Senior Vice President, Organizational Design; Project Manager, William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center, Port au Prince, Haiti; Director, HealthBuild, U.S. Green Building Council
For almost twenty years, Roger Limoges has been a strong advocate, trusted
strategist and articulate spokesperson on some of the most defining and
complex social issues in our public discourse.
As Senior Vice President of Organizational Design, Roger advances a culture
of excellence and continuous improvement within the organization with a
portfolio including operational excellence, executive communications, human
resources (+300 FTE), organizational governance (boards of directors),
professional development, USGBC’s Leadership Institute, HealthBuild
(partnership with Harvard University's School of Public Health) and special
projects, including serving as the Project Manager for the design and
construction of the William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center, targeting
LEED Platinum and WELL certification, in Port au Prince, Haiti.
Accomplishments under Roger's leadership include establishing consistent
human resource guidelines to enable a culture of performance; the launching
of USGBC's Leadership Institute and associated professional development
programs; the formulation and execution of USGBC's 2013-2015 Strategic Plan;
and directing USGBC's health and design focused partnership with the T.H.
Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.
As a member of USGBC President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam’s senior executive team, Roger works cross-organizationally on critical organizational and
mission-based issues in accordance with USGBC’s strategic plan.
Prior to his current role, Roger served as the organization's first Chief of
Staff as well as USGBC's Director of Advocacy leading a dynamic team of
government affairs professionals who work with the nation’s governors,
state legislators and mayors to develop and implement innovative advocacy
strategies and national programs that engage key public and private sector
Roger holds a master’s degree from George Washington University in
political management (2000) and a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State
College (1997) in political science. In 2011, he earned a certificate from
Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education program in
Leadership in Decision Making.
Through his work with Project Haiti, Roger is currently serving as the
Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Haitian-based NGO, Fondation
Enfant Jesus (www.fondationenfantjesus.org), USGBC's partner in Port au
Roger resides in the Shepard Park neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC,
with his husband Jeff and three(!) dogs, Cooper, Baxter and Oliver.
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