Jerry Meek worked at the Roche Pharmaceuticals Palo Alto Site for 19 years as the Utility Operations Manager. During the period, his Utility Operations Department has successfully reduced energy and water consumption, waste and chemical use. The Roche Palo Alto Site has received numerous awards for pollution prevention / resource conservation. The Roche Palo Alto site is certified as a Green Business and has one LEED certified building. Jerry was honored as the 2002 Association of Energy Engineers Energy Manager of the year for Region 5; seven western states. Jerry was the co-chair for the Silicon Valley Leadership Groups energy committee for two years. Jerry transferred to the Genentech South San Francisco campus January 2010 to create and implement an energy efficiency and energy management program. Jerry received a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1976 and is a Certified Energy Manager and a Certified Plant Maintenance Manager.