Michael J. Gianchetta, LEED AP, Mr.Gianchetta is an active member of the US Green Building Council (USGBC), and has served a member of the board and most recently as Past Chair of the Long Island Chapter. The USGBC is the leading authority on LEED and Green building both locally and nationally. Michael is also a member of IFMA, HIA, LISWA, SWANA and WBENC, as well as other business networking affiliations. In 1999, selected by his peers to Chair NYS’ first NY Plastic Summit. Recognized as an expert in his field, with more than 20 years of environmental and recycling experience, Michael holds many relevant certifications including 40 Hour HAZWOPER, FEMA Incident Command, Confined Space Awareness, Blood Borne Pathogen Awareness, Asbestos Training as well as Anthrax Awareness and Gianchetta earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from Western New England College in Springfield, MA and currently serves as an active member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary in communications.