Jodi Smits Anderson

Associate Director of Codes and Policy

Jodi seeks to expand carbon literacy through improved communication, education, and advocacy about GHG reduction goals. She is an architect and green building expert with decades of experience in the New York state government. Prior to joining NBI, Jodi served as the director of sustainability programs for DASNY, New York State’s public finance and construction authority, and as a managing principal for a large architecture and engineering firm. She is a Fellow of the AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, and a regenerative practitioner. She is a board member for the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) and co-founder and vice chair of the Albany Riverfront Collaborative non-profit.

Jodi has spoken at conferences including Greenbuild, NESEA’s Building Energy Boston, Living Future Conference, and the NYS Green Building Conference, and she has taught at SUNY ESF, RPI, Ithaca College, NYU, Cornell, and SUNY Albany. Her goal is to work with others to continually learn about our world and our agency in creating our shared future.