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  • GoGreen Seattle: A Conference to Green Your Business
    In addition to Pagliacci Pizza Galvin and his partners own and operate Macrina Bakery Café Macrina has received national acclaim for the quality of their products and service Macrina Bakery has won numerous honors including the recently being named one of the best bakeries in the United States by Bon Appetit magazine While not working a ton Galvin spends time being chased around by his four young children His wife Michelle is clearly his better half Celeste Gilman Commute Options Manager University of Washington Celeste Gilman is the University of Washington s Commute Options Manager Her team leads the University s efforts to make it easier for more people to get to campus without driving alone She has been an advisor on transit pedestrian and TDM planning for groups including the City of Seattle King County Metro Puget Sound Regional Council and the Washington State Department of Transportation Celeste is a graduate of UW s Community Environment and Planning program Before beginning her current role at UW she spent several years in consulting working on Bus Rapid Transit transit technology fare collection and passenger ferry projects Stephanie Gowing Green Business Advocate Office of Economic Development City of Seattle Stephanie Gowing is the Green Business Advocate at the City of Seattle s Office of Economic Development As part of the Business Retention and Expansion team she assists businesses accessing resources that can reduce operating costs gain community recognition create safer work places gain a competitive edge and be more environmentally friendly Prior to working for the City of Seattle Stephanie worked in Solid Waste at the City of Kirkland as a Sustainable Business Associate at ECOSS a local nonprofit directed the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber s green business program and worked at CSI a private environmental consulting firm in Lakewood WA She has a BA from Western Washington in Environmental Planning Policy and a Masters in Environmental Studies from Evergreen State College Stephanie lives in Seattle with her husband 2 year old son 2 dogs cat and chickens She enjoys working on their 1920s house camping and playing basketball Andrew Green Air Quality Programs Division Director Puget Sound Clean Air Agency Andrew Green is the Director of Air Quality Programs for the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency which is the local air quality agency for Washington s King Kitsap Pierce and Snohomish counties and the host agency for the Western Washington Clean Cities Coalition In addition to hosting the Coalition Andrew s Division delivers air quality monitoring planning public outreach and partnered emissions reduction projects in particular in the transportation sector Andrew has previously served air quality the climate and the public with the Washington Department of Ecology Environment Canada and Metro Vancouver Andrew s degrees are in chemical engineering and environmental policy Karen Hamilton Environmental Purchasing Program Manager King County Procurement and Contract Services Karen Hamilton is the Environmental Purchasing Program Manager for King County Procurement and Contract Services Under her leadership King County agencies are institutionalizing the purchase of many environmentally preferable products and realizing fiscal environmental and social benefits in the process Her program has won numerous awards and has been presented as a model for other jurisdictions in various publications and at national and international conferences King County is a founding member of the Responsible Purchasing Network and the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Management and Policy from Western Washington University Sephir Hamilton Chief of Staff Seattle City Light Sephir Hamilton Chief of Staff joined the General Manager s Office in 2013 Prior to this position he was Director of Operational Excellence at Central Hudson Gas Electric Corp in New York He also worked as an engineer and investment officer at the utility Sephir began his career with Arthur D Little Inc in Cambridge Mass where he worked on energy efficiency standards for the U S Department of Energy He holds a master s degree in Business Administration from Cornell University a master of science in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor of science in Engineering from Clarkson University Rob Harmon CEO EnergyRM Rob Harmon is CEO of EnergyRM and recently closed the first twenty year Metered Energy Efficiency transaction in history Before joining EnergyRM in 2011 Rob served for 10 years as Chief Innovation Officer for the Bonneville Environmental Foundation where he closed the first retail REC Green Tag transaction in history In 2009 Rob created and launched Foundation s Water Restoration Certificate business line This business is the subject of Rob s 2010 TED Talk Holly Houser Executive Director Pronto Cycle Share As Executive Director of Pronto Cycle Share Holly has led the effort to bring a transformative and successful bike sharing system to Seattle A northwest native who s equally passionate about smart urban design sustainable development social justice and the arts Holly s background includes nonprofit leadership and project management in both the commercial real estate development industry as well as the fine arts world She holds a B A in Geography and a Certificate in Commercial Real Estate from the University of Washington A P Hurd President and Chief Development Officer Touchstone A P Hurd is President and Chief Development Officer at Touchstone responsible for corporate and project strategy A P is also a Runstad Fellow in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington the Chapter President of NAIOP Washington the board Treasurer at Forterra She has worked on numerous urban policy initiatives at the state and local level and has received several awards for her work including the Better Bricks Advocate award and the Puget Sound Business Journal s 40 under 40 award and the Biznow Power 60 award A P recently published The Carbon Efficient City with the University of Washington Press Shaunta Hyde Managing Director Community Relations Alaska Airlines A Pacific Northwest aviation professional she leads community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii collaborating with civic leaders and organizations that affect Alaska Airlines Prior to joining Alaska Shaunta was the director of global aviation policy for The Boeing Company where she worked for 12 years developing strategies to shape national and international public policy to support aviation growth and business goals Prior to joining Boeing in 2002 she worked for The Metropolitan King County Council then served as a government relations manager for the King County Executive Shaunta earned a bachelor s degree in communications