The advisory council is composed of six members who were selected for their experience and leadership roles in the fields of academia, environmental advocacy, interior design/architecture, and facility management. The members include:
Penny Bonda: Bonda is currently the Director of Environmental Communications for L.C. Clark Publishing Co. She chairs the US Green Building Council committee for LEED Commercial Interiors and is a LEED Accredited Professional. As a practicing interior designer for 27 years, Bonda has headed her own firm and worked for Rita St. Clair Associates, The Hillier Group and Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann. She has been named a Fellow of ASID and served as the 21st national president of the society.
Bill Browning: As founder of Green Development Services at Rocky Mountain Institute, Browning led or supported innovative design efforts for many clients including the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Wal-Mart, Lucasfilm, the White House and the Pentagon. He has written numerous books and articles on sustainable design and serves on the Board of Directors of the US Green Building Council, Greening America and Real Energy. He is on AIA's National Committee for the Environment.
Asher Derman: Derman is a consultant with Green October who advises both designers and facility managers in the area of sustainability. He has delivered numerous workshops, speeches and papers on the subject and contributed to the development of the Green Guidelines. He is currently working with the Battery Park City Authority on a project that supportsarchitecture and design for the environment.
Dave England: England is corporate senior manager of Environmental, Health and Safety at Alcatel Americas. He has been working in the Environmental, Health & Safety area for over 25 years and is responsible for sustainable practices for Alcatel sites in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and South America. England is active with the International Facility Managers Association (IFMA) and serves as Vice President of the Environmental Health & Safety National Council. Thomas Gladwin: Gladwin is professor of sustainable enterprise and director of the Corporate Environmental Management Program at University of Michigan. He serves as the director of the Erb Environmental Institute, which promotes innovative and trans-disciplinary research on ecologically and socially sustainable business. He is also the faculty director of the Corporate Environmental Management Program.
Holley Henderson: Henderson is an associate at TVS Interiors. She developed the firm's sustainable design business plan and serves as its full-time sustainable design consultant. As the sole LEED accredited interior designer in the state of Georgia, she acts as an environmental consultant, sustainable resource and in-depth research partner for architectural and interior design teams. William Odell: Odell is a design principal with HO+K Architects and director of HO+K sustainable design initiatives. He helps direct growth in sustainability through the research of cutting-edge methodologies and firm-wide training. Odell is an active member of the U.S. Green Building Council and played a role in the creation of the LEED Building Environmental Rating System. He co-authored two books on sustainable design and frequently speaks on environmental issues and the built environment.