The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) announced the appointment of Bud DeFlaviis as the council’s executive director.
DeFlaviis was formerly director of government affairs for the U.S. Fuel Cell Council, a trade association. He also previously worked as a press secretary for a member of the U.S. Congress.
DeFlaviis said he will focus on working with the SBIC membership to support the organization's mission to promote high-performing commercial and residential buildings. Other priorities are strategic fundraising, membership expansion and support, policy advocacy, and a variety of special projects.
SBIC is an independent, nonprofit organization with a mission of promoting higher-performance buildings through education, outreach, advocacy, and the mutual exchange of ideas. More information: www.SBICouncil.org.