Brenden McEneaney

USGBC Northern California provides quarterly education programs in three major branch areas, keeping green building professionals throughout the region connected and up to date on the latest in sustainability. Branch education events are free to current Northern California members.

There is no membership structure or fee for branches. Individual membership with USGBC Northern California is required to qualify for benefits, such as free entry to events. Members can also participate in branch leadership or attend the events in any branch area regardless of place of work or residence.

Branch Leadership


Chair: Patty Karapinar, Architectural Nexus 

San Francisco Bay Bridge

Co-Chair: Natalie Swenson, EXP

Co-Chair: Laura Pallin, CLIMB Real Estate Group 

Silicon Valley

Chair: Kate Randolph, DNV GL