Secretary of the greenUP! Board

Cassie Carroll

As a co-founder of the Illinois Green Business Association, she oversees the overall organizational operations, partnership development, fundraising and grant management, outreach, program development and more. She also serves as the Marketing and Outreach Program Director at the Smart Energy Design Assistance Center (SEDAC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this role, she directs outreach, marketing and client recruitment efforts, helping customers move towards a more energy efficient future. She also leads the Green Business Engagement National Network (GBENN), a consortium of green business programs across the US.

Locally, Cassie currently serves on the University YMCA Board of Trustees, the Champaign West Rotary Board of Directors, Ecofluent Board of Directors, and serves as a mentor for new community-based organizations at the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois. She is passionate about making a difference in her local community. Cassie is also a Champaign County Master Gardener and enjoys growing fresh food in her garden.