Program and Operations Director
Global Green USA
Linda Stone is Program and Operations Director for Global Green USA’s New Orleans office. She also manages policy initiatives for the office, working with state and local governments, other nonprofits and businesses to promote green building and progressive energy policy. Linda is founder of The Green Project, New Orleans’ premier building materials exchange; served as Director of Mayor Morial’s Office of Environmental Affairs; and was the inaugural director of San Antonio’s Metropolitan Partnership for Energy where she initiated Build San Antonio Green, that city’s first green building program. She returned to New Orleans in January 2008 to join Global Green in its effort to sustainably rebuild New Orleans (post-Katrina). Linda has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New Orleans. Linda and her husband recently completed a green historic renovation of an 1850s building where they live and will soon open a Mexican Cafe and Latin Cultural Center.