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 more than fifteen 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 (+275 FTE), governance, 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.
Signature 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 the senior executive leadership team, Roger regularly advises
USGBC's CEO and Founding Chair, Rick Fedrizzi and COO Mahesh
Ramanujam, on critical organizational and mission‐based issues.
Prior to his current role, Roger served as the organization's first Chief of
Staff, working alongside Rick and with the senior executive leadership to
advance USGBC's powerful mission of green buildings for all within a
Roger previously served 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
Roger holds a master’s degree from George Washington University in
political management and a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater State College
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 Prince Haiti.
Roger resides in the Brightwood Park neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC, where he serves as Vice President of the civic association with his fiancee, Jeff and three(!) dogs, Cooper, Baxter and Oliver.
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