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Call for Nominations

09/08/2020 3:48 PM | Laura Gromis (Administrator)

USGBC Central California is now soliciting nominations for election to the Board of Directors.  This position provides the opportunity to help advance green buildings and communities in Central California and become part of the leadership team of a growing organization.  The Chapter is seeking Directors who are committed to increasing sustainability in our built environment, passionate about making an impact in our community, experienced in leading volunteer organizations, and willing to commit leadership to helping the Chapter serve our community.  Find out more about board membership in our election fact sheet.



Filing Period:                                               September 9 – November 19, 2020

Deadline to Submit Application*:              November 19, 2020

Candidate Notification:                             November 20, 2020

Elections:                                                    November 30 – December 18, 2020  

New Board Members Seated:                   January 1, 2021

Who can Vote:                                           All current paid Chapter members*

 *To join the Chapter and be eligible to apply and vote, click here: www.usgbccc.org/Become-A-Member and follow instructions on Registering for a Chapter Membership link below. 


The term of office is for two years from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022.  Terms of board members are staggered so that half the Board changes each year.  Board meetings occur on a monthly basis, generally in person but currently virtually due to COVID19.



Given the Chapter’s expanding scope of programs and local influence, a number of qualifications are particularly important.  The Board seeks diversity and leadership qualities to assure strong and dynamic local leadership. 

·        Candidates will be selected to provide a mix of expertise, potential contributions, leadership, business experience, diversity, and continuity. 

·        Candidate must sign the USGBC-CC Board of Directors commitment form.

·        Candidates are expected to be USGBC-CC members, new member applicants are accepted.

·        We are currently looking for candidates from the following fields: architecture, banking, law, construction, real estate development, engineering, government, interior design, landscaping, transportation, marketing.

GENERAL INFORMATION                         

·        Nominations will be accepted for seven (7) board seats.

·        You may nominate yourself by completing the application form or nominate another member by asking them to do so.

·        Bios and applications will be sent out with the ballots.  Voting instructions will be sent to all members prior to commencement of voting. 

·        Submit the completed Board of Director Application by the deadline above.  Submission of the Board of Director Commitment implies agreement. 

·        Direct all questions to connect@usgbccc.org


Sheila Hakimipour

Interim President


Vice President

Mayuko Russell


Glenn Terpstra



Andres Jauregui

Charlie Harris

David Brenner

Laura Huisinga

Executive Director

Laura Gromis

US Green Building Council Central California

Water, Energy and Technology Center

2911 E. Barstow Ave., M/S OF 144

Fresno, CA 93740


USGBC-CC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. WET Center, 2911 E. Barstow Ave, M/S of 144, Fresno, CA 93740

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