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Regional committees 

The Regional committees are responsible for conducting the matters of the five individual regions: Central Texas Region, North Texas Region, South Texas Region, Texas Gulf Coast Region, West Texas Region. Within these regional groups there are various specialized committees pertaining to local matters, which mirror the committees at the State levels. Below are their descriptions. 

The Advocacy Committee is responsible for:

    • fostering local municipal green policies and forming alliances with civic group in your community 
    • educating local leaders and local community
    • encouraging the adoption and expansion of green policies (initiatives, incentives, policies, regulations, ordinances, resolutions, tax credits, and laws)

The Communications Committee is responsible for:  

    • raising awareness of and involvement in Chapter activities and educating non-members about the Chapter and why they should join 
    • sharing your region's stories statewide with the Texas Chapter's newsletters, e-blasts, blogs, social media, and Chapter website 
    • handling local media outreach

The Emerging Professionals Committee is responsible for: 

    • seeking individuals in school, who have recently graduated and working professionals under 30 years old who are interested in learning about and advocating for sustainable building practices
    • coordinating outreach projects in your community
    • completing four main goals: advocacy and outreach, education, service, and networking 

The Programs + Education Committee is responsible for:

    • developing and delivering programs and events designed to attract new participants, retain existing customers, and meet the diverse needs of the Chapter
    • coordinating volunteers for chapter-sponsored events and programs and holding annual volunteer training session 
    • have a topic you'd like to see or want to share your expertise. Submit a program proposal here.

  The Green Schools Committee is responsible for:

    • organizing Green Apple Day of Service in your community
    • reaching out to government and education officials on how and why to build high performance schools 
    • supporting state advocacy committee in proving guidance to the Texas legislature Green Schools Caucus

The Partnership Committee is responsible for: 

    • coordinating with the statewide partnership committee to provide the resources to meet the Chapter's mission
    • leading the recruitment and retention of sponsors and other sources of income for the Chapter 
    • ensuring sponsors benefits are delivered commensurate with the value of their commitment 

The Best Practices Committee is responsible for:

  • providing a pathway for those Regional Best Practices Champions, who are consistently implementing Proven Best Standards of Care Designs, Advanced Technologies and World Class Processes to connect at the local level and assist our USGBC Texas Chapter Members overcome those obstacles preventing access for EVERYONE to Live, Learn, Work or Play in Places that are Healthy, Efficient and Prosperous.
  • with the help of our Regional Best Practices Champions create a structured set of repeatable templated processes to disrupt  institutionalized ideologies and inertia so that we might immediately deploy proven solutions today that create a better future. 
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The Membership Committee is responsible for:

    • developing and delivering programs and events designed to attract and retain Chapter members
    • presenting networking mixers for existing and potential members
    • providing a liaison to the statewide membership committee

USGBC Texas Chapter is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 1801 Royal Lane, Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75229

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