from Seattle University an Executive MBA from the University Of Washington Michael G Foster School Of Business and is a graduate of the World Public Affairs Institute Read more She is on the Pioneer Human Services Board of Directors holds a governor appointed position and serves as the vice chair to the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and is a member of the International Aviation Women s Association Brian Lagerberg Public Transportation Division Director Washington State Department of Transportation Brian is the director of the Public Transportation Division at the Washington State Department of Transportation He started working to develop a more effective transportation system in the mid 1980s while a graduate student at the University of Washington Brian has worked on issues and programs related to climate change employer based TDM programs transit grant programs HOV systems vanpooling rural mobility organizational structure and abstract and innovative transportation integration and market opportunities Brian s most recent efforts have focused on improving the planning and programming process at WSDOT with the objective of enabling development and funding of integrated multimodal solutions to fill performance gaps Achievement of this objective entails a significant shift in intra and inter organizational dynamics and a fundamental and continuous reassessment of organizational roles and responsibilities Surprisingly Brian enjoys coming to work every day Ted Lucas Director Procurement Contracts Sound Transit Ted Lucas is the Director of Procurement Contracts for Sound Transit the dynamic and rapidly expanding transit authority for Seattle and the entire Central Puget Sound Region With Ted s leadership Sound Transit recently adopted its first Green Procurement and Utilization policy Prior to joining Sound Transit in 2012 Ted was director of procurement at Snohomish County Everett and Jackson Health System Miami FL where similarly he helped formulate their first ever Green Procurement policies and supporting programs Ted received a law degree from the University of Washington and was Deputy General Counsel and Procurement Executive for the Panama Canal Commission US Government in the Republic of Panama and Procurement Director for Miami Dade County Miami FL Jill Mangaliman Executive Director Got Green Jill Mangaliman was born and raised in Seattle the child of immigrant parents who migrated to the US in the 1970s when the Philippines was under Martial Law A worker from age 13 Jill had little time for politics let alone anything beyond survival and family responsibilities Jill attended the University of Washington through the Husky Promise Program and in 2007 after a number of dead end jobs began canvassing for Universal Health Care A community organizer for the past seven years Jill has led GOTV efforts with new immigrants managed door to door canvass campaigns for energy efficiency authored the 2010 Color of Cuts policy report and recruited 75 People of Color orgs to advocate at the State Legislature against budget cuts Jill served on Got Green s founding board of directors from 2011 2013 co founded the Women in the Green Economy Project and became the Executive Director in January 2014 David McCreadie Manager EV Infrastructure and Smart Grid Technology Ford David McCreadie has worked at Ford for over 23 years He spent 20 years in Product Development working in a number of technical areas across all product lines including five years leading the noise vibration development of all the company s electrified products His larger interest in electrified and sustainable transportation led him to move into Ford s Sustainability organization back in 2012 In this role David has been leading efforts to set strategy for plug in vehicle integration with the electric grid as well as project leader for two of Ford s Smart Mobility experiments that are looking at ways to solve some of the issues and barriers to safe and effective personal mobility in all its different forms around the globe Jameson Morrell Strategic Consultant CH2M HILL and Founder Averdi Group LLC Jameson Morrell lives with his family in Seattle and is often seen outdoors coaching soccer hiking in the mountains or playing on the water To finance this Pacific Northwest lifestyle Jameson consults both globally with clients of CH2M HILL and locally with start ups and neighborhood businesses through his advisory firm Averdi Group LLC Jameson has nearly 20 years of experience innovating designing developing and broadly deploying transformative programs He is currently developing process and information management expertise to operationalize sustainable strategies with a focus towards greater resource productivity and resiliency Prior to CH2M HILL and the Averdi Group Jameson worked in financial operations at Bank of America and went on to an international career as an executive with Deutsche Post DHL where he spearheaded the company s knowledge management energy performance and related information management efforts as a Director of information Management and as Vice President of Knowledge Management Alex Michalko Sustainability Senior Program Manager REI Alex Michalko is a Sustainability Senior Program Manager at REI Recreational Equipment Inc a national retail co op dedicated to inspiring educating and outfitting for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship She works to develop and implement sustainable business strategies that align REI s efforts to connect people to the outdoors protect the places we love and have a positive impact on both people and the planet Prior to joining REI Alex was with The Walt Disney Company s Corporate Citizenship team where she focused on consumer expectations research stakeholder mapping and sustainability reporting She holds a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and MBA and Master of Environmental Management degrees from Duke University where her master s thesis focused on consumer goods eco labelling Alex has served on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Net Impact Professional Chapter as a mentor in the Impact at Work program and as a member of the Industry Working Group of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board SASB Read more Alex is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction She is currently a Research Fellow at Project Drawdown Paul Hawken s undertaking to reduce global atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations Her work at Project Drawdown focuses on sharing economy solutions and smart thermostats A native of California she currently lives in Seattle Washington Sudha Nandagopal Strategic Policy Advisor Environmental Justice Service Equity Division Seattle Public Utilities Sudha is a connector story teller organizer community builder and campaigner She has long been an outspoken proponent and educator on environmental racial and social