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Karen Weigert Joins USGBC Board

Karen Weigert, Slipstream’s vice president of business strategy and regional operations, joins the 2019 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) board of directors. Karen fills one of four director seats open this year. The new board members were selected for their expertise in business and market development, organizational strategy and innovation, nonprofit governance, sustainability, and the built environment.

Karen is a leader in clean energy advocacy. Her experience includes serving as Chief Sustainability Officer for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. During her tenure, she developed the 2015 Sustainable Chicago Action Agenda, which outlined ambitious sustainability goals for the city, as well as a roadmap to help residents and businesses contribute.

Karen’s passion and expertise will directly connect with the USGBC and its vision that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation.