Chris Ruth, controls manager for St. Louis-based Integrated Facility Services, has been selected as the 2023 Board Chair of the Missouri Gateway Green Building Council, a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.
In this role, Ruth works to advance the organization’s mission to improve human health, support economies and protect the environment in the region by educating and advocating for green building and sustainability. As the organization’s Chief Volunteer, Ruth will chair all board meetings, lead fundraising and direct future leadership efforts.
Ruth has more than 18 years of experience designing and managing building automation systems to improve the energy efficiency of buildings across the state of Missouri. He focuses on clients across Missouri and Illinois in his current role at Integrated Facility Services, which he joined in 2005.
Ruth is a member of Missouri Gateway Green Building Council’s Engagement & Outreach Committee and has served as a Green Schools Quest mentor. He is also a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Facility Operators and Service Providers Association (FOSPA), and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) as well as a frequent presenter for the Missouri School Plant Managers Association (MSPMA) and Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA).