Board of Directors

The Southface Board of Directors represents a diverse group of leaders in the fields of sustainability, equitable community development, environmental science, health, high performance building and sustainable design.

The Southface board is responsible for approving the strategic direction of the organization, holding institutional knowledge and managing the executive director and leadership transitions. The Southface Board of Directors for 2016:

Barry Goldman
BARRY R. GOLDMAN, CHAIR
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc.
John Lanier
JOHN LANIER, VICE CHAIR
Executive Director
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
Chris Boyle
CHRIS BOYLE, SECRETARY AND TREASURER
Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
Cox Automotive, Inc.
LINDA BOLAN<br><em>Vice President, National Property Management
</em><br>Columbia Property Trust
LINDA BOLAN
Vice President, National Property Management
Columbia Property Trust
Denis Blackburne
DENIS BLACKBURNE
Senior Vice President
The Woda Group, Inc.
David Ellis
DAVID ELLIS
Executive Vice President
Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association
Leon Eplan
LEON S. EPLAN
President
Urban Mobility Consult, Ltd.
JEFF GEORGE, LEED AP
<br>
<i>Vice President, Southeast </i>
<br>
Gilbane Building Company
JEFF GEORGE, LEED AP
Vice President, Southeast
Gilbane Building Company
JOANN HEROLD
<br>
<i>Consultant and Owner</i>
<br>
The Marketing Department
JOANN HEROLD
Consultant and Owner
The Marketing Department
LINDA KLEIN<br><em>Managing Shareholder</em><br>Baker Donelson
LINDA KLEIN
Managing Shareholder
Baker Donelson
Principal
M. von Nkosi
Principal
Liquid Studios
Tyrine Rachal
TYRONE RACHAL
Principal
Red Rock Global, LLC President, Red Rock Global Capital Partners
Walter Reeves
WALTER F. REEVES
Gardening Expert
Columnist, Radio & Television Host
Makara Rumley
MAKRA RUMLEY
Senior Advisor
US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4
PAM SESSIONS<br><em>President</em><br>Hedgewood Properties, Inc.
PAM SESSIONS
President
Hedgewood Properties, Inc.
Charles Whatley
CHARLES R. WHATLEY JR.
Managing Director
UrbanIS

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