Gene Woodard has been part of the University of Washington in Seattle for 33 years. He serves as Director of the Building Services Department (BSD), which oversees Custodial Services and UW Recycling. The UW was one of the first institutions of higher education to use Integrated Cleaning and Measurement (ICM) to validate cleaning procedures within its facility. BSD was recognized by American School and University Magazine and the Healthy School Campaign for the Grand Green Cleaning Award in 2007 and 2014, as well as the Co-Grand award in 2010. Gene is a Master Registered Executive Housekeeper (MREH) and member of International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA), International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), and APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities. He serves on the Healthy School Campaign’s Green Clean Schools Steering Committee and is a speaker on custodial and leadership topics. Gene is also a contributing writer for Executive Housekeeping Today and Cleaning Decision Magazine. He received a University of Washington Husky Green award in 2017, and is a 2012 recipient of the IEHA’s William D. Joyner Achievement Award. Gene served as IEHA President from 2000–2002.