Mike Pickens

Executive Director

National Council on School Facilities

Mike Pickens is well established across the country with his knowledge and expertise in building operations and maintenance, energy management, and sustainable practices in the school facilities arena.

He currently serves as the Executive Director of the National Council on School Facilities, a nonprofit organization made up of State school facilities officials and US territories in the United States whose mission is to support states to equitably deliver safe, healthy, and educationally appropriate public school facilities that are sustainable and fiscally sound.

He previously served as the Executive Director of the Office of School Facilities and Transportation at the West Virginia Department of Education where he worked with the WV State Board of Education to develop policies and procedural mandates to improve education by improving the environment in which students learn.