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 - Jeremy Nelson
Vice President - Stephanie Thomas-Rees
Treasurer - Arturo Griego
Secretary - Deirdre Irwin 

Board Members by Category

Academic & Research

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

Vacant                           Term Expires: 2018

Vacant                           Term Expires: 2019

At-Large

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

Stephanie Thomas-Rees  Term Expires: 2018
1748 Arash Circle
Port Orange, FL  32128
PH: 386-846-7188

Jeremy Nelson            Term Expires: 2019
GreenGov, LLC
2814 Ashbridge Street
Orlando, FL  32825
PH: 321-230-2386

Design & Analysis

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

Lisa Pearcy                  Term Expires: 2018
15 lightyears
776 Bennett Drive Suite 101
Longwood, FL  32750
PH: 855-438-1515

Nate Ritter                    Term Expires: 2019
GreenBuilt Solutions, LLC
415 E Pine Street #1718
Orlando, FL  32801
PH: 407-466-3734

Development & Construction

Vacant                           Term Expires: 2017

Arturo Griego               Term Expires: 2018
itecdesign
14850 NW 44th Court, Suite 202
Opa Locka, FL  33054
PH: 305-673-2121 X 403

Greg Hardwick             Term Expires: 2019
Hardwick General Contracting, Inc
1341 N Lake Sybelia Drive
Maitland  FL  32751
PH: 407-702-6531

FHBA Partnership

Larisa Kuleshova           Term Expires: 2017
City of Tallahassee
2602 Jackson Bluff Road
Tallahassee, FL 32304
PH: 850-891-2380

Governmental

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

Katrina Locke              Term Expires: 2018
Volusia County - Environmental Management
123 W Indiana Avenue Room 202
DeLand, FL  32720
PH: 386-736-5927 x 15850

Jim Barnes                  Term Expires: 2019
Village of Wellington
12300 Forest Hill Blvd
Wellington, FL  33414
PH: 561-753-2504

Products

Vacant                            Term Expires: 2017

Barry Faske                   Term Expires: 2018
Faske Enterprises, Inc
3389 Sheridan Street Suite 319
Hollywood, FL  33021
PH: 954-816-8269

Cindy Hall                       Term Expires: 2019
Eco Solutions Marketing
1069 NE Crescent Street
Jensen Beach, FL  34957
PH: 772-370-4713

Public Advocate

Vacant                              Term Expires: 2017

Bill Kachman                  Term Expires: 2018
Environmental Construction & Consulting, Inc
31411 Hill Drive
Deland, FL  32720
PH: 321-206-8749

Mike Bonts                     Term Expires: 2019
MBPR Group
PO Box 380070
Jacksonville, FL  32205
PH: 904-424-6641

Real Estate, Finance & Property Services

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

Vacant                            Term Expires: 2018

Elizabeth O’Neill           Term Expires: 2019
Florida Housing Finance Corporation
227 N Bronough Street, Suite 5000
Tallahassee, FL  32301
PH: 850-488-4197 x 1114