Board of Directors


Luis D'Carpio
Roll Global

Loren Aiton

Luis D’Carpio is a senior level design & construction professional with experience representing owners and/or self-perform contractors with the planning, design, and/or construction of $300MM+ in cost effective, hygienic, safe, and sustainable projects. Background includes 20 years of experience working on commercial, industrial, and heavy/civil projects and hold various professional certifications (i.e. design-build and leadership in energy & environmental design).

Loren Aiton, Architect with Teter, has been active in the construction industry for nearly 30 years. His work includes the design and construction of new and remodeled facilities in both the Public Sector and Private Sector. Loren has been focused on sustainable building since 2003 and is a LEED AP BD&C since 2004. Loren has completed over a dozen LEED Certifications as Project LEED AP. He is currently Director of Sustainability at Teter Architects and Engineers in Fresno, California. Loren has served on the LEED Regionalization Task Force for both LEED 2009 and LEED v4 and is a USGBC Faculty.

Mayuko Russell
DSJ Architects

Dax Brott
BMI Mechanical

Mayuko Russell, LEED AP BD+C, Project Manager at DSJ Architects, has experience designing schools and institutional buildings in the Central Valley. She is interested in sustainable community development as well as green building, and also serves on the board of Eco Village Project of Fresno, a non-profit green transitional housing project. Previously, she has taught architecture studio to undergraduate students at Kyoto Seika University, Japan. She received her B.A. from University of Nottingham, UK and M. Arch. from Southern California Institute of Architecture.

Dax Brott, CPA has a wide range of professional experience with six years as a public accountant, three years in outside sales and most recently leading a mechanical service organization as its COO. For the past six years, Dax has worked with building owners and managers to develop cash positive solutions to maintain and operate their HVAC systems for commercial and industrial buildings.

Annalisa Perea
Quad Knopp

Dr. Yupeng Luo
CSU Fresno

Annalisa Perea is a LEED Accredited Professional with a specialty in Neighborhood Development. Ms. Perea brings expertise in community design and planning, where she maintains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to design that makes her versatile and diverse in her skills. Ms. Perea has worked in both the private and public sectors, and over the years, has been involved in her community at several levels. In addition to serving on the board, Ms. Perea also serves on the Tower District Design Review Committee, Historic Fresno High Neighborhood Streetscape Committee, Board of Directors for a local film festival, and is a recent graduate of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Fresno program, where she led the efforts of designing a 7,000 sq/ft water-wise demonstration garden in Woodward Park. 

Dr. Yupeng (Vivien) Luo is an Assistant Professor in the Construction Management Program at California State University, Fresno. She holds an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include sustainable building solutions, building performance measurement, decision-making & optimization, service-learning and community engagement. Dr. Luo is a LEED AP BD+C.

Brad Greenbury
Precision Engineering

Terra Mortensen
Galloway US

Brad Greenbury is a Landscape Architect with Precision Civil Engineering. He has 30 years of experience in the Sacramento and Fresno area. His projects have covered a wide range of types from residential to commercial and public parks. He is knowledgeable in all areas of landscaping and irrigation design focusing on climate appropriate plants and water-wise irrigation.

Terra Mortensen, PE, Site Development Coordinator at Galloway Planning, Architecture, Engineering.Terra provides more than 10 years of project management, civil engineering, surveying, and environmental compliance experience in the California market. Her diverse experience includes projects for commercial, multifamily, single family, senior living, mass transit, hotel, religious institution, and infrastructure development. Terra serves as a key liaison between developers, architects, municipalities and contractors, effectively advocating clients’ needs and goals. As an environmental compliance specialist, Terra is also knowledgeable of regulations involving the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Terra received her BS in civil engineering from California State University, Fresno. She is a licensed professional engineer in California, a California land surveyor in training, a qualified SWPPP developer, certified in SJVAPCD dust control, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Dr. Wei Wu
CSU Fresno

Ellen Mayer
Teter AE

Dr. Wei Wu, PH.D., LEED AP, A.M.ASCE, Assistant Professor Construction Management at Fresno State. BS Civil Engineering, Hunan University, China, MA Environmental Science at University of Oxford, UK. Conferred the Doctor of Philosophy in Design, Construction and Planning in 2010. His dissertation proposed a unique framework of integrating building information modeling (BIM) in green building certification (e.g. LEED) automation. Dr. Wu has been actively engaged in scholarly publication, funded research, innovative teaching and professional services. He has been publishing in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings that are top in his research area, on topics including BIM, green building design and construction, cloud computing and information modeling, BIM education and college curriculum. He was the PI and Co-PI for several internal and external grants.

Ellen Meyer is Private Sector Team Leader & Project Manager with TETER Architects & Engineers, which serves Commercial, Healthcare, Industrial, Energy, & Military market sectors. Ellen has held previous positions at Chevron, Google, UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, & Oracle, and is also a small business owner. With a wide range of experience in Project & Property Management, Ellen’s focus is upon long-term strategic initiatives that support intentional & enduring organizational development. Her interest in sustainability ranges from its applications in the built environment to its implications for everyday living. Ellen received her BA from the School of Arts & Architecture at UCLA and is a member of the Project Management Institute. She has served on the Steering Committee for Kern Green, was a founding member of the Bakersfield Young Professionals Urbanist Crew dedicated to revitalization of Downtown Bakersfield, and has served as an advocate for Bike Bakersfield, which encourages bicycling as a means for every day transportation. Ellen is a LEED Green Associate.

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