USGBC South Carolina: Committees | U.S. Green Building Council
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USGBC South Carolina is comprised of a Market Leadership Advisory Board and several committees that are working to help advance sustainability in the built environment. Below you'll find a summary of each committee, along with its leadership and his or her contact information.

2017 Market Leadership Advisory Board

  • Chair: Sarah Beth Harkless
  • Co-chair: John Hansen
  • Rick Huffman
  • Greg Soyka
  • Allen Taylor
  • Dan Roberts
  • Keith Sanders


Chair: Michael P. Criss,

The Advocacy Committee supports legislative initiatives that advance green building policies, programs and standards, including the Green Schools Caucus in the South Carolina General Assembly. We also promote public awareness of, and demand for, high performance green buildings.


Chair: Dan Gerst,

This committee is responsible for chapter marketing, communications, website, emails, newsletters, social media, PR, media relations, and market research.


Chair: Mary Pat Crozier,

The Education Committee is responsible for planning and executing monthly branch programs. By analyzing national trends and local response, this group prepares and delivers programs to best serve our chapter branches and green building in South Carolina.


Chair: George Druoyes,

The Finance Committee is responsible for the fiscal well-being of the chapter. The committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding existing and new fiscal programs and safeguards.


Co-Chair: Steve Foushee,

Co-Chair: Justin “Hootie” Solesbee,

The Fundraising Committee is responsible for generating funds and raising money to support the events and activities of the chapter. The committee may also initiate and plan various fundraising events.


Chair: Sarah Hodge,

The Membership Committee is responsible for recruiting new members and maintaining membership records.

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