Terrapin Joins Fitwel Advisory Council


Terrapin Joins Fitwel Advisory Council

Terrapin is excited to announce that we are part of the inaugural Fitwel Advisory Council. We’re thrilled to be one of the many great organizations promoting the advancement of Fitwel’s impact.

The Center for Active Design (CfAD), an international not-for-profit organization and operator of the Fitwel Certification System, announced the creation of the inaugural Fitwel Leadership Advisory Board (LAB) and Fitwel Advisory Councils. The Fitwel LAB and Councils brings together pioneering companies across the finance, healthcare, real estate, design, and sustainability sectors to advise CfAD on maintaining Fitwel’s vision and strength of product by providing strategic direction for its continued impact and growth. CfAD will continue to expand on the members of the LAB and Councils to reflect Fitwel’s expansion in the coming years. Fitwel is the world’s leading healthy building certification system, jointly developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the U.S. General Services Administration.

Terrapin will serve alongside the following companies as members of the Fitwel Advisory Councils:
• Arup
• Blue Sea Development Company
• Brightworks Sustainability
• CodeGreen Solutions
• Cushman & Wakefield
• EYP Inc.
• Gensler
• Homeowner’s Rehab, Inc.
• Hord Coplan Macht
• Integral Group
• LaSalle Investment Management
• Lorax Partnerships, LLC.
• Mercy Housing
• QuadReal
• Stantec
• Terrapin Bright Green LLC
• Urban Ventures
• Vitus

Premier researcher Andrew L. Dannenberg, MD, MPH, Affiliate Professor, University of
Washington School of Public Health will also serve as a member of a Fitwel Advisory Council.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. General Services
Administration will continue to provide input into Fitwel’s scientific rigor through the Federal
Scientific and Operations Liaison Team.

For more information: https://fitwel.org/about

Rebecca is the Director of Operations at Terrapin and has a background in natural resource policy and management. She is interested in how policy helps shape our relationship to nature, and how we can work with and learn from natural systems to address human needs.