As the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Green Government Council, Maureen Guttman, AIA, is a strong voice for environmentally sustainable practices in planning and policymaking in Pennsylvania government. The GGGC works in partnership with Commonwealth agencies to further sustainable practices in state government and to encourage consumers to undertake energy efficient project. Projects include energy and resource conservation, environmentally preferred purchasing, consumer funding programs and green building practices. Guttman is an active leader in the architecture profession, recently serving as the Pennsylvania representative to the American Institute of Architects Board of Directors. She is a recognized expert on building codes and green building policy, and has been instrumental in the development and passage of several pieces of related legislation in Pennsylvania.