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Board of Directors

The USGBC board of directors articulates and upholds the vision, values and mission of USGBC. Directors meet in person three times each year and by teleconference regularly throughout the year.

Meeting minutes


You can review past actions of the board by reading the board of directors minutes. If you would like to learn more about or contact the USGBC Board of Directors, email board@usgbc.org.

Board composition and terms

The Board of Directors’ composition includes seven elected directors, one appointed director and the CEO, who shall serve, ex-officio, as a non-voting member of the Board of Directors. Directors serve terms between 1-3 years.


Director Affiliation Term Ends
Fiona Cousins Fiona Cousins, Chair Arup 2017
Bob FoxBob Fox, Vice Chair COOKFOX Architects and Terrapin Bright Green 2018
Chrissa PagitsasChrissa Pagitsas, Secretary-Treasurer Green Initiative, Fannie Mae 2017
Paul Anastas Paul Anastas Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, Yale University 2016
Janine BenyusJanine Benyus Biomimicry 3.8 2017
Aaron BernsteinAaron Bernstein Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Chan School of Public Health 2016
S. Rick Fedrizzi Rick Fedrizzi* (ex-officio) U.S. Green Building Council N/A
Mike McNallyMike McNally McNally Green, and retired President and CEO, Skanska USA 2018
Bruce OreckBruce Oreck Executive in Residence, Aalto University and former U.S. Ambassador to Finland 2016

*denotes a non-voting member of the Board

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