Sara Cederberg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is a Technical Director in the LEED department of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and strong proponent of enhancing human health and well-being through the built environment. At USGBC, Sara combines her background in architecture with years of LEED project management experience to advance sustainable design strategy and spur innovation in supply chain management. Sara directed the programs associated with USGBC’s $3 million grant from Google to advance the healthy building materials market and she operates as technical liaison with the Materials and Resources Technical Advisory Group, Indoor Environmental Quality Technical Advisory Group, Supply Chain Optimization Working Group, Integrative Process Working Group and previously, the Indoor Air Quality Performance Testing Working Group. She has worked extensively on the technical development of the LEED rating system, from managing the creation of LEED v4 LEED Online forms to creating reference guide content, education materials and resources for LEED v4.
Sara is a member of the AIA Materials Knowledge Working Group, the Steering Committee for the BizNGO Chemical Footprint Project, and the Sustainable Purchasing Council’s Chemically-Intensive Products Technical Advisory Group and serves on the Governance Committee of the EPA Preferable Purchasing Pilot. Prior to joining USGBC, Sara executed the LEED certification of over 60 projects in her roles as sustainability consultant. Previously she worked as an architect in the public sector. She earned her Masters in Architecture from Tulane University.