Mary Louise (ML) Vidas
ML Vidas has focused her career on connecting people and ideas for a sustainable future. Her consulting business specializes in green building practices and provides Living Building Challenge support, LEED and Earth Advantage documentation, and charrette facilitation. Vidas is President, Board of Directors of Bend Area Habitat for Humanity. She is also helping develop the Bend Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative, a collaborative effort to strengthen communication and problem solving in the community by connecting neighborhood leaders, City officials and staff, developers, and other institutional partners. Vidas is an Oregon Registered Architect with a Masters degree in Architecture and a Certificate in Teaching Technical Subjects in Architecture from the University of Oregon. She is a LEED AP BD+C, an Earth Advantage Project Steward, and a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. Vidas Architecture, LLC, works in sustainability from the building scale to the neighborhood scale, integrating technology with how people live, work and play.