Brenda Martens is a LEED Fellow and the founder of aedify. She was also one of the founding partners of Recollective Consulting, a green building and sustainable community consulting firm located in Vancouver's Downtown East Side, and has over 20 years experience in the building/design industry working on residential, institutional, commercial and industrial projects throughout British Columbia. Her experience varies from design, construction administration, and project management to integrated design facilitation and LEED Coordination. Brenda is deeply involved in the sustainable development community; she serves on the Board of Directors for the Cascadia Region Green Building Council, is a member of the CaGBC Technical Advisory Group (TAG), and participates on the City of Vancouver Green Building Strategy Committee. In addition to the BC Housing projects (targeting LEED Gold and carbon neutrality), some projects of note are the VANOC (Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games) Head office, the CaGBC Vancouver office and the Vancouver and Whistler Athletes' Villages.