Federal Environmental Executive, Executive Office of the President

April 26th and April 28th, 2009

Michelle Moore
Federal Environmental Executive, Executive Office of the President
Office of the Federal Environmental Executive

About the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive
The Office of the Federal Environmental Executive is responsible for promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout Federal government operations. Created by Executive Order in 1993, the Office is housed at the President's Council on Environmental Quality, is administered by EPA, and stewards the interagency Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability.

Working in collaboration with the Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive supports agency sustainability efforts with expertise, detailed guidance, case studies, and tools. Its specific focus is the successful implementation of Executive Orders on Federal environmental performance, including achieving Federal goals for greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy efficiency, and water conservation; and documenting the economic benefits of environmental performance.

About the Federal Environmental Executive Michelle Moore is the Obama Administration's Federal Environmental Executive, and is responsible for promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout the federal government's operations. Housed within the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive was created by Executive Order in 1993. The Office stewards the implementation of President Obama's Executive Order on Federal Sustainability (EO 13514) and the GreenGov initiative, working collaboratively with the Office of Management and Budget and each of the agencies through the Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability.

Prior to joining CEQ, Michelle was Senior Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs at the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization that developed and oversees the LEED certification system. During her tenure there, she created partnerships and programs that helped to grow green building to a mainstream movement with more than 6 billion square feet of registered and certified green buildings in over 90 countries. Her prior experience includes serving as Director of eBusiness for Interface Inc., and launching a tech start-up in the design industry. Michelle holds a Master's of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a BA from Emory University.