USGBC Virginia: Volunteering | U.S. Green Building Council
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Volunteering for USGBC Virginia provides opportunities for professional development, connecting with other professionals in the sustainability industry and giving back to your community. Take a look at our various committees to find where your passion and expertise would fit best. You can express interest in volunteering with USGBC Virginia at any time through USGBC’s Volunteer Opportunities page.

Market Leadership Advisory Board

The USGBC Virginia Market Leadership Advisory Board is a volunteer leadership group that works with USGBC community staff to guide local strategy in support of USGBC’s local, regional and global goals. Contact Cindy Zork for more information.

Program Committees

Support the development of USGBC Virginia’s education and networking events through the Program Committees in our main hubs of Richmond, Charlottesville and Roanoke.

  • For more information about the Richmond Programs Committee, contact Tracy Ruff.
  • For more information about the Hampton Roads Programs Committee, contact Sydney Covey
  • For more information about the Charlottesville Programs Committee, contact Sarah Stanton Christopher Fuller.
  • For more information about the Roanoke Programs Committee, contact Kim Hardy Lombard.



Green Schools

The Green Schools Committee works with teachers, students, administrators and elected officials to ensure that sustainability is a priority in both schools and curricula. The Green Schools Committee also leads the implementation of the annual Connect the Dots program in Virginia. Please contact Allison Powell for more information.


The Advocacy Committee supports strategy to advance green building policy and legislation at both the state and local levels in Virginia. Please contact J.D. Best for more information.


The Communications Committee helps spread the word about the great work of USGBC Virginia using our article stream and social media platforms. Please contact Carrie Webster for more information.


The Membership Committee coordinates activities targeted at local membership recruitment and retention. Please contact Corie Baker for more information.


Volunteers on the sponsorship committee assist with USGBC Virginia’s outreach to local partners in support of community events and initiatives. Please contact Lindsey Lijana for more information.