Staff & Board

Wendy Vittori Executive Director

Wendy Vittori joined the Health Product Declaration Collaborative as Executive Director in May 2015.  An accomplished business executive, Ms. Vittori most recently was founder and principal consultant of Vittori Consulting LLC, which provides executive counsel on innovative approaches for strategic management and organization performance to organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors.  In this capacity she was engaged with the HPDC as a strategic advisor from its inception.  Previously she was a senior executive with both the Intel and Motorola corporations, where she led a variety of businesses in the computer hardware, software and systems industry, and was engaged in the leadership of open industry standards.  She began her career as a software engineer.  She serves on several non-profit boards, focused on the economic development of the Arizona-Sonora region, and is an associate faculty member at the Non-Profit Management Institute of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation.  Ms. Vittori is a graduate of Harvard College, received her MBA from Northeastern University and was a doctoral candidate at the Harvard Business School.

Joel Ann Todd – Director, Technical and Education Programs

Joel Ann Todd is responsible for leading staff support for HPDC’s Technical Committee and leads the group’s education programs.  She joined HPDC in May 2015.  Prior to HPDC Ms. Todd has been involved in green buildings and sustainability issues for more than 25 years. She began her work on green buildings in 1989, directing preparation of materials reports for the American Institute of Architects’ Environmental Resource Guide for which she developed a streamlined life-cycle assessment methodology.  She has volunteered with the U.S. Green Building Council since its early days, as Vice Chair of the Technical and Scientific Advisory Committee, as Vice Chair and Chair of the LEED Steering Committee, and currently as Co-Chair of the Social Equity Working Group.  Joel has published technical papers as well as articles for lay audiences and has been an invited speaker at conferences around the world.  She was a co-author of the recent USGBC publication, Better Building Materials: Understanding Human Health and Environmental Attributes.  She currently serves as a peer reviewer for Building Research and Information and has served on Scientific Committees for several international conferences. Joel has also developed education and training programs on green buildings, sustainability, life-cycle assessment, LEED, and other topics and serves as a Pro-Reviewer for USGBC’s education program.

John Geyer – Director, Manufacturer, Ecosystem and Information Technology Programs

John Geyer joined HPDC in May 2016.  He facilitates the Manufacturing Advisory Panel (MAP) and Ecosystem Partners. He also has responsibility for HPDC information technology and the HPDC Builder application.  Prior to his work with HPDC, Mr. Geyer has had 28 years of diverse industry experience as a senior project manager in various industries, ranging from aerospace manufacturing and construction to information systems and software development. His career has been driven by a desire to improve human productivity through the application of technology and systematic process improvement methodologies.  He has consistently worked to bring together all members of a work team, from shop floor to executive management, with the belief that real solutions must reflect the knowledge, experience, and requirements of each stakeholder. His academic degrees are from Western Michigan University and the University of Virginia and he has extensive professional training in Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Quality Systems.  He is a certified Project Management Professional and ISO 9001/AS9100 Lead Auditor.

 

HPD Collaborative – 2017 Board of Directors

Amanda Kaminsky

Building Product Ecosystems

Chair

Gail Vittori

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems

Vice Chair

Bill Walsh

Healthy Building Network

Treasurer

Jean Hansen

HDR, Inc.

 Secretary

Jane Abernethy

Humanscale

John Amatruda

Vidaris, Inc.

Tim Cole

nora systems

Suzanne Drake

Perkins+Will

Heather Henriksen

Harvard University

Susan Kaplan

HLW International

Alison Mears

Parsons School of Design

Russell Perry

SmithGroupJJR

Anthony Ravitz

Google, Inc.

Jennifer Wagner

CarbonCure Technologies, Inc.

Margaret Whittaker

ToxServices LLC

The deeper manufacturer dialog initiated by the HPD provides a unique opportunity for us to exchange feedback with manufactures to continually optimize product ingredients for both health and performance as we progress.

Amanda Kaminsky

HPDC Board Chair, Founder - Building Product Ecosystems