The Illinois Chapter’s Emerging Professionals Committee is a partnership of young professionals and recent graduates dedicated to becoming and recruiting the future leaders of the green building movement. Being an Emerging Professional supports your community, the green building industry and the sustainability movement. Become a Chapter Emerging Professional and grow your industry connections to propel your career. Click here to join the USGBC-Illinois Chapter and choose the Emerging Professional level for $45.00.
Meet your Emerging Professionals Leaders!
|Chicago Branch2015 Chair – Miki Sankary
Interested in being part of the Chicago Branch Emerging Professionals Committee – contact Miki Sankary.
Stay tuned to learn more about the 2015 committee meetings! Dates to be added soon!
USGBC National Emerging Professional New Member Initiative
This summer, the Emerging Professionals National Committee launched a new member initiative with the goal of 5,000 new Emerging Professionals by December 2015.
To learn more about the USGBC National Emerging Professional new member initiative visit https://new.usgbc.org/articles/emerging-professionals-greenbuild#comment-653
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- Seeking Event Planning Assistance
The EP Committee is looking for help coordinating networking events. We are looking for help procuring swag and raffle donations from green vendors, along with connections for any food and beverage vendors in the Chicagoland area with sustainability in mind. Contact Joan Martin at [email protected] to learn more.
- Seeking volunteers for EPNC initiatives and resourcing efforts!
These EPNC subcommittees are looking for volunteers. Contact Juanita Garcia at [email protected] to learn more.
- Seeking Alumni of Illinois and Chicagoland Colleges and Universities
Are you a recent alumni of a local college or university? Help us reach out the future emerging professionals! Contact Juanita Garcia at [email protected] to learn more.
|Past Committee ChairsJohn Mlade, 2004 (Founding Chair)
Marcus Hale , 2004-2006
Kris Neurauter, 2006-2007
Dario Medina, 2008
Andrea Love, 2007-2009
Katherine Darnstadt, 2008 – 2010
Candis Queen, 2010 – 2012
Ryan Haase, 2010 – 2012
Jennessa Berg, 2012- 2013
Dhruti Patel, 2014-2015