Subcommittees and Volunteering

Subcommittees – Each subcommittee is led by two Co-Chairs, and consists of approximately 10-15 additional volunteers.

If you would like to volunteer on one of these working groups, please provide us with your information through this form.


Local Partners and Regional Outreach Committee

Objective: To create and/or strengthen relationships with local and regional governments, educational and cultural institutions and nonprofit organizations to ensure a strong local presence at Greenbuild 2017. This group will engage wth approximately 30 peer organizations to promote Greenbuild attendance.
Co-Chairs: Kate Bubriski of Arrowstreet and Mike Browne of Advanced Building Analysis

Green Building Tours Committee

You can propose a tour now! We look forward to many great tour ideas coming from you in our community. 

Objective: To provide Greenbuild attendees with innovative and educational green building tours; to help identify and select green building tour sites and circuits; to plan the logistics of tour operation; and to execute the Green Building Tour Program on-site in coordination with USGBC.
Co-Chairs: Jana Silsby of Perkins Eastman and Jeremy Caron of DCAMM

Legacy Project Committee

We are looking for potential Legacy Projects, click here to read more. 

Objective: To identify and execute a Legacy Project as a means of service, education and thanks to the local community for hosting Greenbuild; to fundraise additional dollars for the project beyond seed money provided by USGBC.
Co-Chairs: Paul Gusmini of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Kristin Fristch of Elkus Manfredi Associates

Greening Committee

Objective: To work with the USGBC and USGBC MA staff to convene conversations about and create educational opportunities around sustainable operations of the Boston region’s hospitality and service industry; and promote green efforts of local businesses.
Co-Chairs: Christina McPike of WinnCompanies and Todd Isherwood of The Green Project Manager

Volunteer Staffing and Coordination Committee

Objective: To recruit and coordinate logistics of 700-800 student and young professional volunteers to assist with on-site tasks related to Greenbuild 2016.
Co-Chairs: Jessie Miller of Opterra and Adrian Charest of RS Means

Ambassadors Committee

Objective: To ensure that USGBC (National) and USGBC MA are connected to the region’s sustainability VIPs; to cultivate relationships; and to deliver sponsorships for Greenbuild and Chapter-related Greenbuild activities (tours, Legacy Project, and special events, such as the Host Chapter Lounge and Host Chapter Party).
Co-Chairs: Jennifer Taranto of Structure Tone and Cyntha Curtis of JLL

Momentum Committee (details to be determined)

Objective: To promote and protect the spirit of the USGBC MA community via planning post-Greenbuild events that capitalize on the momentum of Greenbuild 2017 to keep our new members excited about the mission of USGBC MA.
Co-Chairs TBD

Host Committee Benefits

Volunteering for the Host Committee is a unique opportunity for local building professionals to get behind-the-scenes of this global celebration of green building and make it an even more memorable event than the past ones. Committee work offers opportunities to grow personally and professionally; to network with the region’s sustainability leaders, and to better the local green economy.

Volunteer With The Host Committee

We are seeking committee volunteers. Interested candidates must complete an online application detailing availability, interest, professional background, USGBC MA experience, skills, and attributes. 

Please email with any questions.