Board of Directors

Responsibilities of the Board

The Florida Green Building Coalition Board of Directors is the governing authority of FGBC, and it is responsible for supervision, control and direction of the affairs of FGBC, its standards and certification programs, its committees, and its publications. It determines the general policies of FGBC, actively promotes the organization's goals and objectives, and supervises its finances.

The Board is comprised of 25 Directors, elected to serve three-year terms. No more than two Directors shall be employed by the same organization. Eight directors, one representing each affiliation and one at-large director, are elected annually. Nominations for Directors are accepted 75 days prior to the FGBC Annual General Membership meeting held in conjunction with the FGBC GreenTrends Conference and Trade Show. Contact us for more information.

Board members must serve within the affiliation category where they derive the majority of their income, except for those who run under the "At-Large" category. FGBC seeks nominees in each category. The categories are:
At Large: Anyone with a personal or professional interest in green building (Defined by Bylaws)
Academic & Research: Schools, Colleges, Universities; Research organizations; Educators (e.g. teachers, science museum personnel)
Design & Analysis: architects, energy raters, engineers, FGBC Certifying Agents, interior designers, landscape architects, LEED certifiers, private planners; consultants
Development & Construction: builders, developers, subcontractors
Governmental: Local, state or federal agency or its employees; County extension agents; Municipality utility representatives
Products: Distributors, manufacturers and manufacturer associations, Retailers; Recyclers and waste reduction specialists; Utility representatives
Real Estate, Finance & Property Services: bankers, real estate attorneys, mortgage brokers, Realtors, energy managers, home inspectors, insurance representatives, warranty services, and maintenance services
Public Advocate: environmental groups, full-time students, media specialists, private citizens not otherwise employed

FGBC Board of Directors

Senior Officers
President - Nate Ritter
Vice President - Deirdre Irwin
Treasurer - Cindy Hall
Secretary - Peggy Christ

Academic & Research

Jeremy Nelson            Term Expires: 2016
Florida Solar Energy Center
1679 Clearlake Road
Cocoa  FL  32922
PH: 321-638-1016

Claire Lewis                 Term Expires: 2017
University of Florida - IFAS - Florida Friendly Landscaping Program
113 Mehrholf Hall
Gainesville  FL  32611
PH: 352-273-4515


Oscar Toledo              
Term Expires: 2015
Duke Energy
12048 Stone Crossing Circle
Tampa  FL  33635
PH: 321-223-4461

Mike Rogers                 Term Expires: 2016
PO Box 12552
Tallahassee  FL  32317
PH: 850-566-2560

Ralph Locke                 Term Expires: 2017
Environmental Construction & Consulting, Inc
31411 Hill Drive
Deland  FL  32720
PH: 386-490-4599

Design & Analysis

Drew Smith                 
Term Expires: 2015
Two Trails, Inc
4411 Bee Ridge Road Suite 294
Sarasota  FL  34233
PH: 941-776-8680

Nate Ritter                    Term Expires: 2016
GreenBuilt Solutions, LLC
5224 West SR 46 #241
Sanford  FL  32771
PH: 407-878-3935

Randy Conn                 Term Expires: 2017
E S Green & Co, LLC
1173 Benjamin Chaires Rd
Tallahassee  FL  32317
PH: 850-933-0188

Development & Construction

Lauren Levrant            
Term Expires: 2015
Pinnacle Housing Group
9400 S Dadeland Blvd Suite 100
Miami  FL  33156
PH: 305-854-7100

Vacant             Term Expires: 2016

Scott McCracken         Term Expires: 2017
Sawhorse Construction
2312 Vero Beach Avenue
Vero Beach  FL  32960
PH: 772-360-5131

FHBA Partnership

Greg Hardwick
             Term Expires: 2015
Hardwick General Contracting, Inc
1341 N Lake Sybelia Drive
Maitland  FL  32751
PH: 407-702-6531


Jim Barnes
                   Term Expires: 2015
City of Wellington
12300 Forest Hill Blvd
Wellington  FL  33414
PH: 561-753-2504

Julia Galofre                Term Expires: 2016
Charlotte County Government
18400 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte  FL  33948
PH: 941-743-1215

Deirdre Irwin                Term Expires: 2017
St Johns River Water Management District
4049 Reid Street
Palatka  FL  32259
PH: 386-329-4500


Cindy Hall
                    Term Expires: 2015
Eco Solutions Marketing
1069 NE Crescent Street
Jensen Beach  FL  34957
PH: 772-370-4713

Vacant                  Term Expires: 2016

Joseph Triolo               Term Expires: 2017
Duke Energy
299 1st Avenue N
St Petersburg  FL  33701
PH: 727-820-4431

Public Advocate


Real Estate, Finance & Property Services

Jeannette Moore           Term Expires: 2016
Green Florida Properties
208 N Matanzas Blvd
St Augustine  FL  32080
PH: 904-814-2600

Peggy Christ                Term Expires: 2017
Bee Green Realty, LLC
6835 69th Street E
Bradenton  FL  34203
PH: 941-704-4569