July 19th, 2019 Web Ex Conference Call: For more information look for the agenda on the documents page


The Sustainability Membership Council is open to all ICC Members. You'll have an opportunity to discuss issues that you face as a community, and how ICC might best serve you.

If you're looking to get more involved in green and energy code enforcement and influence the direction of ICC, enroll in the Sustainability Membership Council today. Simply fill out the enrollment form, and ICC will be in touch with more details. The Governing Committee serves to actively engage Members in discussions about priorities and opportunities for the direction of the Council.

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2019 Leadership in Sustainability Award

The ICC National Leadership in Sustainability Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the growth and enhancement of codes or public policy advancing the principles of the International Code Council Sustainability Membership Council (SMC), in the field of energy efficiency and/or sustainability in the built environment.

The award will be conferred on an individual or organization that demonstrates an exceptional record of contribution, either in one-time or cumulative efforts, made during their career or in the course of past operations.

For a copy of the 2019 application, please click here. If you have any questions email

2018 Winner of the Leadership in Sustainability Award was Ron Flax, Chief Building Official, Boulder County, CO

2018 Runner-up David Epley, Green Building Manager,  Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, Washington D.C.

Click to view Past Award Winners

2019 Meetings

  • March 15, 2019 (Conference Call)
  • April 27, 2019 (In-Person Workshop - NM)
  • April 28, 2019 (In Person-NM)
  • June 14, 2019 (Conference Call)
  • July 19, 2019 (Conference Call)
  • September 6, 2019 (Conference Call)
  • October 23, 2019 (In Person-Las Vegas, NV)
  • December 6, 2019 (Conference Call)

For more information on upcoming meetings of the SMC, see the meeting notices on the documents page as they are posted.

Governing Committee of the ICC Sustainability Membership Council

Greg JohnsonChair, Johnson & Assoc Consulting, St. Paul, MN
Ayla Jefferson, Vice Chair, Transtech Engineers/City of Alhambra, CA
Alison Lindburg, Secretary, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Chicago, IL

David Epley, Dept. of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, DC
Aaron Gary, Tempo Partners, TX
Joshua Harmon
Matthew Hunter, American Wood Council, Emmaus, PA
Stephen Kanipe, City of Aspen, CO
Jim Kendzel, American Supply Association, IL
Eric Lacey, Responsible Energy Codes Alliances, DC
Hope Medina, Colorado Code Consulting, LLC, Denver, CO
Dennis Tarango, Transtech Engineers/City of Temple City, CA

Staff Liaison
Dave Walls, Executive Director of Sustainability Programs, International Code Council, CA

Board Liaison
Shirley Ellis, ICC Board of Directors

Questions on the Council? Contact Karla Higgs.