Meet the Kath Williams + Associates Leaders
|Dr. Kath Williams||President, LEED Fellow 2011 || |
Dr. Kath Williams brings many years of experience in
sustainability to help committed owners and project teams meet their
sustainability goals. Her areas of specialization include application of green
building rating systems, sustainability education and training for corporations
and professional firms, and development of high performance building
The firm's specialty in LEED project development, LEED
documentation, sustainability education and training, and strategic planning
using an integrated design and the charrette process are globally recognized.
Kath's professional expertise was recognized with the awarding of the LEED
FELLOW 2011 designation as one of the first 34 in the world!
|Lesly Mroczkowski||Senior Associate, LEED AP BD+C || |
Since 2006 Lesly has worked with Kath Williams + Associates and became a LEED accredited professional in 2008. In 2011, Lesly was named Senior Associate with the firm. Her certification as LEED-AP BD+C has been renewed through November 2019.
She has been part of the leadership team on numerous KW+A LEED projects, particularly organizing and supporting outstanding LEED documentation submittals. With an attention to detail, Lesly will help guide you through the LEED documentation process.
|Morgan Klaas||Associate, LEED AP O&M || |
Morgan graduated from Seattle University in 2012, with a Bachelor’s
Degree in Pre-Law and Political Science. After working in the
pharmaceutical field, Morgan took a year to travel and teach
internationally, where she discovered her passion for environmental
policy and preservation.
Morgan began working with Kath Williams + Associates in February 2016.
In the summer of 2016, Morgan lead a youth service trip to Myanmar,
where she oversaw and assisted in the building of a “Green” teacher
training center and school office complex.
Morgan achieved her LEED Green Associate accreditation in June 2016 and
LEED v4 Operations and Maintenance in 2017. Her specialty is supporting
clients as they develop sustainable policies and strategies to reach
certification using LEED v4 Operation and Maintenance.
|Linda Vonken||Associate, Europe |
Linda has extensive experience in business development and management,
which she brings to KW+A's leadership team. She serves as lead associate
in the new office in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
In addition to being a successful entrepreneur with two companies, Linda
has been recognized for her work as an Historian at Explosive Remnants
of War Consulting (ACE), Culemborg, and as a Junior Heritage Consultant
South at The Cultural Heritage Agency, Ministry of Education, Culture,
and Science, Amersfoot.
Drawing on her successful experience in art consulting, research and
data analysis in archaeology, and her passion for sustainability, she
supports new construction projects as well as the repurposing of
A graduate of Maastricht University, Linda holds a Master of Arts degree
in Philosophy, Arts and Heritage and a Bachelor of Arts in Social
Science. She is fluent in Dutch, English, German and French.
Chloe Naese is a third-year architecture student at Montana State University. She first learned about LEED when her high school, Millbrook School, Millbrook, NY became an early adopter of LEED. The project was the renovation an old barn and earned LEED-Silver.
Chloe decided to pursue sustainable design after attending lectures by a non-profit firm, Terreform, and LEED developer Rob Watson, at the 2013 Student Climate and Conservation Congress. She has worked as an intern studying native plant restoration at Pu’u O Hoku Ranch, Molokai, Hawaii.
Her future aspirations are to help cities become more livable through sustainable design and to experience new countries and cultures through travel. When she is not at the studio, she likes to draw, go for runs, and volunteer at the animal shelter, which began at Trevor Zoo, Millbrook, NY.
For KW+A, Chloe is taking the lead on research and case study preparation of KW+A’s certified projects.
Results? Integrated Design
|Our Network Of Associates|| |
Kath Williams + Associates brings together professionals in site, water, energy, materials, and indoor environmental quality to be the most experienced and committed professionals. We specialize in identifying:
ENERGY MODELERS, who contribute to the project from design development through construction documents
LIGHTING SPECIALISTS, who evaluate and recommend daylighting strategies and who document results for LEED
MATERIALS EXPERTS, who know sustainable materials and who advise on long-term durability and maintenance
LANDSCAPE DESIGNERS, who understand "native" and "adaptive" plantings which lead to appropriate water use
ENERGY AUDITORS, who evaluate existing buildings and design upgrades to support an earlier return on investments
WATER EXPERTS, who know how to combine stormwater control with water use reduction in cost effective systems.