As Project Manager with U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Steph Leonard leads community engagement initiatives in Minnesota, including management of MN Green Schools Coalition programming and partnerships. She is also responsible for helping to support USGBC communities in North Dakota and Nebraska. Steph works closely with colleagues, volunteers, and community partners to create, pilot, execute, and promote projects and programs nationwide.
She has over 15 years of experience in non-profit management, event planning, volunteer engagement, and development. Steph's position keeps her connected to her love for nature and connecting people with the reasons for and ways to living healthier, more sustainable lives. In her free time you can find her exploring the great outdoors with her husband (an environmental educator), two children, and 2 dogs - running, hiking, paddling, snowshoeing - just getting out.