William Brown | U.S. Green Building Council
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William Brown

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified

Bill is the first Director of Sustainability at Indiana University, where his office facilitates progress towards sustainable campus operations and academic programs with the aid of one assistant, eighteen paid student sustainability interns, seven working groups, thirty-nine green teams, and a student sustainability council representing 22 student groups. He also teaches Sustainable Communities in the IU School of Public & Environmental Affairs Masters of Public Administration program.

Bill served as a member of the Greening of the White House and Educating Architects for a Sustainable Environment national task groups in 1993 and was awarded an AIA Presidential Citation in 1993 and again in 2008 for promoting sustainable design education for architecture students and practitioners. He shared a USGBC award for organizational excellence in 2008 as part of the AIA Committee on the Environment.

In his fifteen years of architectural practice, Bill applied his passion for sustainable design to green public schools and libraries, including America’s first net-zero-energy public library in Chrisney, Indiana.

He has served as Chair of the US Green Building Council’s Indiana Chapter, National Director for USGBC Students, Secretary of AIA Indiana, and Co-chair of the Indianapolis-Marion County Green Commission.

Bill was elected to the board of directors of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education in 2011 and currently serves their executive board as Secretary.