Education Session - Presentation Format
3.5 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AICP, FL
You know of the SITES Rating System, but it’s now time to put this tool to use. Understand the value proposition of SITES and feed into future development needs by engaging directly with the administrators of the program. Finally, prepare yourself for the SITES AP exam and promote your expertise.
$150 per person by 6/30; $200 by 9/15; $250 after 9/15
Green Business Certification Inc.
Micah Silvey is the Director of Certification at GBCI where he is responsible for LEED certification delivery and the expansion of emerging programs, including SITES. Before joining GBCI in 2010, Micah played a key role in the development of LEED 2009 at the US Green Building Council. Micah is Professional Civil Engineer who's practice focused on geotechnical solutions and environmental remediation for a wide range of development types. Micah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC), and a Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Saturday, October 21
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Vice President, Strategic Relationships
US Green Building Council
At the US Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), Jamie leads strategic relationships for the PEER rating system and the Sustainable SITES rating system. In this capacity, Jamie works with business and government leaders to ensure that PEER and SITES are utilized as tools to meet climate, sustainability, and resiliency goals.
Prior to joining USGBC, Jamie Statter was the Head of the Built Environment at the Clinton Global Initiative. Jamie is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans and completed her Masters of Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University.
Professional Practice Manager
American Society of Landscape Architects
Linette Straus, ASLA, ISA, is a Professional Practice Manager at ASLA where she manages The Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project and Green, Complete Street Sourcebook as well as the promotion and services for ASLA on sustainability and green infrastructure. She also develops education and manages the promotion of the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES®) in collaboration with USGBC. Linette’s diverse background in landscape architecture, project management, sales, marketing and theater arts have provided her with a unique perspective and the necessary knowledge and skills to achieve success in program development and implementation, as well as with education and outreach.
Sunday, October 22
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Monday, October 23
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
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