Liz York

Vice Chair
Senior Advisor Buildings and Facilities Strategy and Innovation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Liz serves as the Senior Advisor for Buildings and Facilities and previously served as CDC’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. She brings innovation to facility policy and operations while implementing healthy, resilient, equitable work environments for CDC staff. Liz was instrumental in the development of FITWEL and authored the AIA Best Practice on Lactation Rooms. She has strengthened policy and understanding around the health impacts of the physical environment, gender issues in design, access to healthy food and design effects on health equity. Liz is a registered architect with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Architecture, from Georgia Tech.