Jason La Fleur works for the Alliance for Environmental Sustainability (AES), a LEED for Homes service provider, as a Regional Director, where he directs education programs and helps project teams in the upper Midwest build LEED-Certified and ENERGY STAR homes. Additionally, he chairs the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Illinois chapter's Residential Green Building committee. Jason speaks frequently on residential green building, and was the 2010 of the USGBC Illinois chapter's Green Speak Award. He holds a Master’s in Education from the University of Illinois, has been helping project teams implement green building for several years and holds LEED AP specialties for both Homes and BD+C. Prior to AES, Jason worked as an instructional designer for 7 years with the Appraisal Institute, developing classroom and online education for real estate appraisers. He has over 12 years experience planning, developing, and delivering adult education programs.