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Timonie Hood, LEED AP, TRUE Advisor

Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator, U.S. EPA

Timonie is a Zero Waste and Green Building Coordinator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest office in San Francisco covering California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, the Pacific Islands and 148 tribes. She served as a past Co-Chair of EPA’s Green Building Workgroup; Co-Created the EPA/AIA/Building Materials Reuse Association Lifecycle Building Challenge – an online competition on designing buildings for adaptation, disassembly, and reuse; and was the first federal LEED Accredited Professional.

Recently, she has been working with the government Guam on the development and implementation of a Zero Waste Plan and with government and industry experts to co-convene the Bay Area Deconstruction Workgroup. She has been recognized as the Recycler of the Year by the California Resource Recovery Association and received the 2018 Bay Area Federal Employee of the Year Chair’s Award. Timonie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University and a law degree from Arizona State University.

Session: Sustainability - Beyond Zero Waste Panel