Timonie Hood, LEED AP

Timonie is a Zero Waste and Green Building Coordinator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Office in San Francisco, covering California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, the Pacific Islands, and 148 tribes.

She works with national teams on major new federal funding programs advancing Zero Waste and works closely with partners with Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa on Zero Waste initiatives. She previously co-led the Bay Area Deconstruction Workgroup, co-chaired EPA’s Green Building Workgroup, and co-created the EPA/American Institute of Architects/Building Materials Reuse Association Lifecycle Building Challenge – an online competition on designing buildings for adaptation, disassembly and reuse.

She has been recognized as the Recycler of the Year by the California Resource Recovery Association, received the Bay Area Federal Employee of the Year Chair’s Award, became the first federal LEED Accredited Professional, and was a TRUE Advisor. Timonie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University and a law degree from Arizona State University.

Zero Waste & Green Building Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 9