Anisa Baldwin Metzger | U.S. Green Building Council
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Anisa Heming, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O&M.

Anisa (Baldwin Metzger) Heming is director of the Center for Green Schools
at the U.S. Green Building Council. With a background in architecture, she
began her work with USGBC in New Orleans, hired to assist with rebuilding the
schools after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. During her two years with the
city’s Recovery School District, she established green design and
construction standards, received an EPA grant to hire an indoor air quality
manager for the schools, completed a public-private partnership to install
solar PV on school roofs, began a recycling pilot program, and laid the
foundation for the district's energy management program. In Washington, DC,
she began the Green Schools Fellowship Program at the Center for Green
Schools, placing and training sustainability directors in school districts
and beginning the nation's first network of school district sustainability
staff. As the Center's director, Anisa provides strategic direction to
USGBC’s work in schools and coordinates an organization-wide team to
promote environmental sustainability, health and wellness, and sustainability
literacy in school systems around the world. In 2014, she was named one of
the "Most Powerful Women in Sustainability" by Green Building and Design
Magazine. She is a Little Rock native and holds a B.S. in Architecture from
Washington University in St. Louis and an M.Arch. from the University of
Washington in Seattle.