People

    David Jaber – Principal and Founder

David Jaber is the Founder of inNative (www.innative.net).  He is a LEED accredited professional of nearly 10 years, a Project Drawdown fellow, a former United Nations Life Cycle Impact Assessment working group member and a former co-chair of Tribal P2, advancing environmental health in Indian Country.

David advances better decision-making by companies and communities through green building audits and green business evaluation. 

Improving environmental performance has involved a range of roles for David over 20 years: quantify greenhouse gas emissions; benchmark facilities; analyze supply-chains; conduct zero waste and energy efficiency site assessments in a wide range of food processing, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and office settings.

He has also raised over $3 million for regional planning, food security, habitat protection, community development and related rural and tribal issues in Native communities.

David holds an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from University of California at Berkeley and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University.


     Scott Moore – Senior Associate

Scott Moore has over seventeen years of professional experience and knowledge in effectively guiding projects to success in a thoughtful and in-depth manner.  The many projects Scott has contributed to over the years have a solid emphasis on community engagement, cultural sensitivity, place-based problem solving, and the creation of affordable, beautiful and replicable design. Whether through thorough project management, team coordination, grant writing, marketing, or construction administration, his attention to detail, communication skills, and ability to manage complex projects has led Scott on many adventures in architecture, design and community building.

Recently, Scott acted as the “bridge” between the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and Kansas City on the Oyate Omniciye | Oglala Lakota Planning Project, a one-of-a-kind sustainable communities planning project funded by the HUD Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities. Scott has worked with Native non-profits and non-Native consultants to build capacity and grow cultural awareness on the planning side of operations. Scott has worked with the newly opened Little Big Horn College Health & Wellness Center on the Crow Indian Reservation, consulted with the Sustainable Development Institute at the College of Menominee Nation, and worked with the Flint Hills Regional Council of Kansas.  Currently, he is consulting with the Osage Nation, the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and the Rosebud Economic Development Corporation (REDCO) of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe on projects geared towards sustainability, self-sufficiency and vibrant communities in rural places.

Scott is a Registered Architect with the NM Board of Architects, American Institute of Architects, and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and is also licensed in the states of Kansas and South Dakota. He holds a B. Arch from the University of Kansas.