Patrick Lane, Project Manager, USGBC Students and Green Apple
Patrick oversees USGBC Students, which recruits, connects and equips the next generation of green building leaders by empowering them to transform their campuses, communities and careers. In his role with the Center, Patrick leads the effort and growth of the USGBC Students program and works directly with students to assist them in integrating sustainability themes into their coursework, advocating for sustainable university practices and policies and working toward becoming LEED accredited professionals. He also project manages the newest initiative for the Center, Green Apple.
Patrick came to us from the Department of Energy where he served as a Presidential Appointee working for the Deputy Secretary. He also has more than five years experience in political organizing and campaign development, where he waged successful activist-driven campaigns for presidential, gubernatorial and congressional candidates and issues in five states.
Patrick earned his Bachelor’s Degree in English from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. He lives in Ekington with his dog Marty and on the weekends you can find him running Rock Creek Park or on an impromptu ski trip to Colorado.
Expert topic: Center for Green Schools