Staff, Technical Advisors & Board
Staff, Technical Advisors & Board

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

Board of Directors


Chris Sterling, VA Community Development Corporation

Vice President

Paul Ferguson, Arlington Clerk of the Circuit Court


Mark Waring, Bain-Waring Builders


Bryan Mangas, Capital One

Board Members

Rodes Boyd, Siemens
Cindy Davis, VA Department of Housing & Community Development
Daniel Farrell, VA Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy
Sylvia Hallock, Habitat for Humanity Virginia
Joan Kelsch, Arlington County
Henry Miller, RBC Wealth Management
Jenny Palmer, Virginia Association of Realtors
Robert Reed, Southface
Elizabeth Seward, Virginia Housing Development Authority
Karen Wilds, Newport News Redevelopment & Housing Authority