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January 26, 2021

Green Building Initiative Mourns Unexpected Loss of Board Chair, Dr. Charles Kibert

MEDIA CONTACT: Vicki Worden, President & CEO,, 202.841.2999

Longtime GBI leader, volunteer, educator, and assessor passed away on January 25, leaving an incredible legacy of contributions to sustainable building principles.

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) Board of Directors and staff mourn the unexpected loss of longtime Director and recently elected Chair of the GBI Board, Dr. Charles Kibert. Dr. Kibert was a pioneer in the green...

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January 5, 2021

GBI Announces Election of Dr. Charles Kibert as Chair of the Board of Directors


MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Baker, Sr. Director of Engagement,, 971.256.7174

Membership elects Kibert and three women leaders as new Board members.

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of  Dr. Charles Kibert, Professor and Director of the Powell Center for Construction and Environment at the University of Florida, as Chair of its Board of Directors. GBI’s membership also elected three new...

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