Angelica Redpath Perez | U.S. Green Building Council
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Currently she is founder and CEO of the Dominican Republic Green Building Council. She is Founder and President of the Dominican Republic ASHRAE (American Society Heating Refrigeration Air Conditioning Engineers). She is CEO of Imagine Green Design Corp. a sustainable mechanical engineering design/built firm. The company has designs schools in NJ and in New Mexico, converted offices, homes, medical spas into green environments. She is a Board Member of the Center for Latino Arts and Culture of the Rutgers University of New Jersey, New Brunswick campus.

She has partnered with Sherber Associates—a mechanical engineering company who is one of the leaders in sustainable building designs. Her involvement in economic community developments in Newark, NJ helped with the design of the Lower Broadway commercial district. She collaborated with “Revitalizing Main Street” program from the National Trust for Historic Preservation special improvement development for Main Streets in Newark districts.

She successfully lectures to grassroots community in Spanish and English about environmental stewardship. She is one of the Latina leaders who helps disseminate to the Latino community “The Greening of America” for the US EPA’s “Beyond Translation”. Ms. Angelica Redpath as an idealistic, freshly minted college graduate in the 1980s produced numerous projects that brought the issue of global warming into mainstream popular culture.

She has been an environmental pioneer and sustainable advocate for more than 20 years. In the early 80’s protesting the presence of urban landfills in predominately poor neighborhoods and environmentally hazardous blighted abandoned sites. She wrote a proposal to the NYC Housing Preservation Development (HPD) for the design and construction of “Urban Interim Parks. She received the funding for the design and construction of 10 interim parks/gardens in New York City. She helped to create community vegetable gardens, wrote a gardening book in both Spanish and English. Her concept expanded the urban forest, she advocated for the prevention or potential health problems, providing safe open spaces for kids to play, and breathe fresh air.

During the Jimmy Carter Administration, in the early 80’s, she was working with The South Bronx Community Housing Corp., a non-profit affordable housing organization as project manager. She collaborated with the design and construction of 45 solar homes, for OUB Houses on Brook Ave. and 138th Street, this project became the first Green Community in NYC. These projects helped set a precedent for national legislation such as PURPA (the public Utility Regulatory Policy Act which ended the monopolies of large scale power production). She participated in the rehabilitation design of the Mathew C. Perry House a Federal, State and New York City historical site.