manufacturers said that they received more inquiries and leads at this event than at any other trade show or consumer event they’ve attended.

The educational Eco-Village was anchored by the Museum of Design Atlanta’s Atlanta Beyond Bricks and Sticks exhibit, a 19-cube display about sustainability around metro Atlanta curated by Holly Henderson, LEED AP. Because the entire exhibit was designed with LED lighting, it was able to run plugged into two 220V outlets in the Park Pavilion.

The Georgia Chapter has again partnered with TRRU Productions to support the sustainability efforts for the National Black Arts Festival in July. They will execute a similar program at that festival for over 100,000 visitors to Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta.

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Chapter Spotlight

California Central Coast Chapter Launches Mobile Green Building Education Trailer

The USGBC California Central Coast Chapter (C4) unveiled the Build SMART Sustainable Materials and Resources Trailer during their Earth Day event series in April. The cut-away mobile home exhibit features an interactive display that showcases locally available green technologies and products. C4 uses this mobile display to connect with new constituents whom the chapter might not otherwise reach. Creating tactile displays gives people the chance to be hands-on with their own green building education.

Build SMART project coordinator Dave Intner said, “For years, we have been tabling at events in our community, using photos of case studies and other literature to illustrate the benefits of building green. But with BuildSMART, we now have a tangible, hands-on learning center that we can take anywhere and engage people in a much deeper, more interactive dialogue about sustainability.”

To develop this trailer, C4 partnered with The Ojai Valley Green Coalition. The production of this educational trailer cost C4 a little less than $10,000 with about $15,000 of in-kind contributions, $5,000 in sponsorships, and about 250 volunteer hours designing and building the trailer.

Through these generous donations of both time and materials C4 was able to develop a product that is both nimble and robust. “There’s so much stuff packed into the trailer,” Intner joked, “all we really need is a couch and then one of us could move in. I mean, there’s already a T.V. in there!”

Since the education center’s launch, it has traveled all over the chapter’s territory. The Build SMART trailer was also used at the AltBuild Conference in Santa Monica, Calif., on May 7-8 where the chapter received even more positive feedback regarding their hands-on display. Additionally, the grand opening of the new CAVC Green Center in Oxnard, Calif., incorporated the resource center into its programming.

Over the next year, the Build SMART Mobile Sustainable Materials and Resources Trailer is scheduled to tour the tri-county schools and numerous public outreach events, including stakeholder outreach, as part of a $25,000 grant from San Luis Obispo County to help develop and launch the county's new green building code and climate action plan.

When the chapter is not using the trailer it will be reside at the Built Green Resource Center in Santa Barbara, Calif., so that the public can experience the education center year round.

In addition to educating those in the chapter territory about green buildings and sustainable building options, the Build SMART Sustainable Materials and Resources Trailer also allows C4 to increase its visibility. When people learn about the mobile resource center, they also get a chance to learn about the California Central Coast Chapter and the benefits of membership and participation.

To further spread the word regarding the Build SMART Sustainable Materials and Resources Trailer, the chapter is also developing a Build SMART video that will both provide information regarding this great resource as well as pay an inspirational tribute to all the work of the C4 volunteers that made it possible.

The California Central Coast Chapter is still interested in additional sponsors for this unique initiative, so if you or your company is interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the chapter.

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Rocky Mountain Green Conference Provides Region-Specific Green Building Education

The USGBC Colorado Chapter hosted its fifth chapter conference, Rocky Mountain Green 2010, at the Denver Convention Center in April. With a new moniker (last year it was called Sustainability ’09), the chapter revamped the conference, both broadening its reach geographically and diversifying the offerings. As a regional event, it offers content tailored to the Rocky Mountain community. Local experts present on their work, and focused networking for local and regional organizations takes place.

Nearly 700 people attended each day, with just over 350 individuals attending conference sessions daily. As a USGBC Education Provider with a number of USGBC-approved courses, the Colorado Chapter offered a total of 63 GBCI Continuing Education (CE) hours at the conference with a maximum of 12 CE hours available per person.

Deb Kleinman, executive director for the Colorado Chapter, said, “The opening plenary was very popular; Bill Black from Haworth [a design and manufacture company of office furniture and organic workspaces] and a member of the Mindshift Collaborative spoke about how commercial real estate is broken, and a revolution in the system that has to take place for it to be fixed.”

A conference attendee commented: “I love the big-picture view that Bill brought to the opening of the program: where we've been, where we are going, and illustrating the need for urgency in this work.” .

The conference offered six education tracks – Commercial Real Estate, Doing LEED & Sustainable Design, Community Collaborations & Innovative Partnerships, Advocacy & Public Policy, Greening Existing Buildings and Design Innovation – yielding a total of 36 breakout sessions. Kleinman noted that while developing education tracks for such a diverse group of individuals is a challenge, it is also exciting that so many individuals are interested in green building and sustainability.

When it came to the local focus, Kleinman said, “It was a mix. There were some [sessions] that were geographically very specific; the closing panel was made up of Colorado elected officials; one session titled Regionalism and You that wasn’t focused exclusively on our region but talked about the importance of accounting for regional and historical influences on building location and form. Many of the case study-based presentations were from Colorado or neighboring states (e.g., New Mexico, Arizona). Others were focused on cases outside of the Rockies (e.g., Tennessee and Texas) or were non-geographically specific.”

