Carter Bliss is the Facilities Director at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, where he has served as both a contractor and employee for more than 30 years. Formerly licensed in several trades, his background includes extensive experience in HVAC, building automation, energy management, electronic security, and disaster response. He is a leader in the field of large church facility operations and is frequently consulted by churches throughout the US. Carter is a two term member of the Church CO+OP Board of Directors and is the first recipient of the “Carter Bliss” award generously bestowed by the Church CO+OP for dedication, resourcefulness, and service. He is an active member of the International Facilities Manager Association Religious Facilities Council and recently served as a religious facilities representative in the “Houston Green Office Challenge,” sponsored by the City of Houston mayor’s office.