Meredith Elbaum

Executive Director | Built Environment Plus

As a sustainability advocate and educator, Meredith joined USGBC MA, now known as Built Environment Plus, as Executive Director in November 2017. Before becoming ED, she was developing climate action plans, master plans, design guidelines and green buildings as President of the Elbaum Group, LLC. Fueled by an interest in materials transparency she launched the Health Product Declaration as its Interim Executive Director. For almost a decade Meredith was Director of Sustainable Design at Sasaki. During that time she helped in the USGBC MA Chapter’s creation and served as a founding board member. Meredith also co-created the Architecture and Design Sustainable Design Leaders Network. She earned a BArch from Rice University and a MSArch from MIT and currently teaches architecture students at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Meredith is looking forward to advancing net positive communities in Massachusetts and beyond.