Technical Committee

The Technical Committee and its sub-groups are the principal forum for the discussion and preliminary adoption of technical specifications and standards, subject to the review, and within the strategic direction established by, the Board of Directors.

HPDC Technical Committee

The primary role of this core group is to preserve the integrity of the content in the Health Product Declaration. Responsibilities include interpretation, revision and expansion of the tool. In particular, participants are subject matter experts in one or more of the following areas:

• Authoritative Hazard Lists and Screening Lists
• Standard / Format / Assessment tool creation
• Compliance and Certification
• Chemicals Policy
• Material Chemistry / Chemical Assessment / Toxicology
• Life Cycle Analysis
• Building Product Specification
• Chemical Data Management and interoperability

2017 Technical Committee Members  (* designates term through 2/2019; others have term ending 2/2018 )

Name Member Organization Technical Committee Role
Mike Manzi, Chair Bora Architects General Member, User
Lisa Britton, Vice Chair Industrial Louvers General Member, Manufacturer
Wade Bevier* SmithGroupJJR General Member, User
Catherine Bobenhausen* Vidaris, Inc. General Member, User
James Connelly* International Living Future Institute General Member, Ecosystem
Amy Hunsicker Clean Production Action Domain Expert, Ecosystem
Matteo Kausch Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Domain Expert, Ecosystem
Tom Lent Healthy Building Network General Member, Ecosystem
John Mlade* YR&G General Member, User
Priya Premchandran Google, Inc. General Member, User
Lona Rerick* ZGF Architects LLP General Member, User
Max Richter Perkins+Will General Member, User
Leonard Sciarra Gensler General Member, User
Anita Snader* Armstrong World Industries General Member, Manufacturer
Annmarie Superka* Saint Gobain Domain Expert, Manufacturer
Frances Yang* Arup General Member, User
Luke Zhou* Humanscale Domain Expert, Manufacturer


Technical Committee Subgroups

Group Representatives (Bold=Chair) Member Category Organization
Content Inventory Tara Blank Ecosystem Elixir Environmental
Richard LeFevre Manufacturer Dryvit Systems Inc.
Kapil Upadhyaya User Kirksey Architecture
Leilanie Bruce Ecosystem Brightworks Sustainability
Stacy Simpson Manufacturer USG Corporation
Feliks Bezati Manufacturer Tarkett
Nancy Linde Ecosystem NSF International
Alexandra Muller Ecosystem International Living Future Institute
Jeff Frost User SERA Architect
Andrew Graceffa User Vidaris, Inc.
Supply Chain Luke Zhou Manufacturer Humanscale
Rachel Berman Manufacturer MechoSystems
Adity Phadnis Manufacturer Designtex
Rami Vagal Manufacturer Mohawk Industries
Bergen Hubert Ecosystem ToxServices LLC
Ed Clark User ZGF Architects LLP
Anne McManus Manufacturer Haworth, Inc.
Thaddeus Owen Manufacturer Herman Miller
Katie Herber User Perkins Eastman
Lauren Shumaker User Turner Construction
Matt Van Duinen Ecosystem WAP Sustainability
Special Conditions Amy Hunsicker Ecosystem Clean Production Action
Mary Dickinson User Perkins + Will
Noah Chitty Manufacturer Crossville Inc.
Annie Perkins Manufacturer Andersen Corporation
Ken Noakes Manufacturer Milliken
Kellie Ballew Manufacturer Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
Mikhail Davis Manufacturer Interface
Doug Mazeffa Manufacturer Sherwin Williams
Brad McAllister Ecosystem WAP Sustainability
Third Party Verification Edward Pavia Ecosystem ToxServices LLC
Summer Minchew User Ecoimpact Consulting, LLC
Tara Blank Ecosystem Elixir Environmental
Natalie Walker Ecosystem GreenCircle Certified
Carina Clark User HKS
Roy Green Manufacturer HNI Corporation
Richard Turner Manufacturer Mohawk Industries
Ann Dougherty Manufacturer Roppe Holding Company
Nicole Munoz Ecosystem SCS Global Services
Josee Lupien Ecosystem Vertima, Inc.
Harmonization Catherine Bobenhausen User Vidaris, Inc.
Monica Miller Manufacturer ThyssenKrupp Elevator
Michelle Turner Ecosystem Clean Production Action
Stacy Glass Ecosystem Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Casey Johnson Manufacturer Forbo Flooring Systems
Priya Premchandran User Google
Denise Van Valkenburg Manufacturer Herman Miller
Nancy Hulsey User HKS, Inc.
Alexandra Muller Ecosystem International Living Future Institute
Arthur Clarke III Manufacturer Metroflor Corporation
Wim Denecker Manufacturer Modulyss
Jennifer Atlee Manufacturer PROSOCO


To express interest in participation and learn more about the nomination process, email