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Liz York

Chief Sustainability Officer
Centre of Disease Control and Prevention

Liz York is the Chief Sustainability Officer for the Centre of Disease Control and Prevention

Liz York, FAIA, LEED-AP serves as Chief Sustainability Officer and Associate Director for Quality and Sustainability for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Liz, appointed as the first CSO for CDC in 2008, establishes sustainability in CDC policy and operations, implements healthy and sustainable work environments, and facilitates staff involvement in sustainability efforts. She is a registered architect, and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Architecture, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Liz has received two White House awards for Sustainability, been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Sustainability Who’s Who, and has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects as a Fellow for her work to impact health and well-being by empowering architects to build better environments