Committees

The Houston-based committees work to promote the mission within the city of Houston and Harris County.

The following is a list of committees and the chair of each one. 

Government/Advocacy Committee

Acts as the conduit to the City of Houston and other local governments and public agencies. 

Education Committee

Takes the lead to promote education about green building design and construction through programs, seminars, and outreach. 

Special Events/Awards Committee

Prepares large-scale special social events for networking and fellowship. Handles and implements the process for the Environmental Award honoring outstanding LEED projects within the chapter boundaries.

LEED for Schools

Institutes local efforts for the national initiative to promote LEED schools nationwide.

LEED for HOMES

Institutes local efforts for the national initiative to promote LEED homes in Houston.

Emerging Professionals Committee

Works to engage college students and recent college graduates in the U.S. Green Building Council.

Existing Buildings Committee

Works to create more energy-efficient buildings through collaborations with other trade associations.

Neighborhood Development Committee

Works to create a dialogue in the Houston community about the need for sustainable developments.

Recycling Committee

Works to create stronger recycling efforts in the community.