DVGBC Branches

Delaware Valley Green Building Council is headquartered in Center City Philadelphia and has two active branches in Lehigh Valley and Delaware State. These branches have dynamic committees that address regional issues and offer local educational events. DVGBC needs your help to promote green practices throughout the region. Being a part of your local DVGBC branch is a great way to meet and learn from green building leaders, and develop personal and professional skills. 

If you are interested in getting involved with the Lehigh Valley or Delaware branch, please email info@dvgbc.org.

Lehigh Valley Branch

Meet the Branch Steering Committee


Branch Chair
Christa Kraftician
Spillman Farmer Architects

Christa Duelberg-Kraftician AIA, LEED® AP is a Principal with Spillman Farmer Architects, a nationally recognized architectural firm based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She has designed a wide variety of architectural projects for universities, hospitals and healthcare providers, and corporations throughout the region, with a particular focus on technologically sophisticated laboratory and clean room environments. Helping to lead the firm’s growing green and sustainable design practice, Christa is a LEED Accredited Professional, a designation awarded by the United States Green Building Council. She is also an active member of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council. She serves on the board and as the secretary of the DVGBC and has acted as the chair of the Lehigh Valley Branch over the past three years. Since December of 2012 she took on the programs chair position for the LV Branch. She has direct experience in green and sustainable design, including the LEED Gold certified projects Plaza at PPL Center, LVIP Office Building, and Spillman Farmer Architects office fit out, as well as the Ben Franklin Technology Partners new TechVentures2 Building, designed to earn the U.S. EPA’s Energy Star and on target to achieve LEED Silver certification.

Christa has also served as the programs chair for the Lehigh Valley chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women ,CREW LV, in the past and was nominated as the president elect for 2012. She also serves on the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, LVEDC, Sustainability Committee.

Christa is a registered architect in Pennsylvania as well as her native Germany. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Drexel University and a Diplom Engineer in Architecture from the University of Paderborn, Germany. Christa joined Spillman Farmer Architects in 1990 and was named a Partner in 2010.


Membership Chair
Allison Moore
THA, Inc.


Green Schools Chair
Marie North


Emerging Professionals Co-Chair
Casey Noble
Liberty Property Trust


Secretary
Christine Mildner
Barry Isett & Associates

Additional Committee Members

Eric McAfee | LVPC
Jack DaSilva | The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Shelly Christman | The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Kevin Campbell | Barry Isett & Associates
Mike Eversole | Barry Isett & Associates
Rosemary Yardley | The Stonehouse Group
Scott Ziegenfus | Lutron Electronics
David Aquadro | Marvin Windows

 

Delaware Branch

Meet the Branch Steering Committee

Chair
Deirdre Smith
Duffield Associates

Outreach Co-Chair
Anne Kirby

Outreach Co-Chair
Terri Wasdyke
Brandywine Design

Advocacy Chair
Dan Schneckenburger
N. Barton and Associates

Green Schools Chair
Kim Ilardi
Whiting Turner