The San Diego chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council hired its first executive director, Gary Goodson, to lead the 500-member-strong environmental and energy conscious organization.
Goodson was the director of the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, an Aspen, Colo. nonprofit focused on cost-effective ways to save business owners, government agencies and homeowners on energy and water utilities while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. CORE grants $2 million annually.
In addition, Goodson is a LEED accredited professional and holds a degree in sustainable systems.
The 2009 San Diego chapter board of directors is Charles Angyal of KEMA Services, Lee Barken of Haskell & White, Jay Corrales of Turner Real Estate, Christian F. Dick of Swinerton Management & Consulting, Stephen Kapp with the California Center for Sustainable Energy, Shawn Kallio of EcoTimber, Carolyn Keith of the EcoLogic Studio, Kamala Kuresman of Nolte Associates, Jane Leonard of SE3 Communications, Zach Pannier of DPR Construction, Keith Schneringer of Waxie Sanitary Supply, Paul Stapleton of SDG & E;, and Lucia Stone of Hutchens PR.
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