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- Iris Amdur Principal of GreenShape, LLC
- Joan Kelsch Environmental Planner, Arlington County; Chair of Intergovernmental Green Building Group (IGBG), Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
- Sean Cahill Vice President of Development, Louis Dreyfus Property Group
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