Staff


Josh Dean, CEM, LEED AP O+M, Fitwel Ambassador

Executive Director

Josh has over 12 years of professional experience working in the sustainability, construction and real estate fields. Josh holds a Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate from Johns Hopkins University, a Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management from Southern Polytechnic State University, and is a Certified Energy Manager and LEED AP O+M. He has managed a number of local LEED and energy projects with a focus towards community education and driving regenerative design.

 

David Adler, LEED GA

Program Manager

David is a native San Diegan who enjoys all facets of sustainability and how they affect us here locally. He has experience in small-scale commercial and municipal energy efficiency projects, water conservation projects, waste management policies and green business initiatives. While working at SDGBC, he has grown his knowledge and interest in building decarbonization, occupancy health and wellness, as well as onsite water reuse. He hopes to push for easier permitting pathways and greater adoption of water reuse infrastructure for large commercial and multifamily projects in San Diego.

 

Bridget Rickman, GPRO O+M

Community and Programs Manager

Bridget is a San Diego native whose passion for the environment began during childhood. Whether it was participating in beach cleanups, after school recycling programs, or her various work with non-profits across the county, she has been determined to take a hands-on approach to sustainability for years. She has experience in education, non-profits, and sustainable development with a passionate desire to explore Environmental Justice and Biophilic Design. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from San Diego State University in Sustainability with a minor in Anthropology and is a Citizen's Water Academy Alum. 


President

Ravi Bajaj, WELL AP, LEED AP O+M, BD+C, ID+C

Program Manager, UL

Vice President

Rebecca Baptiste, LEED AP O+M

Manager, Distributed Energy Resources, Center for Sustainable Energy

Treasurer

Bryon Stafford

President, Leland Construction 

Secretary

Katy Hamilton

Project Architect, Stephen Dalton Architects

John Ambert, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, BPI BA+EP

Architect + Building Scientist, Studio Verde

Courtney Bonas, CEM, LEED AP, WELL AP, CMVP

Senior Project Manager, KMEA

Elizabeth Carmichael, AIA

Principal Architect, ECOhouse Architecture

Calina Ferraro, PE, LEED AP, WELL AP

Principal, Mechanical Engineer, Integral Group

Colleen FitzSimons, LEED AP, PMP

Senior Project Manager, Urban Fabrick, Inc.

Tanya Goyette, LEED AP O+M

Technical Training Specialist, Qualcomm

Angela Hansen, DBIA

Project Manager, DPR Construction

Xun Jia, PH.D., PE, LEED AP, WELL AP, CEM

Engineering Account Manager, stok

Doug Kot, LEED AP ND, BD+C, O+M, Homes, AIA, CEM, AICP

Head of Department, DNV GL

 

Bob Secrest, PE, LEED AP O+M

Principal, CityScape Solutions

Steven Shinn, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP

Studio Director, Senior Associate, Gensler


Leadership Committees


Residential Committee

Katie Teare - Co-chair

David Berens - Co-chair

Women in Green Committee

Tina Angeles - Co-chair

Hilary Haskell - Co-chair

Green Business Committee

Robert Carr - Chair

Living Future Collaborative

Josh Dean - Collaborative Facilitator 

Ravi Bajaj - Collaborative Facilitator 

Colleen FitzSimons - Collaborative Facilitator 

John Ambert - Collaborative Facilitator 

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