Founding chair and current board member, USGBC-Utah Chapter. Past chair and/or board member of most of the environmental and community-focused organizations in Utah. First recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award in Sustainability, Salt Lake Sustainable Building Conference, 2010. Sustainable Strategies/LEED Certifier, EDA Architects, Inc. (www.edaarch.com). Local Government technical committees in sustainable agriculture, environmental cleanup projects, arts facilities planning and creation of community strengthening sustainable core institutions and businesses.
Ivan Weber Weber Sustainability Consulting 953 1st Avenue Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
Sustainability consultant specializing in regenerative economic development of mining- and forestry-damaged communities through industrial ecology and related practices. Environmental planner, ecological engineer, green building certifier (LEED-AP), environmental historian/critic. Grew up in and around Superfund Site #1, Cherokee Co KS/Tar Creek OK. Currently splitting time between assisting medium-sized architecture firm toward sustainable built-environment practices, and community regenerative development projects. Special interests in renewable energy, energy efficiency, bioenergy, sustainable forestry, critiquing industry claims of 'sustainable mining,' etc. Core commitment to holistic community planning and revitalization vs. 'sprawl' growth in rapidly-growing regions such as Intermountain West. Education: BA U. Kansas Earth Sci/Anthro/History/Asian Studies + 4 yrs post grad studies (discontinuous) Architecture, Asian Culture/Art, Economic Development. Projects in China, many US States, Canada with Indigo Development (www.indigodev.com) and others. Publications on sustainable mining, redeveloping highly damaged and contaminated mining and forestry lands and communities.
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