George Shultz

Special Guest Speaker

The Honorable George P. Shultz
Honorary Co-Chair
No on Prop 23 / Stop Dirty Oil Campaign

Shultz on Prop. 23: Sac Bee, NY Times

Stephen Leeds

Keynote Speaker

Stephen Leeds
Senior Sustainability Officer

U.S. General Services Administration

Honoring the Green Building Super Heroes Awardees

Green Groundbreaker Award
Award Accepted by Keynote Speaker Stephen Leeds

Martha N. Johnson, Administrator
U.S. General Services Administration

David Gottfried Special Achievement Award

Cameron Sinclair & Kate Stohr, Co-Founders
Architecture for Humanity

Awards Finalists

Outstanding Existing Building Project Green Team

Outstanding Community Organization

Read about the finalists...

2010 Honorary Host Committee

Public Sector Leaders
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Congressman Mike Honda
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
Congresswoman Doris O. Matsui
Congressman Jerry McNerney
Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey
State Senator Loni Hancock
State Senator Leland Yee
State Senator Alan Lowenthal
Assemblymember Jerry Hill
Assemblymember Nancy Skinner
Assemblymember Sandré R. Swanson
The Honorable Gavin Newsom
The Honorable George P. Shultz
Mayor Kevin Johnson

Industry & Community Leaders
Rick Fedrizzi, CEO, USGBC
David Gottfried, Founder, U.S. & World Green Building Councils and Regenerative Ventures
Hilary Abell, Executive Director, WAGES
Jim Allen, CEO, Sloan
Andy Ball, President & CEO, Webcor Builders
Anthony Bernheim, Sustainability Principal, AECOM
Zach Gentry, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Adura Technologies
Christi Graham, CEO, West Coast Green
Kevin Hydes, CEO, Integral Group
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Bay Area Chapters
Van Jones, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Rik Kunnath, CEO, Pankow
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
David Longinotti, Partner, Hanson Bridgett
Hunter Lovins, President and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions
Catherine Merschel, Executive Director, Build It Green
National Electrical Contractors Association, Bay Area Chapters
Mike O’Brien, Senior Vice President, Turner Construction
Eric Raff, President, XL Construction
Mike Re, CEO, Swinerton
Rafael Reyes, Director, Bay Area Climate Collaborative
Steven Ring, Director/City Leader, Cushman & Wakefield
George Salah, Director of Real Estate, Google
Harry Sim, CEO, Cypress Envirosystems
Donald Simon, Attorney, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, LLP
Martin Sisemore, President & CEO, Rudolph and Sletten
Kevin Surace, CEO, Serious Materials
Adam Tibbs, President, Project FROG
Bill Valentine, Chairman, HOK
Gary Wolff, Executive Director,

Gala Program

The Fourth Annual Green Building Super Heroes Awards Gala will feature our signature awards program honoring green building innovators and great networking opportunities. Enjoy exclusive after-hours access to the entire museum, including the four-story Rainforest Dome, Steinhart Aquarium and Living Roof, as well as a hosted bar, hors d'œuvres, and live music.

Gala Schedule & California Academy of Sciences Exhibit Access

The Living Roof and Main Floor Exhibits will be open all evening.

Suggested Attire: Costumes, cocktail or business; layer for cool weather.

7:00 Explore the Academy
7-8:00 Rainforest Dome Open, last entry 7:45pm
8:15 Opening Address by George P. Shultz
8:25 Awards Program
8:50 Keynote Address by Stephen Leeds
9:30-11 Planetarium Lobby Open for Professional Souvenir Photos
9-10:30 VIP Reception in Aquarium
11:30 Academy Closes

U.S. Green Building Council -
North California Chapter

560 Mission St. Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 659-9404