Sustainable Development Committee - 2020


Outgoing Chair: Rachael Meyer, Weber Thompson
Co-Chair: Lanzi Li, Heartland
Incoming Chair: Michael Hedrick, McKinstry, and Angela Tomlinson, Catalyst Workplace Activation
Board Liaison: Tim Syverson, GeoEngineers


The NAIOPWA Sustainable Development Committee’s (SDC) vision is to expand members' drive and knowledge regarding sustainable practices by providing inspiration for continued advancement, highlighting the current state of sustainable development, and presenting successful case studies.    


  • Provide a committee experience that is engaging and meaningful for committee members in addition to providing value for the larger NAIOPWA membership.
  • Highlight and promote innovative design solutions in the Northwest.
  • Promote, plan and coordinate events that highlight sustainable development strategies.


  • Sponsor Sustainable Development Events. Contact [email protected] for information. 
  • Attend Sustainable Development Events. Sign up for our email list to be alerted when our next event is announced.  
  • The Sustainable Development Committee meets at lunchtime the third Monday of the month in Seattle. Contact a co-chair for information about joining; you must be a NAIOP Washington State member to serve on committees. 

LEARN MORE: The Sustainable Mindset Blog

The Sustainable Development committee is pleased to present a new blog series, the Sustainability Mindset Blog. The goal is to further the discussion of sustainability with the greater NAIOPWA community and help nurture a sustainability mindset. We aspire to inspire you to help the built environment stand the test of time.