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Michele Van Hyfte

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
Austin, TX

Michele L. Van Hyfte, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, a Registered Architect and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, develops and leads environmental stewardship and sustainability programs for Seton Healthcare Family.
As Seton’s Manager of Environmental Stewardship, Michele serves as Co-Chairperson of the Seton Network Green Team, develops green teams at each of Seton’s hospitals, manages compliance with environmental regulations and coordinates initiatives, standards and outreach.
Michele joined Seton in 2012 year after eight years with Monarch Design/Consulting, an architectural design and consulting firm she founded that specialized in high-performance buildings. She has over 18 years of experience in design and construction and earned a Masters of Architecture from Virginia Tech and a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Austin Alliance and Envision Central Texas. She is a member of the USGBC Central Texas- Balcones Chapter, a former Chapter Vice Chair, founding member, and Advisory Council member. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects Austin Chapter, a former Chairperson of its Committee on the Environment, a former chapter Executive Committee member, and past recipient of its Young Architectural Professional of the Year.