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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

2019 Technical Committee

Technical Committee Name   Company Member Category Member Level
Terms ending in 2020 Mike Manzi, Chair Chair Bora Architects User General Member
  Lisa Britton, Vice Chair Co-Chair Industrial Louvers Manufacturer General Member
  Amy Hunsicker   Clean Production Action Domain Expert Affiliate Member
  Matteo Kausch   Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Domain Expert Affiliate Member
  Max Richter   Perkins+Will User General Member
  Leonard Sciarra   Gensler User General Member
  Rebecca Stamm   Healthy Building Network Ecosystem General Member
Terms ending in 2021 Wade Bevier   SmithGroupJJR User General Member
  Catherine Bobenhausen Colden Corporation User General Member
  Annmarie Ott   Saint Gobain Manufacturer General Member
  Luke Zhou   Humanscale Domain Expert General Member
  William Paddock   WAP Sustainability Consulting Ecosystem General Member
  Robin Bass   Google, Inc. User General Member
  Annie Bevan   Superior Essex Manufacturer General Member
  Alexandra Muller   International Living Future Institute (ILFI) Ecosystem General Member
  Carrie Claytor   Copper Development Association Domain Expert Affiliate Member
  Janna Wandzilak   Delos User General Member

Technical Committee Subgroups

Group Representative (Bold = Chair) Member Category Company
Supply Chain Luke Zhou Manufacturer Humanscale
  Rachel Berman Manufacturer MechoSystems
  Jon Smieja  Manufacturer Andersen Corporation
  Brent Elrich Ecosystem BuildingGreen
  Anne McManus Manufacturer Haworth
  Laura Loucks  Manufacturer Inpro Corporation
  Brent Trenga Manufacturer Kingspan
  Sasha Drumm Manufacturer Kohler Company
  Leanne Hensley User Leanne Hensley Design LLC
  Katie Herber User Perkins Eastman
  John Jewell  Ecosystem thinkstep
  Marie Bellemare Ecosystem Vertima, Inc.
Content Inventory Tara Blank Ecosystem Elixir Environmental
  Jeff Frost Ecosystem Brightworks Sustainability
  Richard Turner Ecosystem Carpet and Rug Institute
  Ryan Dick Ecosystem GIGABASE Inc. 
  Richard Turner User HKS 
  Andrea Cooper Ecosystem International Living Future Institute
  Oliva Fritz Manufacturer Kohler Company
  Patrick Ford Manufacturer Legrand
  Victoria Wickard User Perkins+Will
  Jyothi Rangineni User Tile Council of North America
  Stacy Simpson Manufacturer USG Corp
  Colleen Large User Vidaris
Third Party Verification Matt Van Duinen Ecosystem WAP Sustainability Consulting
  Summer Minchew User Ecoimpact Consulting, LLC
  Tara Blank Ecosystem Elixir Environmental
  Natalie Walker Ecosystem GreenCircle Certified
  Morna Hallsaxton Ecosystem Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.
  Amelia Funk Manufacturer MechoSystems
  Amy Hockett Manufacturer National Gypsum Company
  Nassreen Olang Manufacturer Owens Corning
  Hanna Amare Ecosystem SCS Global Services
  Teresa McGrath Manufacturer Valspar/ Sherwin-Williams
  Aline Cobut Ecosystem Vertima, Inc.
  William Paddock Ecosystem WAP Sustainability Consulting
Hazards Mike Manzi User Bora Architects
  Sara Tepfer User Arup
  Catherine Bobenhausen User Colden Corporation
  Shari Franjevic User Clean Production Action
  Matteo Kausch Ecosystem Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
  Michel Dedeo  Ecosystem Healthy Building Network 
  Allison Smith User HKS Architechs
  Alexander Co Ecosystem International Living Future Institute
  Annmarie Ott Manufacturer Saint Gobain
  Jyothi Rangineni User Tile Council of North America
  Peter Girard Ecosystem toxnot PCB
  Zach Guerrette Ecosystem ToxServices LLC
  Stacy Simpson Manufacturer USG Corp
Harmonization Catherine Bobenhausen User Colden Corporation
  Monica Miller Manufacturer ThyssenKrupp Elevator
  Priya Premchandran User Google
  Arthur Clarke III Manufacturer Metroflor Corporation
  Casey Johnson Manufacturer Forbo Flooring Systems
  Wim Denecker Manufacturer Modulyss
  Dhruv Raina Manufacturer Tarkett
  Lauren Heine Ecosystem Northwest Green Chemistry
  Jay Hindmarsh User Mahlum Architects
  Peter Girard Ecosystem Toxnot PBC 
  Shari Franjevic User Clean Production Action
  Stacy Glass Ecosystem Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
  Denise Van Valkenburg Manufacturer Herman Miller
  Alexandra Muller Ecosystem International Living Future Institute

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