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Green Building Initiative Announces 2019 Board of Directors

By Vicki Worden, Green Building Initiative
Global Newswire
January 10, 2019
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: United States

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of its 2019 Board of Directors.  Outgoing GBI Chair Rich Mitchell … has passed the gavel after a two-year term to Tim Atkinson, vice president of sales for Stimson Lumber Company of Portland, Ore., who also serves as president of the Pacific Northwest Association of Rail Shippers.  Atkinson takes the reins following the largest two-year growth period in GBI’s history, during which the organization supported more than 465 building projects that earned third-party assessment and certification through its Green Globes® and federal Guiding Principle Compliance® (GPC) programs. …“GBI has carved out a unique niche in the market,” stated Atkinson. “…we’ve seen GBI increase education and promotion of Green Globes and develop customized tools to support private and public sector owners, practitioners, and contractors with understanding that sustainability can be incorporated into every building type…”

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