(SAVANNAH) – Rhoda Brown of Melaver, Inc. has been chosen for the 2008 Class of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership.
Other members chosen in Savannah include Sean Brandon of the City of Savannah, Scott Boylston (SCAD) and Paul Wolff, City of Tybee Island Councilman.
The Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL) is a leadership program dedicated to building and sustaining a diverse network of environmentally educated leaders who will help resolve Georgia’s environmental challenges.
The IGEL staff, facilitators, and board of directors are leaders in government, non-profit organizations, and industry and are uniquely equipped to develop and challenge the future environmental leaders of Georgia. The program is facilitated by faculty at the Fanning Institute at the University of Georgia.
Brown, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP), has been a Melaver staff member since 2006. As Property Manager, she is responsible for tenant relations, managing vendors, and managing budgets for each property. She is certified as a Real Property Administrator (RPA) through the Building Owners & Mangers Association (BOMA). She has a B.A. from the University of Connecticut. Brown has extensive accomplishments in property, facility management, and tenant services, having spent years working for companies with Class A Offices in Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Melaver, Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned business based in Savannah, Georgia. The sustainable real estate developer currently has eight LEED certified projects in their portfolio and developed one of the first LEED certified buildings in the U.S. which is also on the National Register of Historic Places. Melaver Inc. also developed the first all-retail LEED shopping center in the country, Abercorn Common, including the first LEED McDonald’s worldwide.
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For info on IGEL, see http://www.igeleaders.org