July 30, 2014
The following article ran on the Green Technology Magazine website on July 29, 2014. Bill was the C.A.S.H. Chair from 2009 – 2011
School Facilities: The Next Era of Construction and Upgrades
An interview with Bill Savidge, Assistant Executive Officer, State Allocation Board
Bill Savidge was appointed as Assistant Executive Officer by the State Allocation Board (SAB) in the fall of 2011. He works with the Office of Public School Construction to provide support for the SAB in processing and approving funding for school construction and modernization in California.
Prior to beginning work with the state, he managed school district facilities programs for over sixteen years, guiding many school boards, oversight groups, and communities through the complexities of the school design and construction processes in California. He served as the Engineering Officer for the West Contra Costa Unified School District, where he was responsible for all aspects of the District’s $1.4 billion renovation and reconstruction program at 50 sites throughout West County. He has a Masters of Architecture from UC Berkeley, is a licensed California Architect, and is a former Construction Project Manager.
In a Green Technology interview, he discusses the next round of efforts to upgrade school facilities.