US GSA Commits to Pursue SITES certification

Great news!  GSA National Director of Landscape Architecture Christian Gabriel, ASLA, has confirmed the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) commitment to pursue SITES® certification for all capital projects beginning in FY 2017.  Both EVP Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, and Federal Government Affairs Director Roxanne Blackwell, Hon. ASLA, participated in a conference call last Thursday with Gabriel and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Busincess Certification Inc. (GBCI) staff to hear the news.  ASLA and USGBC/GBCI will coordinate communications/announcements to share this significant SITES milestone with members and stakeholders.