Ellen is responsible for Urban Green Council’s public programs about a wide range of leading-edge topics that move the building energy industry forward. Ellen is also responsible for Urban Green’s signature educational programs including GPRO, a national green building certificate program for contractors, trades, building managers and operators and Crushing the Energy Code, for architects and engineers. Under Ellen’s direction, Urban Green has trained over 26,000 workers from all sectors of the industry. Ellen has 30 years of experience as an architect and was a committee chair of the NYC Green Codes Task Force. Ellen is also a co-founder of Solarize Brooklyn, the first Solarize program in New York City.