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Building Green: Buildings and Lives

Session Type: Management
Track Number: M-10; M-15
Location: WSCTC
Room: 601
Speaker: Presenter: Marc Nichols, COO and General Counsel of Green Advantage, Inc

Date: Monday, September 14, 2009
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Date: Monday, September 14, 2009
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM


Don’t miss this important discussion about how the green building revolution can help restore America's financial stability, and how it will reinvigorate the construction market by putting people back to work (including and especially minority communities). Our presenter will highlight the benefits of Green Advantage training and certification for the contractor

Speaker Bio:

Presenter: Marc Nichols

Marc A. Nichols, Esq., has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Green Advantage. His responsibilities will include oversight of the organization’s overall operations, including their green building practitioner certification programs, their relationships with seat-based and online training partners, as well as overseeing all community-building, marketing and communications functions. Nichols is also responsible for all legal relationships and develops all required policies and partnerships.

Nichols is a member of the Washington, D.C., Colorado, and U.S. Supreme Court Bar.

He holds a J.D. from the Washington and Lee University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Wabash College. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Sustainable Business Network of Washington and serves on the business council of the Human Rights Campaign.

A U.S. citizen, Nichols has lived and/or worked in the U.K., Belgium, and Germany, which will prove to be invaluable as Green Advantage formalizes its relationships with governments and sustainability organizations internationally.

Please note that every state handles licensure and continuing education credits differently. To avoid confusion, NECA strongly recommends you check with your state authority whether they will grant these CEUs for management education programs held at NECA 2009 Seattle.

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