2022 Board of Directors

kelly-adighije
Kelly Adighije

Board Member

Vice President
Baumann Consulting

royce
Royce Cunningham

Board Member

Owner
Architectural Services Group

Michelle-12
Michelle McClendon

Board Member, ED&I Chair

Project Executive
Gilbane Building Co.

joncheffings
Jon Cheffings

Strategic Advisor

EVP Strategy
SCC&M

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Amaris Alanis-Ribeiro

Board Member

Director
North Park Village Nature Center

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Annalise Dum

Secretary

Vice President, Sustainability
JLL

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John Mlade

Vice Chair

Director, Sustainable Environments
Wight & Co.

kevin_augustyn
Kevin Augustyn

Board Member

Senior Vice President
DBRS Morningstar

Isaac
Isaac Elnecave

Board Member

Policy Specialist
Phius

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Elena Savona

Treasurer

Director, Federal Partnerships
Elevate

Kathia_Benitez
Kathia Benitez

Ex-Officio Chair

Sustainability, Compliance Director
Discover Financial Services

Keara_Fanning
Keara Fanning

Board Chair

Senior Director, ESG
Link Logistics Real Estate

Sarah_Wood
Sarah Wood

Governance Chair

Senior Sustainability Specialist
Jacobs

2022 Auxiliary Board

The Auxiliary Board is led by emerging professionals who advance Illinois Green's mission. Learn more about their work.

Kate-Anderson
Kate Anderson

Account Executive
Johnson Controls

Natalia_Gardocki
Natalia Gardocki

Program Marketing Manager
Walker-Miller Energy Services

justin-edited
Justin Johnson

Energy Field Specialist
Evergreen Consulting Group

Lauren_McManus
Lauren McManus

Senior Analyst
Clareo

Jackson_Sattell
Jackson Sattell

Senior Counsel, Link Logistics Real Estate

Laura_Turner
Laura Turner

Senior Analyst
Waypoint Energy

Ian_Champ
Ian Champ

Senior Energy Analyst
AECOM

Kate_Holly
Kate Holly

Sustainability Coordinator
Leading Edge

brian-keller
Brian Keller

Associate
Waypoint Energy

Elias_Menninger
Elias Menninger

Associate Consultant, SECC
WSP

Prachi_Sharma
Prachi Sharma

Project Manager
Slipstream

Miranda_Wright
Miranda Wright

Project Architect
Hartshorne Plunkard Architects

Binxu_Chen
Bingxu Chen

Deals Advisory Senior Associate
PwC

adam
Adam Householder

Energy & Sustainability Manager
JLL

Ivy_Klee
Ivy Klee

Resource Management
Coordinator,
Kane County

Brandon_Crop
Brandon Pieczynski

Commissioning & Energy Engineer
Baumann Consulting

amelia-sisk
Amelia Sisk

Associate Program Manager
Resource Innovations

Ayush-Chobe
Ayush Chobe

Graduate Student
University of Illinois, Chicago

Owen_Hull
Owen Hull

Development Manager
Lendlease

David_Lopez
David Lopez

Senior Sustainability Assistant
Deloitte

luke_rossi
Luke Rossi

Senior Associate
Modern Energy

Cameron_Small
Cameron Small

Mechanical Engineer
Salas O'Brien

2022 Programs Committee

The Programs Committee organizes and implements education events for our community. Learn more about their work.

Jill Ackermann
Jill Ackermann

Project Manager, Sustainability
JLL

Anjana_Dalal
Anjana Dalal

Principal
ASD Consulting, Inc.

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Damon Henrikson

Director of Marketing
Made to Measure

Dan_Moring
Daniel Moring

Project Manager
Slipstream

Aditya_Singh
Aditya Singh

Environmental Engineering Ph.D. Student
Illinois Tech

Jennifer_Alvarado
Jennifer Alvarado

Senior Program Manager
People's Gas Energy Efficiency

Thomas_Dietz
Thomas Dietz

Associate
JNKA Architects

Jason_LaFleur
Jason LaFleur

Senior Manager
GTI

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Iwona Mroz

Architectural & Landscape Designer, Self-employed

Rachel_Starr
Rachel Starr

Intern Architect
HUSArchitecture

Wayne Beals
Wayne Beals

Realtor & Managing Broker
The Beals Group

Allen_Dusault
Allen Dusault

Senior Program Manager
Franklin Energy

Chelsea_Lamar
Chelsea Lamar

Sustainability Manager
Reyes Holdings

Janet_Olson
Janet Olson

Principal
G|R|E|C Architects

alex
Alex Tompsidis

President
AT Mechanical

Brian_Burgess
Brian Burgess

Field Services Team Leader
Earthwise Environmental

Mohammad_Heidarinejad
Mohammad Heidarinejad

Assistant Professor
Illinois Institute of Technology

Jason_Meyering
Jason Meyering

Architect
Jason Meyering Architecture

Sophia_Seol
Sophia Seol

Researcher
Slipstream

Advisory Board

The Illinois Green Alliance Strategic Plan Advisory Board provides technical and strategic guidance as we develop programming and educational offerings and recommends initiatives and partnerships that will help us achieve the plan's goals.

The Advisory board members are approved by the Illinois Green Alliance's Board of Directors and serve renewable one-year terms.

  • Jessica Bollhoefer — Global Sustainability Leader in Strategy + Real Estate at Google
  • Laura Jay — Regional Director for North America at C40 Cities
  • Patrick Boyle — Director of Corporate Sustainability at Sloan (former Board Chair)
  • Alicia Ponce — Principal and Founder of APMonarch Architects
  • Chris Dillion — President of Campbell Coyle Real Estate (former Board Chair)
  • Gabriela Martin — Program Officer at the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
  • AJ Patton — Founder and CEO of 548 Capital and Development
  • Tom Bassett-Dilley — Owner of TBD Architects
  • Ari Kobb — Director of Energy & Sustainability Solutions at Siemens (former Board Chair)
  • Booker Vance — Policy Advocate with Elevate
  • Marge Anderson — Executive Vice-President, Slipstream (former USGBC Board Chair)
  • Jenny Carney — Vice President, Sustainability at WSP (former Board Chair)
  • Sandra Henry — Special Projects at Elevate (former Board Chair)
  • Lois Vitt Sale — Wight & Co. (former Board Chair)
  • Aaron Durnbaugh — Loyola Sustainability Director
  • Karen Weigert — Director of the Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility (current USGBC board member)