Staff, Technical Advisors & Board of Directors

Since its beginning in 2006, Viridiant, formerly known as EarthCraft Virginia, has attracted a dedicated group of individuals well versed in building science and sustainability.  Through the successful implementation of the EarthCraft House programs, the Viridiant staff is well skilled in providing education and technical support to builders, developers and municipalities. These committed professionals work on and off the clock to ensure our communities are sustainable for all who use them.

Meet our Staff, Technical Advisors and Board of Directors.


Technical Advisors

Technical Advisors not pictured

  • Anthony Cox
  • Les Lester
  • James Makenzie
  • Pete McGuire

Board of Directors


Chris Sterling, VA Community Development Corporation

Vice President

Mark Waring, Bain-Waring Builders


Sylvia Hallock, Habitat for Humanity Virginia



Board Members

Cindy Davis, VA Department of Housing & Community Development
Paul Ferguson, Arlington Clerk of the Circuit Court
Joshua Galloway, New Ecology
Basil Gooden, US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
Mike Hawkins, Virginia Housing Development Authority
Henry Miller, RBC Wealth Management
Robert Reed, Southface
Ora Rollins, US Dept of Agriculture Rural Development
Joe Sarver, Delta Automation
Karen Wilds, Newport News Redevelopment & Housing Authority