December 3, 2014 – The staff and current board of USGBC SC Chapter are happy to welcome three new board members from across the state. “The USGBC SC is devoted to facilitating the growth of green building practices in South Carolina. The Board of Directors provides the strategic guidance for the implementation of the USGBC SC Chapter mission. We are extremely pleased to have three of the most dedicated thought leaders in green building in South Carolina step forward to volunteer their time for this very important cause. The citizens of South Carolina should be proud to have such devoted stewards looking out for the manner in which we construct buildings in our state”, said Bachman Smith, 2014 South Carolina Chapter Chair.
Douglas Rackley. AIA, LEED AP BD+C and 2015 Chair adds, “USGBC SC Chapter has an excellent 2015 board of directors with volunteer directors offering professional knowledge of the “green” industry. The new board members are well suited to join the board to promote sustainability across South Carolina as our Chapter strives to transform the SC building and construction service industries.”New members include:
GEORGE W. DRUYOS, President, FIX America in Charleston which provides spray foam insulation, air barrier systems and commercial waterproofing installations. A strategic visionary with a clear sense of purpose and urgency when faced with varied challenges of growth.
JUSTIN “Hootie” SOLESBEE, LEED AP BD+C, Harper Corporation Sustainability Coordinator, USGBC SC Upstate Branch Steering Committee since 2012. Hootie offers a unique insight into the benefits of sustainable building practices, the LEED program and USGBC mission. Harper is an advocate for LEED and has performed more LEED construction in the Upstate than any other local general contractor.
JOHN HANSEN, LEED AP BD+C, AIA, architect at Craig Gaulden Davis, business leader, current USGBC Chapter Steering Member, former USGBC Southeast Chair and former USGBC SC Chapter Chair, John is committed to engage local regional and national organizations to enhance the Chapter’s strategic objectives.
The three new members join a board that oversees USGBC SC Chapter’s finances, governance, policies and practices, regular education and training, strategic planning and statewide outreach.
About USGBC SC Chapter
USGBC – South Carolina Chapter is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated in South Carolina, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life