California Department of General Services (DGS)Sacramento, CA
Dan Burgoyne is the Sustainability Manager for California’s Department of General Services (DGS), where he develops and helps implement policies improving California’s sustainable buildings, energy, water, and resource efficiency. Burgoyne is a California-licensed architect and LEED Fellow, with over 30 years of experience in the design and construction industry, including 17 years developing California green building policy.
Burgoyne led the development of California Governor Jerry Brown’s green building Executive Order B-18-12, and now helps lead its implementation under the direction of the Governor’s office, pushing California toward Zero Net Energy, LEED-certified buildings (235 buildings and 22 million square feet), reduced emissions, improved energy and water efficiency, and sustainable building operations. He also leads the development of sustainability policies and strategies, including ZNE for state facilities.
Burgoyne has served as a green building advisor to the California Green Building Code (CalGREEN), GSA, and California’s High-Speed Rail Authority. He has served twice on the USGBC Board of Directors, as well as Government and LEED MR TAG committees, and the USGBC’s Advisory Council. Burgoyne is also an advisor and instructor for the University of California, Davis Extension.