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 - Rob Vieira
Vice President - Deirdre Irwin
Treasurer - Cindy Hall
Secretary - Julia Galofre

Academic & Research

Robin Vieira
Florida Solar Energy Center
Cocoa, FL
Term Expires: 2014

Term Expires 2015

Jeremy Nelson
Florida Solar Energy Center
Cocoa, FL
Term Expires 2016


Ralph Locke
Environmental Construction & Consulting
Deland, FL
Term Expires: 2014

Oscar Toledo
Duke Energy
Tampa, FL
Term Expires: 2015

Mike Rogers
Tallahassee, FL
Term Expires: 2016

Design & Analysis

Jane Conn
ES Green & Co. LLC
Tallahassee, FL
Term Expires: 2014 

Drew Smith
Two Trails, Inc.
Sarasota, FL
Term Expires: 2015

Nate Ritter
GreenBuilt Solutions, LLC
Sanford, FL
Term Expires: 2016

Development & Construction

David Armstrong
Armstrong Custom Homes
West Melbourne, FL
Term Expires: 2014

Lauren Levrant
Pinnacle Housing Group
Miami, FL
Term Expires: 2015

Term Expires: 2016

FHBA Partnership

Bob Cenk
Homecrete Homes
Port St. Lucie, FL
Term Expires: 2014


Deirdre Irwin
St. Johns River Water Management District
Palatka, FL
Term Expires: 2014

Jim Barnes
Village of Wellington
Wellington, FL
Term Expires: 2015

Julia Galofre
Charlotte County Government
Port Charlotte, FL
Term Expires: 2016


Joseph Triolo
Progress Energy
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Term Expires: 2014

Cindy Hall
Cobble Systems
Jensen Beach, FL
Term Expires: 2015

John Bobek
Collis Roofing, Inc.
Longwood, FL
Term Expires: 2016

Public Advocate

Honey Rand
Environmental PR Group
Lutz, FL
Term Expires: 2016

Term Expires: 2014

Term Expires: 2015

Real Estate, Finance & Property Services

Margaret (Peggy) Christ
ReMax Alliance Group
Bradenton, FL
Term Expires: 2014

Regina Booker
Pinellas County Housing Authority
Largo, FL
Term Expires: 2015

Jeannette Moore
Green Florida Properties
St. Augustine, FL
Term Expires: 2016


Suzanne Cook
Florida Green Building Coalition
Tallahassee, FL