• Scott Bowman – Chair
• Jonathan Ramsey
• Julia Gauthier
• Lynette Markofski (Eastern Iowa Branch)
• Pat Higby
• Russ Bollig
Advocacy Committee: Advocacy Committee: The advocacy committee organizes to address local and state issues related to sustainable building practices or procedures in the State of Iowa. We advocate for green building practices on all relevant public policies, incentives and legislations. We will promote LEED as the standard for public and private green building design in Iowa. We will work to inform the local Chapter, as well as, the National USGBC on state-wide issues related to advocacy matters.
For more information or to join the USGBC Iowa Chapter Advocacy Committee, please contact: Scott Bowman
The goals of the Communications Committee are to facilitate the flow of information to members and the public regarding Iowa chapter news, events, workshops, and community outreach events across the state; to increase the visibility of the Iowa chapter locally and nationally; and to field/coordinate press or media inquiries.
For more information or to join the USGBC Iowa Chapter Communications Committee, please contact email@example.com.
• Mike Morman – Chair
• Matt Krieger (Eastern Iowa Branch)
Finance Committee: The primary goal of the Finance Committee is to work with the other Chapter Committees to establish and maintain a business plan for carrying out the chapter's strategic plan and financial strategy within available resources. The Finance Committee is responsible for managing and maintaining the finances of the Chapter along with fund raising, cash flow management, income and expense management plus budgeting and growth initiatives.
For more information or to join the USGBC Iowa Chapter Finance Committee, please contact: Mike Morman
• Lee Hill– Chair
• Chris Reynolds
Membership Committee: The mission of the membership committee is to proactively and effectively communicate the benefits of membership, recruit new members and promote the continued participation of the membership in the USGBC Iowa Chapter. The committee shall encourage potential new members to join at chapter events, appropriate related venues, and by other available means. The committee shall encourage and assist the development of chapter branches in geographically- appropriate areas of the state in order to improve the viability of USGBC Iowa Chapter and ensure program access to the membership.
For more information or to join the USGBC Iowa Chapter Membership Committee, please contact Lee Hill
• Jerod Gross – Chair
Sponsorship Committee: The mission of the sponsorship committee is to secure new partners for our chapter and to bring awareness of our organization’s purpose, mission, and vision to potential partners, which include individuals, businesses, and organizations in the state of Iowa. The committee will develop and maintain relationships with current and perspective partners. The committee will ensure that monetary donations are being implemented for the good of the chapter and in compliance with the chapter’s mission statement.
For more information or to join the Sponsorship Committee please contact: Jerod Gross
Programming & Education Committee
• Emily Spradling – Co-Chair
• Rachael Larson – Co-Chair
• Carrie Boyle
• Jeanne Huntsman
• Rod Stevens
• Matt Krieger – Eastern Iowa Branch
Programming and Education: The mission and goals of the USGBC Iowa Chapter Programming and Education Committee are to carry out the Chapter's Annual plan with respect to programs, educational opportunities, and other events. These include: Branch meetings, workshops, and community outreach events. Continuing Education opportunities will be available through a variety of resources including Regional Education Providers.
For more information or to join the USGBC Iowa Chapter Programming Committee, please contact:
Emily Spradling or Rachael Larson
Green Schools Committee
• Michelle Huggins – Chair
• Russ Bollig
• Pat Higby
• Rachael Larson
• Gary Schwartz
• Monica Stone
• Matt Krieger (Eastern Iowa liason)
The goal of the Green Schools Committee is to promote the greening of schools - new or existing – to make an impact on student health, test scores, teacher retention, school operational costs and the environment.
For more information or to join one of the above USGBC Iowa Chapter committees, please contact: Michelle Huggins