Jeremy is an ELP Senior Fellow with the 2014 National Class, and is enthusiastic about applying many of the fantastic insights learned through both the program and the peer network. Jeremy travels a lot, and looks forward to connecting and collaborating with other Senior Fellows! As director for technical policy at the U.S. Green Building Council, Jeremy oversees government relations, advocacy and policy efforts at the state and local levels all across the U.S. In that role, Jeremy has been extensively engaged in analyzing and understanding the application of LEED and greener building standards in public policy and law. A major focus of his work during his tenure with USGBC has been elevating USGBC’s focus and profile on greening the building codes. Jeremy is also on the Board of Directors for the Emerald Cities Collaborative. Prior to joining USGBC, Jeremy was a project manager for altPOWER, Inc., a renewable energy contracting firm based in New York City and London, where he interfaced with developers, contractors, building officials and inspectors, building owners, and oversaw the installation of over 1.5 MW of photovoltaic projects. He also taught English in French Guiana, and French at his alma mater in St. Louis. Jeremy earned his bachelor of arts in political science and French from Washington University in St. Louis.