USGBC-NCC Branches are an integral component of the USGBC-Northern California Chapter. Branch leadership and members volunteer to provide engagement and educational opportunities in their local area.
As unincorporated volunteer groups within the Chapter, they are supported by Chapter staff, and follow policies set by the Chapter Board of Directors.The Chapter is the legal corporate entity, fiduciary, and umbrella organization responsible for all Chapter members and all Branch activities, finances, and advocacy efforts.
- Membership in the Chapter is required
to qualify for Chapter benefits such as discounted program pricing. There
is no separate Branch membership structure or fee.
- Dues-paying Chapter members may participate and become involved in leadership or attend the events of any Branch within the Chapter regardless of place of work or residence.
– To provide local contacts and forums to those interested in
joining NCC specifically or the movement generally
– To provide local knowledge and feedback on educational needs within the
– To provide local leadership and advocacy on green building issues and to be the
voice of NCC in a specific community
– To create specific programming and outreach efforts needed within that
specific community not already addressed by the chapter
- Coordinate – Work with Chapter staff to identify Branch training needs, venue opportunities, sponsorship, volunteer and logistical support
- Enlist – To serve as a recruitment mechanism for the green building industry generally and NCC specifically
- Contribute – To speak, write, publish and share ideas and innovations with others within the Branches and within the organization
- Fundraise – To spread goodwill and to fundraise for the organization through branch channels
- Serve – To give time supporting the mission of the organization and volunteering and to support NCC’s staff and Board, when possible
- Voice – To champion and raise awareness of local and regional environmental and green building issues
Map of LEED Certified Projects by Branch.
Not sure what Branch you should be in? Find your Branch by zip code using this Chapter & Branch Zip Code Map.