Bonita Tice Gray Earns 2022 LEED Fellow Designation

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Austin, TX – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Bonita Tice Gray, AIA LEED AP BD+C, Director of Sustainability and Quality at Method Architecture to the 2022 class of LEED Fellows. The LEED Fellow Program is the green building industry’s most prestigious professional designation. The LEED Fellow designation recognizes exceptional contributions to green building and significant professional achievement within the rapidly growing community of LEED Professionals.

Bonny is among 20 of the world’s most distinguished green building professionals to be selected this year as a LEED Fellow. LEED Fellows are nominated by their peers and must demonstrate at least 10 years’ worth of exceptional impact with LEED. Nominees undergo an extensive review of their portfolios by an Evaluation Committee. The committee then presents its recommended slate to the GBCI Board of Directors for approval. LEED Fellow designation is the highest recognition achievable for a LEED professional in the green building industry, recognizing outstanding accomplishments and marking a career high point.

During her career, Bonny has made significant contributions to the green building industry, specifically in Texas. Some of her achievements include:

  • Administrator of many diverse LEED and Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) Projects
  • Author/Liaison for SXSW Eco from 2013-2016
  • USGBC Central Texas Co-Chair/Executive Board Member 2012 – 2016
  • AIA COTE Co-Chair 2010 – 2015
  • Author/speaker for many sustainable lectures at major universities and creator of the LEEDv4 Green Associate Professionals class
  • Author/Creator of the Texas Green School Symposium from 2009 – 2012

“Bonny’s dedication to and passion for sustainability is unrivaled which is evident in the leadership she has shown for green building practices in Texas,” said Eric Hudson, Partner and Principal of Design Services at Method Architecture. “Bonny joined our team in May and has already made a great impact on our firm in bringing sustainability to the forefront, leveling up our staff on green building practices, and being a mentor for LEED accreditation.”

Twenty professionals from around the world are being recognized for their mastery of LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system, and exceptional work in advancing green building practices. The 2022 Class of LEED Fellows includes:

  • John Ambert, DPR Construction – San Diego, CA
  • Diego Bello, Green Loop Sustainable Architecture and Engineering Ltda – Miami, FL
  • Myrrh Caplan, Skanska – Washington, DC
  • Carlotta Cocco, R2M Solution – Italy
  • Andrea Fornasiero, Manens-Tifs SpA – Italy
  • Bonita Tice Gray, Method Architecture – Austin, Texas
  • James Hambright, Fluor Enterprises – Greenville, SC
  • Walter Kanzler, University of California, San Diego – San Diego, CA
  • Guillaume Martel, Provencher_Roy Architectes inc. – Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Camila Faccioni Mendes Nagay, Athie Wohnrath – Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Pia Ohrling, Piacon – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Cesar Ruiz, Setri Sustentabilidad SAS – Bogota, Colombia
  • Cady Seabaugh, McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc. – St. Louis, MO
  • Benjamin Shephard, Atelier Ten – New York, NY
  • Brittany Storm, MAPEI Corporation – Miami, FL
  • Jose Ramon Tagle, The Beck Group – Mexico City, Mexico
  • Alvin Tejada, APTCS Group – Philippines
  • Natalie Terrill, The Beck Group, Dallas, Texas
  • Francine Vaz, Seed Solution, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Cemil Yaman, ERKE Sustainable Building Design Consultancy, Istanbul, Turkey


About the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, an international network of local community leaders, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the Center for Green Schools, and advocacyin support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities. For more information, visit

About Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

GBCI is world’s leading sustainability and health certification and credentialing body. Established in 2008 to drive the implementation of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building program, GBCI administers nearly 10 certification and credentialing programs that provide the framework and process for buildings, homes and others spaces—as well as professionals—to become certified or credentialed under programs that signify sustainable, resilient or health-oriented design. Visit for more.

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