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USGBC CO Southern Branch

  1. 1. About the USGBC<br />U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter (USGBC Colorado) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in the state of Colorado in 2003. USGBC Colorado depends on the support of our members to advance our mission:<br />“To advance and promote sustainable planning, design, construction, and operation of the built environment through education, improving industry guidelines, policy, advocacy, and information and resource sharing.”<br />
  2. 2. About the ColoradoSouthern Branch<br />Bringing the latest in Green Building Education to Southeastern Colorado<br />Colorado Springs<br />Pueblo<br />Canon City<br />La Junta<br />Limon<br />Elizabeth<br />…and more!<br />YOU ARE HERE!<br />
  3. 3. Become a Member!2011-2012 Member Benefits<br />Save $25 at the Green Schools Summit: October 28<br />Save $50 at Rocky Mountain Green: April 25-26, 2012<br />Save $50 on USGBC LEED workshops.<br />Members always pay less (or nothing at all!) at the monthly education programs hosted by the Northern, Southern, and Metropolitan Branches.<br />Free access to “Strategies for Success,” a USGBC webinar series that satisfies both GBCI and AIA credential maintenance hours.<br />Join USGBC Colorado!<br /><br />/membership<br />Donations of membership support USGBC Colorado’s efforts to deliver low or no cost education programs and to be an active voice for the green building industry at the state and local level.<br />
  4. 4. Gain Accreditation!<br />Choose a Path<br />Gain the Knowledge<br />Take the Test<br />Get Project Experience<br />Enroll in the Credential Maintenance Program<br />Earn CE Hours with the Southern Branch<br />
  5. 5. Join a Committee!<br />The Communication, Advocacy, Education, Membership, and Emerging Professional committees are seeking energetic professionals to enhance the green building community of Southern Colorado<br />Meetings are held once a month as well as additional social events and educational opportunities<br />
  6. 6. Steering Committee<br />Ann Fetsch Chair<br />Jason Wulf Vice-Chair <br />Katherine Wagenschutz Past Chair/ Sponsorship <br />Whitney Calhoun Secretary<br />Cambrey Torres Treasurer<br />Larry Gilland Education <br />Zachary Collins Education <br />Rhonda Boger-Linder Membership<br />Glena McPeters Communication<br />Frank Kinder Advocacy<br />Ryan Riesterer Advocacy<br />Nate Banet Emerging Professionals<br />Christy Vider State Representative<br />
  7. 7. Communications Committee<br />Communicating green building in Southern Colorado through E-Blasts, Newsletters, Website, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn<br />Creating and executing informative, compelling internal and external communications campaigns that educate, motivate, and activate our green building community members<br />
  8. 8. Advocacy Committee<br />Increasing public awareness about the economic, ecological, and societal benefits of sustainable buildings and communities<br />Educating and acting as a resource for policy-makers, legislators, and citizens about policies, incentives, and legislation<br />
  9. 9. Education Committee<br />Executing educational programming development and work towards fulfilling the goals set forth by the Colorado Chapter Education Committee<br /> Working together to organize monthly events throughout the year. Identify locations, topics, and speakers.<br />
  10. 10. Emerging Professionals<br />Educating and introducing young professionals to the built environment, focusing on sustainability, and green building.<br />The committee will be made up of students and professionals within five years of starting their careers.<br />
  11. 11. Membership Committee<br /><ul><li>Companies become members of USGBC National
  12. 12. Individuals become members of their local USGBC Chapter…
  13. 13. Access high quality continuing education
  14. 14. Engage in events and activities throughout the state
  15. 15. Have a voice in public policy issues (federal, state, and local)
  16. 16. Network with Colorado’s top green building experts
  17. 17. Get the latest updates from USGBC and GBCI
  18. 18. Vote in chapter elections
  19. 19. Receive the chapter newsletter
  20. 20. Are eligible to run for chapter board and branch leadership positions
  21. 21. Support the work of the chapter
  22. 22. MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!!!</li></li></ul><li>Regular Branch Events<br />Monthly Education Events<br />Third Tuesday of the Month, 4:00 - 6:00 PM<br />Location Varies<br />Wednesday Webinars<br />First Wedensday of the Month, 3:30 – 5:00 PM<br />Located at GH Phipps Office, Colorado Springs<br />Subcontractors Breakfast<br />Coming Soon!<br />Wintergreen<br />Annual Branch Gathering<br />Do you want to be a Host or Sponsor?<br />Contact For More Information<br />
  23. 23. Upcoming Chapter Events<br />LEED Workshops<br />August 19: Operations and Maintenance 301<br />September 16: Neighborhood Development 251 <br />October 21: Building Design and Construction 301<br />November 18: Core Concepts and Strategies<br />Conferences and Meetings<br />October 28: Green Schools Summit<br />
  24. 24. Past Chapter Events<br />Rocky Mountain Green 2011<br />Details<br />Denver Marriot Tech Center<br />The premier green building conference and trade show in the Rocky Mountain region. Two full days of education, networking, and fun with professionals from across all sectors of the building industry. <br />Training<br />April 19, 2011<br />LEED for Homes 251 Full Day Workshop<br />Conference<br />April 20 – 21, 2011<br />EXPO Hall<br />Breakout Education Sessions<br />Networking<br />Key-Note Speaches<br />AND MORE…<br />
  25. 25. Education Event Surveys<br />Occupation Type<br />LEED Accrediation<br />Membership Status<br />How Did You Hear About us?<br />Rate the Event<br />Other Comments?<br />THANK YOU!<br />
  26. 26. Want More Information?<br />Find Us Online!<br />USGBCCOSouth<br />Network at Our Events! <br />Join us on Our Social Media Sites!<br />Join or E-Mail List!<br />Send and E-mail to:<br /><br />Join a Committee!<br />Visit our Website!<br /><br />Become a Member!<br />Like Us!<br />Follow Us!<br />Have a Smart Phone?<br />Scan these QR Codes!<br />
  27. 27. Upcoming Branch Events<br /><ul><li>August 27: Pikes Peak Eco-Festival
  28. 28. September: SDAT Design Charrette Presentation
  29. 29. September: Volunteer Roundup
  30. 30. October: Innovative Residential Projects-LEED and Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity in the Parade of Homes
  31. 31. November: Rebates for IECC Codes
  32. 32. December: Care and Share Food Drive</li></ul>Stay Involved to find out Details for these Events!<br />
  33. 33. Thank You for AttendingTodays Event!<br />Colorado is Going Grey:<br />Water Gets a Second Use at<br />Colorado State Dormitory<br />Presenter:<br />Mike Vail<br /> Host: <br />Drinks & Food:<br />