Real Estate Journal — Owners, Developers & Managers — July 25 - August 14, 2014 — 23B


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Letter from the Director

Dear Friends and Colleagues: USGBC NJ is celebrating its 12th Annual Emerald Awards Gala on Friday, November 7th at the Conference Center of the LEED® certified University Hall at Montclair State University. This year we are proud to welcome Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City as our keynote speaker. Mark Biedron, Founder of the Willow School will also join us as a special guest speaker. Each year USGBC NJ recognizes and presents Gala Awards to companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and best practices in green building and sustainability. In addition, the USGBC NJ’s Annual Gala is the networking event of the year for green building and sustainability pro- fessionals in the tri-state area.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR Ed Seliga Advanced Solar Products, Inc. VICE CHAIR Faith Taylor Wyndham Worldwide TREASURER RJ Donnelly, CRM, LEED AP BD+C Donnelly Industries, Inc. SECRETARY Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP Natural Systems Utilities PAST CHAIR Anastasia Harrison, AIA, LEED AP Eco Solutions DIRECTORS Jim Corrigan, LEED AP O+M Mack-Cali Realty Corp. Jeremy Cressman, LEED AP American Standard Brands David DeVos, AIA, LEED AP Prudential Real Estate Investors Bill Gates, LEED AP BD+C Hunt Construction Group Tom Hales Herman Miller, Inc. Aaron Kalisher, CSP, CBCP, LEED AP Chubb Insurance Tracey Kasper, LEED AP Avison Young Vance Merolla, P.E. Colgate-Palmolive Company Ana Meyer, LEED AP, MBA Verizon Wireless Jed Richardson, LEED Green Associate Johnson & Johnson Attilio Rivetti, LEED AP Turner Construction Company Robert Schmitt, LEED Green Associate The Hampshire Companies Gregg Woodruff, PP, AICP, LEED-AP BD+C Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. GENERAL COUNSEL Harry E. McLellan, Esq, LEED AP BD+C McLellan & Associates, LLC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Florence Block, LEED Green Associate CHAPTER COORDINATOR Mary Ellen Garrigus COMMUNICATIONS/MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR Medea Villeré www.usgbcnj.org


The 2014 Gala Award finalists are: • Corporate Culture : L’Oreal • Innovative Sustainability Initiative : Advancement of the Alternative Transportation Fuels from NJ Clean Cities

• Not for Profit Green Project : Paterson Green from Paterson H4H • Urban Green Project : MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper • Suburban Green Project (TIED) : o Kent Place School Upper School Academic Center o Bayer HealthCare East Coast US Headquarters

• Honorable Mention : o County College of Morris - Landscape and Horticultural Technology Center o Fairleigh Dickinson University Monninger Center for Learning and Research o DTCC Headquarters Jersey City Among other attributes, award winners contribute to the diversity of the USGBC NJ mis- sion and offers a role model to others in our community and or business world, and involve ‘paying it forward’ by educating the public and/or landowners/clients in the principles of sustainable design and the LEED® programs. Details on attending, sponsoring, and/or donating to our silent auction are available here: http://www.usgbcnj.org/event-852250. For more information, please contact me at (973) 290-0013, or executivedirector@usgbcnj.org. Sincerely,

Florence Block, LEED Green Associate Executive Director, USGBC-NJ

7/22 — USGBC NJ South Branch Presents Senator Donald Norcross Presentation & Networking Dinner- Mount Olive, NJ. 7/29 — LEED v4 251 BD+C – Edison, NJ. 8/05 — USGBC NJ North Branch Breakfast Seminar- “Is Green Building Right for Your Project”- Wayne, NJ. 8/13 — USGBC NJ 7th Annual Summer Social- Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. 8/19 — LEED v4 301 BD+C – Midland Park, NJ. 11/7 — 12th Annual USGBC NJ Gala & Awards Dinner- Montclair, NJ. For details on all USGBC NJ events, visit www.usgbcnj.org/events Chapter Events

Number of New Jersey chapter members: Number of USGBC member Companies in NJ: Number of LEED Accredited Professionals in NJ: Number of LEED registered projects in NJ: Number of LEED certified projects in NJ:

1,395 382 5,188 1,274 330 2,625

LEED Homes certified in NJ:

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