David Matiella is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Architecture, Construction and Planning. He teaches courses in the design of the built environment with an emphasis on sustainability. In addition to teaching he is also a USGBC Texas Chapter Board member and Chair of the Advocacy Committee of the U.S. Green Building Council Texas Chapter. He resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife Terri and their two children. Perhaps his most important job is that of Coach to his kids’ baseball, softball, volleyball, and swim teams.