2015 Gala Honorees

On November 10, 2015, we honored Christopher Erikson and Rick Fedrizzi at our Annual Urban Green Gala.

CHRISTOPHER ERIKSON

Business Manager, IBEW Local 3 Electricians

A member since 1975, Chris has served as Local 3’s Business Manager for nearly 10 years. He has facilitated improvements in benefits for tens of thousands of Local 3 members, as well as investments in training opportunities, such as Urban Green’s GPRO program. Chris is also involved in leading the NYC Building and Construction Trades Council, NYC Central Labor Council, Madison Square Garden Labor Committee, Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Memorial Association, and NY State Allied Printing Trades Council.

RICK FEDRIZZI

CEO and Founding Chair, US Green Building Council

As a co-founder of the U.S. Green Building Council 22 years ago, Rick's vision for the LEED building certification program turned green building into a worldwide movement, impacting countless projects and builders around the globe. He is also involved in the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health, Delos, Watsco, and the World Green Building Council.