16B — May 29 - June 11, 2015 — Owners, Developers & Managers — M id A tlantic
Real Estate Journal
Letter from the Director
Dear Friends and Colleagues: I would like to share an opportunity to achieve recognition for any projects you may be working on or have been recently completed that are consistent with best practices in sustainability. Each year USGBC NJ recognizes and presents Awards at our annual Gala to companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in green building, sustainability and related innovative initiatives. The winners of this year’s distinguished awards will be celebrated at our 13th Annual Emerald Awards Gala on Friday, October 30, 2015 at the Conference Center of the LEED® certified University Hall at Montclair State University.
BOARD OF DIREC CHAIR Faith Taylor Wyndham Worldwide VICE CHAIR Zach Gallagher, PE, L Natural Systems Utilities TREASURER Gregg Woodruff, PP, A BD+C Langan Engineering & E David DeVos, AIA, LEE Prudential Real Estate I IMMEDIATE PAST CH Ed Seliga Advanced Solar Product DIRECTORS Jim Corrigan, LEED A Mack-Cali Realty Corp . Timothy J. DeHaut, Es Giordano, Halleran & Ci RJ Donnelly, CRM, LE Donnelly Industries, Inc. Aaron Kalisher, CSP, Chubb Insurance Tracey Kasper, LEED Avison Young Vance Merolla, P.E. Colgate-Palmolive Com Ana Meyer, LEED AP, Verizon Wireless Jed Richardson, LEED Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. SECRETARY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR Faith Taylor Wyndham Worldwide VICE CHAIR Zach Gallagher, PE, LEED AP Natural Systems Utilities TREASURER Gregg Woodruff, PP, AICP, LEED-AP BD+C Langan Engineering & Environmental
The award categories are: • Suburban Green Project • Urban Green Project • Not for Profit Green Project • Corporate Culture and Sustainability Practices • Innovative Sustainability Initiative • Student Project
• 6/12/15 - LEED-ND Educational Program, Tour and Networking Reception: Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District- 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Newark, NJ. • 6/15/15 - USGBC NJ Central Branch Presents Dinner Presentation: “New Jersey’s Response to Energy Resilience Post-Superstorm Sandy” - Triumph Brewing Co., Princeton, NJ. • 6/17/15 - EAST COAST GREEN 2015- 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, NJIT School of Architecture, Newark, NJ. • 6/22/15 - 12th Annual Golf Outing- Basking Ridge, NJ. • 6/24/15 - Emerging Professionals 3rd Annual Summer Kick-Off Happy Hour- Jersey City, NJ • 6/30/15 - USGBC NJ South Branch - Mitch Carpen, E.D. of The Energy Resilience Bank - Presentation & Networking Dinner- Waterfront Technology Center at Camden, NJ. • 7/22 & 23/15 - GPRO FUNDAMENTALS + ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS- East Rutherford, NJ. • 8/19/15 - 8th Annual Summer Social Networking Event- Pleasant Beach, NJ. • 10/30/15- 13th Annual Emerald Awards Gala - Montclair, NJ. We will also be holding additional trainings & events, including webinars. For details on all USGBC NJ events, visit www.usgbcnj.org/events Chapter Events Nicole Rodriguez, LEE Turner Construction Co Daniel Topping, AIA, L NK Architects In addition, the USGBC NJ Award Committee will also select a Municipal Honoree and a Corporate Honor e. See criteria at http://www.usgbcnj.org/Resources/Documents/2015_USGBC_NJ_Award_and_Honoree_Criteria.pdf Previous award honorees include: Colgate Global Technology Center; PNC Bank; NJ Economic Devel- opment Authority; Newark’s Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District; Jersey Shore University Medical Center; Hampshire Real Estate Companies; Wyndham Worldwide; Panasonic Corporation; Prudential Real Estate Investors; BASF Corporation; the Rockefeller Group; L’Oreal USA Research & Innovation; Paterson Habitat for Humanity; Bayer HealthCare U.S. Headquarters and Senator Cory Booker. USGBC NJ’s annual gala is considered the networking event of the year by green building and sustainability professionals in the Tri-State area. The deadline for submission is July 31, 2015 and award winners to be announced on or before September 8th. You can find more information, as well as the nomination application at http://www.usgbcnj.org/event-1919333. We look forward to celebrating with you and your colleagues! As always, feel free to contact me with any questions or to discuss further at (973) 290-0013, or email@example.com. Sincerely, Florence Block, LEED Green Associate Executive Director, USGBC-NJ
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David DeVos, AIA, LEED AP Prudential Real Estate Investors IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR Ed Seliga Advanced Solar Products, Inc.
DIRECTORS Jim Corrigan, LEED AP O+M Mack-Cali Realty Corp . Timothy J. DeHaut, Esq., LEED AP Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla RJ Donnelly, CRM, LEED AP BD+C Donnelly Industries, 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 Nicole Rodriguez, LEED AP Turner Construction Company Daniel Topping, AIA, LEED AP BD+C NK Architects 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
1,525 322 5,154 968 414 2,625+ GENERAL COUNSEL Harry E. McLellan, Esq McLellan & Associates, EXECUTIVE DIRECTO Florence Block, LEED CHAPTER COORDINA Mary Ellen Garrigus COMMUNICATIONS/M COORDINATOR Medea Villeré
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:
LEED Homes certified in NJ:
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