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Join Our Committees

Join Our Committees

Advocacy - Seeks to work with local Towns, Municipalities, and all interested parties in advocating for the transformation of the way buildings are designed, constructed, and operated. | Contact: Sammy Chu, Paul Meyer, Neil Rosen & Greg DeRosa - Co-Chairs, Email - advocacy@usgbc-li.org

Communications - Acts as a conduit for our committees to ensure all members are receiving current and accurate information, and on a timely basis through the website, e-blasts and other media. | Contact: Eric Martin & Franklyn Roth - Co-Chairs, 631-422-2100 & 631-275-9940. Email - communications@usgbc-li.org

Education - Provides Green Associate and LEED AP+ instruction and study groups for individuals seeking LEED accreditation. Courses help develop an understanding of the LEED rating systems, integrated sustainable design and green building practices. | Contact: Eileen Sullivan, CSBA - Chair, Email - education@usgbc-li.org

Emerging Professionals - Introduces students and young professionals to the green building movement while promoting the next generation of leadership in this field. | Contact: Daniel Busi & Jeff Guillot - Co-Chairs. Email - emergingprof@usgbc-li.org

Finance - Provide membership with policies, procedures and guidelines that help to provide both fiscal stability and financial growth for the chapter. | Contact: Tammy Cunha, LEED AP - Chair, 631-589-6353. Email - finance@usgbc-li.org

Gala - USGBC-LI’s annual fundraising event is a celebration of green building on Long Island. The widely attended event honors an individual who demonstrates outstanding leadership in the green building sector. The committee plans and executes the logistics of the evening’s event. | Contact: Jean-Marie Buonomo or Daniel Busi, 631-680-2656. Email - gala@usgbc-li.org

Green Incentives - Educates the public on rebates and incentives available for green building projects. | Contact: Dionissios Karnessis - Chair, 631-434-7900. Email - greenincentives@usgbc-li.org

Green Schools - Through the implementation of green building practices, we work with school leaders and communities to spread awareness and knowledge of the benefits of going green to create healthier, more energy efficient environments with demonstrated cost benefit savings in new school buildings, renovations, upgrades, operations or maintenance. | Contact: Tammy Cunha & Paul Cataldo - Co-Chairs, 631-589-6353 Email - greenschools@usgbc-li.org

Green Technology - The committee introduces green technologies, services, processes, equipment and solutions that will positively impact our businesses financially, socially and environmentally. | Contact: George Brennan, 516-541-4332. Email - greentech@usgbc-li.org

Healthcare - Communicates, educates and facilitates in the design, construction and operations of sustainable Healthcare Facilities to create healthier environments for our patients as well as reducing the impact of these facilities on the environment. | Contact: John Maiolo, LEED AP & Ed Casper - Chair, 516-967-0017. Email - healthcare@usgbc-li.org

Membership - The Membership committee acts as a conduit for prospective, new, and existing members in gaining and maintaining their affiliation to USGBC-LI. | Contact: Sal Ferrara - Chair, Phone: (631) 226-8021. Email - membership@usgbc-li.org

Programs - The Programs Committee develops, organizes and coordinates “Sustainable Programs”, a series of regular informational and educational morning salons, evening seminars, panel discussions, national workshops and special events. | Contact: Victor DaCosta - Chair & Patti Posillico - Vice Chair, Phone: 516-284-7835 & 516-322-0539. Email - programs@usgbc-li.org

Sustainable Transportation - The Sustainable Transportation Committee seeks to address transportation issues.  The mission of the committee is to educate our USGBC-LI members and the public on the impact of transportationon the environment and best practicesfor sustanable transportation, including th implementation of workforce travel plans that incorporate effective transportation, demand management and parking management strategies.  Through seminars and advocacy, we hope to transform the way transportation is viewed by buildings and communities on Long Island in order to improve our air quality, reduce greenhouse emissions and finally, unclog our roadways. | Contact: Rosemary Mascali - Chair & Nicholas Palumbo - Vice Chair, Phone: 516-242-8121 & 631-204-7827. Email - transportation@usgbc-li.org.

U.S. Green Building Council - Long Island Chapter
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Hauppauge, NY 11788
info@usgbc-li.org