Greening Schools Across Arkansas
Speaker: Linda Smith, U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council – Arkansas Chapter is a nonprofit organization whose 300 members work to promote green buildings for everyone in the state. Come learn about new and renovated school buildings in every corner of Arkansas that save energy and water, and have demonstrated healthier indoor air quality. Find out what 90 student-led teams are doing with the Arkansas Green Schools Challenge to green their own campuses.
Linda K. Smith became Executive Director of the U.S. Green Building Council – Arkansas Chapter in 2009. She is an active community volunteer for large nonprofit construction projects and served as the owner’s representative for the renovation of the historic Junior League Building and as the Building Committee chair for the renovation of Second Presbyterian Church. In 2010, she was named the Jane Mendel Volunteer of the Year for the Little Rock School District. She currently serves on the Little Rock Sustainability Commission, as the Sustainer Advisor to the Junior League of Little Rock Nonprofit Center, on the Stewpot Board of Directors, on the Delta Gamma Alumnae Board, and on the Ferncliff Camp Construction Advisory Committee. Her passion is public school and math curriculum improvement.