GBA’s Membership Drive Ends With a Bang

Goal: Gain 100 new Green Building Alliance members during the Fall Membership Drive.
Status: Goal Achieved!

From October through December 2014, 117 new members joined GBA, and 184 members renewed their memberships, for a total of 301 members. We could not be more delighted with the results of this member drive, especially because our members are truly imperative to the success of our mission and they are the catalysts who are moving our communities forward. Here’s a look at the results of our campaign, including the winners of our prize drawings!

The Breakdown:

Here’s a look at how many new members we have in each membership category…

  • Champion: 1
  • Corporate PLUS: 2
  • Corporate: 7
  • Non-profit/ Gov’t: 1
  • Individual: 16
  • USGBC Members: 1
  • Emerging Professionals: 13
  • Students: 11

Prize Details and Winners:

As usual, we offered very compelling prize drawings to anyone who joined or renewed their memberships during the drive. Here are the lucky winners…

Prize #1: ENERGY STAR Home Energy Audit by Conservation Consultants Inc.

Details: The winner of this prize receives a home energy audit from the expert team at CCI, including a 3-hour house inspection, utility bill analysis, blower door testing, and a recommendation report. The winner must live within 50 miles of GBA’s Pittsburgh office and agree to write a blog post about the experience for CCI and Green Building Alliance.

And the winner is… Linda Mihalic!

Following her home energy audit, Linda will write a blog about her experience for GBA and CCI.

Prize #2: Two tickets to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall

Details: This $170 gift card doesn’t expire and can be used at any time. It’s perfect for a night on the town!

And the winner is… Verity Harn!

Grand Prize: One ticket to Greenbuild 2015

Details: The winner of this prize gets a free admission to Greenbuild 2015, hosted this November in Washington, D.C. While registration is covered, the winner must cover his/her own travel and lodging. 

And the winner is… Keith Scheidmantle!

Following his experience at Greenbuild 2015, Keith will write a blog about his experience for GBA.

Congratulations to our winners, and we would like to thank everyone who joined or renewed their membership in 2014. GBA is the real winner because we have such a wonderful and engaged membership base! Below is a shout-out to our NEW members from our Membership Drive. Thank you all for your support!


  • Michael Baker International

Corporate Plus:

  • Alcoa
  • Associated Builders & Contractors of Western PA


  • Bridges & Company, Inc.
  • Dawood Engineering
  • Karndean Design Flooring
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Uptime IT Systems, Inc.
  • Stephany Associates, Inc.

Non-Profit / Government:

  • Township of Moon


  • Sharon Corolla
  • Jeffrey Davis
  • Geno Gallo
  • Deborah Knox
  • Reed McManigle
  • Heather Yahn
  • Michael Stuever
  • Bradley White
  • Catherine Montague
  • Joe Tranchini
  • Adam West
  • Matthew Taylor
  • Barbara Clarke
  • Sharon Slean
  • Jeremy Snyder
  • Frederick Watts

USGBC Member Discount:

  • Dana Macek

Emerging Professionals:

  • Scott Craven
  • Richa Juthani
  • Casey Knapp
  • Timothy Pratt
  • Deven Snyder
  • Riccardy Volcy
  • Verica Zelenkov
  • Lynn Abdouni
  • Michael Luczka
  • Kathryn Ringo
  • Jaclyn Faulds
  • Colin Swaysland
  • Rebecca Zeyzus


  • Sami Al-Ghamdi
  • Charles Burger
  • Denise Duryea
  • Isabel Marques
  • Nafisa Nalwala
  • Elissa Reitz
  • Vaclav Hasik
  • Kala Hennessey
  • Olivia Irvin
  • Mengting Wang
  • Sheani Smith

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