GBCI Announces LEED Fellow Class of 2011

LEED Fellows represent green building industry’s most accomplished professionals 
Washington, D.C. (September 6, 2011) – The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) today revealed the inaugural class of LEED Fellows. The LEED Fellow Program is GBCI’s new and most prestigious professional designation. The LEED Fellow designation recognizes exceptional contributions to green building and significant professional achievement within the rapidly growing community of LEED Professionals. 
Thirty-four of the world’s most distinguished green building professionals were selected to be LEED Fellows through a peer nomination and portfolio review process. Among other requirements, LEED Fellows must have at least 10 years of green building experience and hold a LEED AP with specialty credential. 
“We are thrilled to bestow the LEED Fellow designation upon these highly accomplished individuals,” said Peter Templeton, president, GBCI. “The Fellows are some of the leading innovators and vanguards of the green building movement, and their bodies of work strongly underscore their commitment to LEED and a sustainable built environment.”
The 2011 LEED Fellows are: 
Alan Scott, Green Building Services Alicia Ravetto, Alicia Ravetto ArchitectAnthony Bernheim, AECOM Chris Schaffner, The Green Engineer, LLP Christopher J. Webb, Chris Webb & Associates, Inc. Dagmar B. Epsten, The Epsten Group, Inc. Dan Nall, WSP Flack + Kurtz Dan Young Dixon, Opus AE Group, Inc. Gail Vittori, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems Helen J. Kessler, HJKessler Associates Jerry Yudelson, Yudelson Associates Jim Ogden, 3QC Inc. Jim Weiner, Collaborative Project Consulting John Boecker, 7group Kath Williams, Kath Williams + Associates Kathleen Smith, Davis LangdonKen Wilson, Envision Kim Shinn, TLC Engineering for Architecture Kris Callori, Environmental Dynamics, Inc. Lidia Berger, HDR Architecture, Inc. Lois Vitt Sale, Wight & Co. Malcolm Lewis, CTG Energetics, Inc. Marcus B. Sheffer, 7group Mario Seneviratne, Green Technologies Michaella Wittmann, HDR Architecture, Inc. Michelle Halle Stern, Perkins+Will Nellie Reid, Gensler Paul Marmion, Stantec Prasad Vaidya, The Weidt Group Rick Carter, LHB, Inc. Rob Bolin, Syska Hennessy Group Sandra Leibowitz, Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC Stephen Carpenter, Enermodal Engineering Tom Liebel, Marks, Thomas Architects
Learn more about the LEED Fellow class of 2011.
The LEED Fellows will be recognized in Toronto at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo from October 4-7, 2011. The nomination period for the 2012 LEED Fellow class will open January 4, 2012. For more information on the LEED Fellow program, please visit www.gbci.org/fellow. ### About GBCIThe Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) provides third-party confirmation that specific criteria related to LEED building certification and LEED professional credentialing have been met. Early in 2009, GBCI assumed responsibility for administering the LEED building certification program for the more than 36,000 commercial projects seeking third-party verification of compliance with the industry’s leading green building rating system. For more information, please visit www.gbci.org.

[source: http://www.gbci.org/org-nav/announcements/11-09-06/GBCI_Announces_LEED_Fellow_Class_of_2011.aspx]

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