Committed to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on Earth as the guiding principle of our time.

Linda embraces a lifestyle which includes healthful living, wholesome food, world travel and environmental awareness. Her natural sense of beauty, balance and harmony inspired her to study Critical Thinking, Feng Shui, Interior Design, and Architecture.

"To achieve sustainable living solutions, my goal is to implement improvements and strategies, increase operating efficiencies, reduce energy and water consumption and costs, and reduce waste generation and costs."


She earned a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accreditation from the U.S. Green Building Council, and ACGBP (Advanced Certified Green Building Professional) certification from Build It Green, an AA degree from the Community College of Rhode Island, and studied Architecture and Interior Design at Canada College, and College of Marin, and Green Building Science at San Francisco Institute of Architecture.

She is a graduate of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute, the Landmark Education Curriculum for Living Program, the Environmental Forum of Marin’s Master Class, and BTB School of Feng Shui.

Linda is a member of the (MBA) Marin Builders Association’s Green Committee, (BIG) BuildItGreen, (ADPSR) Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility, (USGBC) U.S. Green Building Council’s Northern California Chapter, and a facilitator of the Pachamama Alliance’s Awakening The Dreamer Initiative.

Work Experience

Linda has worked in the building industry for over twelve years, specializing in sales, remodeling, interior design, space planning, and consulting for companies that include Berkeley Design Center, Sunworks Design/Build, Studio Mehler, Miconi Marble & Tile, Earth Source Forest Products and Green Fusion Design Center. She has facilitated “green” home and business makeovers, and acted as liaison between manufacturers, trades people, the design community, and clients.

Recently, her client Clough Construction, was awarded “Best Deck and Fencing Company 2010-2011” by the readers of Pacific Sun, Marin County’s No. 1 weekly newspaper for lifestyles and entertainment.

Speaking Engagements

She has been a featured speaker as a Green Design and Materials Expert, and on panel discussions for organizations such as:

(ASID) American Society of Interior Designers
(IIDA) International Interior Design Association
(NARI) National Association of the Remodeling Industry
(NKBA) National Kitchen and Bath Association)
General Service Administration
San Francisco Design Center
San Rafael Chamber of Commerce
Green Building Professionals Guild
Student Career Forums
Radio Talk Shows
San Francisco State University
Canada College

Early on in her career she was a clothing designer for Verite, a company located in Los Angeles and Miami. She was a featured artist on a Jane Fonda Fashion TV Special, as well as several other shows.

About LEED

U.S. Green Building CouncilLEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System™ - is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings’ performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality. LEED provides a roadmap for measuring and documenting success for every building type and phase of a building lifecycle.

LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and familiarity with LEED requirements, resources, and processes, and demonstrate a superior level of green design and expertise. This credential is given by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the foremost authority on Green Building.

About CGBP

CGBP - Certified Green Building Professional.
is Build It Green's training and certification program qualifying professionals to design and construct new home or renovation projects.

Build It Green is a professional non-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy and resource-efficient buildings in California.

Supported by a solid foundation of outreach and education, Build It Green connects consumers and building professionals with the tools and technical expertise they need to build quality green buildings. Build It Green fosters collaboration with key stakeholder groups to accelerate the adoption of green building practices, policies, and programs through its network of councils.

Linda is a member of
U.S. Green Building Council

USGBC (United States Green Building Council)
(National Kitchen and Bath Association),  ADPSR (Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility) and The Pachamama Alliance, for which she is a facilitator for the Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposiums.


Linda with Va Jones Linda with Van Jones 2007
(Author of The Green Collar Economy)

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