Michele Van Hyfte | U.S. Green Building Council
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Michele Van Hyfte

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
Austin, TX

Michele L. Van Hyfte, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, a Registered Architect and
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional,
develops and leads environmental stewardship and sustainability programs for
Seton Healthcare Family.
As Seton’s Manager of Environmental Stewardship, Michele serves as
Co-Chairperson of the Seton Network Green Team, develops green teams at each
of Seton’s hospitals, manages compliance with environmental regulations and
coordinates initiatives, standards and outreach.
Michele joined Seton in 2012 year after eight years with Monarch
Design/Consulting, an architectural design and consulting firm she founded
that specialized in high-performance buildings. She has over 20 years of
experience in design and construction and earned a Masters of Architecture
from Virginia Tech and a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the
University of Illinois.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Austin Alliance and the American Institute of Architects Austin Chapter. She is a member of the USGBC Central Texas- Balcones Chapter, a former Chapter Vice Chair, founding member, and Advisory Council