Over the course of the two days, the chapter hosted green building tours of the Hyatt Regency Denver, Republic Plaza (a retail building), the Colorado State Capitol (which is certified under LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance, the only state capitol building in the country to achieve any type of LEED certification), 1800 Larimer, and the RNL building (a design and architecture firm).

Rocky Mountain Green 2011 will take place April 20-21, 2011, in Denver. The call for speaker proposals will be released late summer in 2010. For more information see the Colorado chapter’s website.

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North Carolina Triangle Chapter Wins City of Raleigh Environmental Award

The USGBC North Carolina Triangle Chapter has been named the recipient of the Raleigh Environmental Award for Environmental Awareness by the City of Raleigh, N.C., for 2010. The award for Environmental Awareness, one of 10 Environmental Awards given out by the city, is given to an organization or individual for demonstrated leadership or teaching others about the environment.

The chapter was recognized by the city as being the local champions of LEED and as the creators of a variety of innovative programming related to LEED, green building design, and environmental education. NC Triangle Chapter Chair Bae-Won Koh and board member Stephanie Coble were presented the award by Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker at a special event on Earth Day, April 22, at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh.

"The North Carolina Triangle Chapter's mission is to promote buildings and communities that are environmentally responsible and healthy places to live and work in the Triangle area, and it is an honor to be recognized our effort by City of Raleigh," Koh said at the ceremony. "This award is received on behalf of our 500 members and supporters who advocate LEED buildings, like the City of Raleigh. We continue to strive for expanding our education programs in coming years."

The City of Raleigh created the award program in an effort to recognize outstanding work in sustainable development and environmental stewardship. The Chapter was selected to receive the award by a jury of judges from among numerous nominations. The selection criteria were focused around five key themes: effectiveness, innovation, environmental stewardship, leadership, and unique sustainability elements. All award winners were chosen based on quantifiable results that positively affect the environment. This year marks the third that the city has presented the annual Environmental Awards.

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Volunteer Impact

Leaving a Legacy – Detroit Regional Chapter Honors Elaine Goldsmith

For the founding members of the USGBC chapters network, Paul Goldsmith and his wife Elaine were familiar faces and dedicated advocates of the USGBC mission. From participating in the first chapters summit to attending every Greenbuild since the first in Austin, Texas – Elaine and Paul were there.

Elaine and Paul were born in Detroit and both shared a passion for supporting the revitalization of the city through going green. Paul served as a founding member of the USGBC Detroit Regional Chapter, then a founding board member, finally serving as Chair of the Board, as well as serving on the National Chapter Steering Committee. He also became a LEED Faculty member in 2004. Elaine was with him every step of the way.

The Goldsmith family was living green before the term even existed. In 1981, they built a passive solar home based on the work of Edward Mazria and raised three children who thought that is was just a way of life to sleep “below grade.” Fast forward 22 years to LEED and the first big meeting for chapter formation in Tuscon, Ariz., and you would find Paul and his wife there at the table as well as participating in every Greenbuild. Elaine loved to stroll the vendor areas at Greenbuild and bring home to her kids green gifts that vendors would hand out at the event.

Elaine passed away this year after fighting a long-term illness.

Paul felt the best way to immortalize her support of USGBC would be to establish a fund with the Detroit Chapter in her honor supporting public advocacy programs in the Detroit area with a special focus on children. He personally matched all of the initial donations made after her death and is working with the Detroit Board members to establish a matching campaign that will keep the fund going long-term. For information on how to donate to the fund, visit the Detroit Chapter website.

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Rising Star Profile: Lindsey Engels - Leading Emerging Professionals in the Pacific Region


College alumni connections are often touted for their social and professional benefits. For USGBC Orange County Chapter Vice Chair Lindsey Engels, a fellow California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo grad made her entry into USGBC leadership possible. After relocating to Southern California, Justin Wiebe invited her to join the newly launched Emerging Professionals group (then known as Emerging Green Builders) in a sponsorship development capacity as a means to network in her new community and to forward the green building mission. She was hooked.

Over the next two-and-a-half years Engels became the driver behind creating opportunities for collaboration and info sharing between Emerging Professionals (EP) groups in her region and with USGBC nationally as both the chair of the Orange County EP committee and as the Pacific Region rep for the EP National Committee. She updated a comprehensive contact list of EP groups in the Pacific, using Google Groups to connect chapters from Vancouver thru San Diego and Hawaii. She also negotiated a non-voting seat on USGBC’s Pacific Regional Council to be a visible representative for chapter and EP leadership to reach out to for information and support on issues and engagement of emerging professionals. Toward the end of her tenure, Engels hosted the first EP regional call to solidify the networked structure she created for the groups on the West Coast.

Engels has since moved on to serve as Vice Chair of the Orange County Chapter. Executive Director Lisa Kramer said, “Lindsey adds positive energy and creativity to any organization fortunate enough to have her involved. She's an idea generator who also gets results."

Engels’s commitment to her chapter remains strong because it has been an unwavering supporter of her efforts thus far. “The Orange County chapter truly believes in their Emerging Professionals…They look to the emerging professionals for their energy and innovation,” she said. “The Chapter has always clearly acknowledged that the emerging professionals are not only an important part of the chapter’s membership, but also an important part of the chapter’s future. Another important factor: my employer (LPA, Inc.) is extremely supportive of my volunteer efforts with the USGBC. When you feel encouraged, supported, needed and appreciated, you stay.”

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Water-Harvesting: Turning Drains Into Sponges and Water Scarcity Into Water Abundance
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