The Green Sports Alliance Board of Directors recently welcomed two new board members – bringing the lineup to 14 thought leaders in sports and sustainability. With robust backgrounds in the technical aspects of facility environmental initiatives and with an industry level viewpoint on the trends, our newest board members will allow the Alliance to expand its internal expertise and the industry-wide reach of the organization. Please join us in welcoming these newest members and come meet them in person at the Green Sports Alliance Summit in August.
Stephen Ashkin | Executive Director, Green Cleaning Network Stephen Ashkin is Executive Director of the Green Cleaning Network, a nonprofit educational organization working to accelerate the adoption of Green Cleaning among building owners and providers. He is often thought of as ‘The Father of Green Cleaning’ having worked on the issue for over 20 years formulating greener cleaning products, developing standards and legislation, and implementing Green Cleaning programs that reduce impacts on worker and occupant/fan health, environment and the bottom-line. Among his accomplishments is being a founding member of the US Green Building Council where he drafted the cleaning credits for their LEED for Existing Buildings Rating System.
Jennifer Regan | Global Sustainability Director, AEG
Jennifer Regan is the Global Sustainability Director for AEG. Regan developed AEG’s sustainability initiative, AEG 1EARTH, now recognized as the industry leading environmental program. In her role she advises company executives on environmental strategy and assists division leaders with integrating sustainable practices into their operations to achieve the company’s AEG 1EARTH 2020 Environmental Goals which focus on energy and water efficiency, waste reduction, education and sustainable purchasing for all of AEG’s operations. Regan actively works with AEG’s sports teams and venues to provide environmental strategy and support to the NHL and NBA greening initiatives including the 2010 NHL Draft Pick and 2011 NBA ALL STAR Game held at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA.