With over 10 years of combined and progressive experience in architectural technologies, environmental science, and project management, Tracey Chala joined Green Building Technologies (GBT) at SAIT in 2018. As an established environmental professional, her broad range of environmental work experiences complements the strengths of the team specifically in the areas of green building rating systems, waste diversion, and sustainability. In addition, she brings a wealth of knowledge in regards to her past involvement with local government, industry, oil and gas, and not-for-profit organizations.

Chala holds a Diploma in Architectural Technologies from SAIT, a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Royal Roads University (RRU), and a Master of Arts in Environment in Management, also from RRU. Her work experience began in local government in the areas of sustainability and then waste and recycling, before transitioning into industry and now the educational sector. She was the recipient of the 2020 Eco Canada Eco Impact Award for Top Environmental Professional.