Green Business Certification Announces 2018 LEED Fellows

Washington, DC, October 30, 2018-Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) has announced its 2018 class of LEED Fellows, an annual recognition of outstanding LEED professionals and the most prestigious credential awarded by GBCI. 

This year’s 25 LEED Fellows are exceptional practitioners and leaders within the green building community, and have demonstrated mastery of the technical application of LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system.

The 2018 LEED Fellows include:

Juli Abbott, Gensler

April Ambrose, Entegrity

Kjell Anderson, LMN Architects

Anderson Benite, Benite Consultancy and Engineering

Jennifer Berthelot-Jelovic, A SustainAble Production (ASAP)

Anthony Brower, Gensler

Heidi Creighton, BuroHappold Engineering

Robyn Dowsey, Eco Build Strategies LLC

Kenneth J. Filarski, Filarski/Architecture+Planning+Research

Dave Hubka, Rivion

Dana Kose, The Weidt Group

Hugo Lafrance, Lemay

Mary Ann Lazarus, Cameron MacAllister Group

Giorgia Lorenzi, Ing. Giorgia Lorenzi

Maureen Mahle, Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

Maria Gabriela Mesquita Laran, ARKE S.R.L.

Paul Meyer, WSP USA

Noriko Nagazumi (Yasuhara), Woonerf, Inc.

Stacey Olson, Gensler

Daniel Overbey, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf

Guido Petinelli, Petinelli Inc.

Joshua Radoff, WSP USA 

Michelle Raigosa (Cottrell), Design Management Services

Rafal Schurma, visio architects and consultants

Jefferson Thomas, JBT-Sustainable Design Consulting

The LEED Fellow program was established in 2011 to recognize outstanding LEED APs who have demonstrated exceptional impact with LEED in key mastery elements related to technical knowledge and skill; a history of exemplary leadership in LEED; significant contributions in teaching, mentoring, or research with proven outcomes; and a history of highly impactful commitment, service, and advocacy for LEED.

LEED Fellows are nominated by their peers and must have made at least ten years’ worth of noteworthy impact on LEED and hold an active LEED AP with specialty credential, among other requirements. The evaluation process includes extensive portfolio review and is carried out by the LEED Fellow Evaluation Committee and supported by GBCI.

The recipients will be honored at the 2018 USGBC Leadership Awards Reception at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo taking place November 14, 2018 in Chicago.

The nomination period for next year’s class of LEED Fellows will open early in 2019. Visit the USGBC and GBCI websites for more information about the LEED Fellow program and LEED credentials.

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