Written by Michelle McEuen Category CHAPTER NEWS

The USGBC North Texas Emerging Professionals bolsters the careers of young professionals from a range of disciplines through networking opportunities and hands-on leadership experience. The program equips participants with the tools they need to succeed as leaders of their Chapters, organizations, communities, and the sustainability movement. It offers a fresh, innovative perspective to USGBC Chapters and secures the future of green building by maintaining a pipeline of passionate, competent leaders.

But, really, why should you join the North Texas Emerging Professionals Committee?

Grow Within the Chapter, the USGBC network, and the green building industry

  • Work alongside Chapter staff, the Board of Directors, and key volunteers
  • First access to Chapter, Regional, and National opportunities

Broaden Your Network

  • Represent the North Texas Emerging Professionals at the Greenbuild Conference & Expo (travel required)
  • Represent North Texas alongside Emerging Professionals from Austin, Houston, El Paso, Oklahoma, and Louisiana at the annual South Central Regional meeting (travel required)
  • Invitation to the USGBC National Community Network

Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

  • Receive volunteer and leadership training
  • Create and execute programming for your peers

Enhance Your Credentials

  • Complimentary passes to SxSW Eco for educational training (travel required)
  • First access and discounts to LEED v4 training sessions

Boost Your Visibility

  • Volunteer profile (headshot & biography) on Chapter website
  • Volunteer badge
  • PDF Certificate of Appreciation
  • Letter of Recommendation from the Board of Directors
  • LinkedIn Recommendation from the Executive Director or Chairman
  • Recognition at Holiday Party


  • Free admission to EP events
  • Special pricing at Chapter events
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