Center for Green Schools Advisory Board

Providing strategic direction, technical expertise and increased visibility to the initiatives of the Center and to the green schools movement, members of our Advisory Board are leaders in their respective fields, with a deep connection to the social, educational, health and cost-saving impacts of green schools.

Advisory Board Leadership

Chair: S. Richard Fedrizzi, CEO, President, Founding Chair, USGBC
Denise Glyn Borders, Ed.D, Vice President, Education Division, SRI International
Jayni Chase, Chair, GREEN Community Schools
Jaimie Cloud, Founder and President, the Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education
Emily Crespin, Vice President, SRA International, Inc.
Paul Hawken, Author
Connie L. Lindsey, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Northern Trust Company
National President, Girl Scouts USA
John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems
Kelly Meyer, Co-Founder, The Teaching Garden
David W. Orr, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor and Senior Advisor to the President, Oberlin College
Robert Redford, Actor/activist
Jonathan F.P. Rose, President, Jonathan Rose Companies
Kyra Sedgwick, Actor/activist
Leith Sharp, Director, Executive Education for Leadership in Sustainability, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health
Mary Spilde, President, Lane Community College
Girard “Jerry” W. Weber, Ph.D., President, College of Lake County
Wim Wiewel, Ph.D., President, Portland State University


Honorary Advisory Board Members

Charles J. Saylors, President 2009-2011, National PTA 
Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
Charles D. Connor, President & Chief Executive Officer, 2008-2012, American Lung Association