The Nominations Form for the 2018 Green Building United Board of Directors Election has closed. Stay tuned for the slate of candidates! 

This incoming class of Board members will serve for a three-year term from December 2018 until November 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Leah Wirgau, Education & Engagement Manager. 

Election Timeline

Wednesday, September 19th  | Call for nominations

Tuesday, October 9th  | Nominations due at noon

Friday, October 12th | Presentation of nomination slate to current Board of Directors

October 22nd - November 9th | Online voting of members

December 20th | New Directors attend Board Meeting

Election Process

Step 1 - Nominations will be accepted from September 19 until October 9, 2018. After the nomination period, the Governance and Executive Committees will evaluate the applications using the criteria noted below. Applicants will be notified if they have been selected for the slate before voting begins. 

Step 2 - Voting for the Board of Director elections will be open from October 22  until November 9, 2018. Voting is conducted online via the Green Building United website and only Green Building United members may vote. Candidates will be notified of the results prior to the public announcement.

2018 Board Candidate Criteria

The Green Building United Governance Committee will use criteria below to evaluate all nominees. Based on these criteria a ballot will be established with the slate of candidates for the open board seats. During voting, members may vote for or against the entire slate, or for or against individual candidates. 


Nominees should:

  • Bring substantive knowledge and experience related to the organization's mission. 
  • Bring an ability and willingness to help secure funding for the organization's programs through sponsorships, corporate and charitable sources, and other significant sources of funding.
  • Bring an ability and willingness to influence key players and sectors in the industry, including high priority sectors of real estate, corporate, energy/utility, finance, residential and product manufacturers.
  • Have the ability and willingness to abide by the Board of Directors Responsibilities and Expectations.
  • Contribute to the Board’s diversity in geography, skills, and overall perspective.
  • Exhibit a passion for sustainability with the ability to advocate for and support the mission of Green Building United.


The submission of this application constitutes your agreement to the terms listed in the Green Building United Board Responsibilities and Expectations. Please sign your name and date in the form after you have read and agree to the document. If you wish you may send a headshot, which will be posted on the election portion of the Green Building United website if you are selected as a candidate by the Committee; please email headshot to Leah Wirgau

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