About Us

Eco El Paso

Eco El Paso was created in 2008 by a group of volunteers from different professional organizations including the American Institute for Architects (AIA), U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), American Society for Heating, Refrigerating, & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and various other associations. In 2009, Eco El Paso became a 501(c)3 and since then we have strived to create venues for discussion and collaboration on how El Paso will build-out its future. Eco El Paso provides educational training seminars and presentations from experts in the various trades for residential, commercial and institutional projects.

Mission:  Eco El Paso is dedicated to fostering a learning environment for sustainable systems and life styles while integrating workforce and economic development concepts. We do this by promoting eco‚Äźsensitive and energy efficient community planning, building design, construction and facility maintenance in El Paso’s region to professionals in the design, construction, renewable energy, and building maintenance industries. 

Our Members (see bios)

Shelby Ruff, President of the Board
Advisory Technical Recruiter, Rackspace

Robert Garland, RA, Vice President of the Board
Architect at Wright & Dalbin Architects, Inc. 

Frederic Dalbin, AIA, Treasurer
Principal at Wright & Dalbin Architects, Inc.

Robert Moss, Secretary 
Assistant Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety, University of Texas at El Paso - UTEP

Reverend Dr. Robert Edward Mosher, Board Member
Director, Columban Mission Center

Robin Roberts, Board Member
Administrator (Ret), Workforce & Economic Development

Blanca Gadney-Moss, Board Member
Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 

Alex Melendez, Board Member
Assistant Federal Public Defender - Attorney at Law

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