justice issues with a strong commitment to creating a more equitable world Sudha serves as a Strategic Policy Advisor in the division of Environmental Justice and Service Equity EJSE of Seattle Public Utilities Sudha also serves as the board President of OneAmerica Votes an organization focused on building power with and for immigrant communities In addition to helping EJSE better communicate key messages on equity to staff and other stakeholders Sudha works to infuse equity into SPU communications and policy work and to ensure inclusive community engagement Sudha came to SPU after most recently being the Communications Director for SEIU Local 925 At SEIU Sudha built power with and for the 23 000 members of the union She led major campaign communication efforts developed coalition partnerships trained member spokespeople and played a strategic role in advancing racial equity in the organization Read more Sudha graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Biology and Society and a specialization in environment policy and writing After college GreenCorps the field school for environmental organizing selected her for a year long fellowship Sudha worked on issues ranging from cruise ship pollution to mercury in water In 2004 Sudha then joined the team of Corporate Accountability International where she played a key role in launching the campaign to prevent corporate control of water and challenge Coca Cola s water use in villages in India Sudha later moved on to Washington Conservation Voters where she led the organizational communications efforts and managed outreach to the media around key activities Sudha was recently recognized by the Sustainable Path Foundation as one of ten Pass it Forward honorees for her work on equity and the environment Sudha is a published writer for Grist org and SeattleGlobalist org Julie Nelson Director Government Alliance for Race and Equity Julie Nelson is the Director of the Government Alliance for Race and Equity and a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California Berkeley The Alliance is a national network of government working to achieve racial equity and advance opportunities for all Nelson is the former Director of the Seattle Office for Civil Rights where she provided both vision and hands on work on Seattle s Race and Social Justice Initiative She served as the Director for the eight years She has over 25 years of experience working for local regional and federal government including with the City of Seattle s Human Services Department Administrative Services and the utilities Housing and Urban Development and Pima County Community Services in Tucson Arizona She has a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Washington and has served on the boards of many non profits and is actively involved with community groups working for race and social justice Nelson is driven by her passion for achieving equity and social justice Sara Nelson Co Founder Special Ops Fremont Brewing Company A long time do gooder Sara earned a Ph D in Cultural Anthropology at UW in order to change the world by blowing students minds Unwilling to consign herself to a life of poverty as an under employed lecturer at small colleges in the middle of nowhere she bailed from academia and found her true calling working in local politics for several years until devoting herself to the start up and expansion of Fremont Brewing Working for her family business is the perfect expression of her commitment to sustainability and community And paying the mortgage Larry Phillips Chair King County Council Larry Phillips is the current Chair of the Metropolitan King County Council He was born and raised in King County growing up in Mount Baker and Magnolia where he still lives with his wife Gail In recent years Larry has turned his attention to transportation climate change clean energy and jobs Larry helped found and serves on the Executive Committee for Climate Communities a national coalition of local governments which advocates for local government participation in federal efforts to address climate change Larry sponsored King County s Green Jobs Initiative to help King County s economy recover from the Great Recession sponsored King County legislation authorizing the creation of King County s Strategic Climate Action Plan and is committed to finding a sustainable source of funding for transit and transportation needs in our county Larry attended Queen Anne High School and the University of Washington Read more He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Willamette University College of Law He also earned a Masters of Law degree with emphasis in Labor Law from the George Washington University National Law Center After graduating from law school Larry entered public service moving to Washington D C to work for Senator Henry M Scoop Jackson before returning to Seattle to run Randy Revelle s successful campaign for King County Executive and serve as his Chief of Staff After Revelle left office Larry served as Executive Director of Shidler McBroom Gates Lucas law firm In 1988 he won election to the Washington State House of Representatives where he co authored the 1990 Growth Management Act as well as legislation to prevent oil spills in Puget Sound After

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  • GoGreen Seattle: A Conference to Green Your Business
    GoGreen Event Details Program Speakers Sponsors Partners Media Who Attends Environmental Considerations Contact GoGreen Cities GoGreen Seattle Conference 2015 Sponsors Partners Click here to view our 2014 sponsors Copyright 2016

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  • GoGreen Seattle: A Conference to Green Your Business
    in opens on Wednesday March 30 at 7 30am On site tickets raise 25 in price Have a question Take a look out some of our Frequently Asked Questions Join GoGreen for an NBIS Eco Hour and Tour with Cascade Designs On Tuesday March 29 GoGreen registrants receive 50 off tickets to the reception Use promo code gogreen For more details and to register click here Pay by Check Select

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  • GoGreen Seattle: A Conference to Green Your Business
    commuting challenges are growing quickly and continue to stress carbon levels and urban development alike When infrastructure investment is both costly and time consuming cities are beginning to find alternative transportation solutions in web based technologies and localized innovation Digital tools technology and shared economics are making better commute options possible increasing engagement and enhancing efficiencies to improve civic accountability and management This session brings together varying perspectives that are leading the next wave of alternative transportation solutions Chasing Zero Driving Markets Entrepreneurialism to Eliminate Waste Last year Washington reached its longtime goal of recycling half of all waste generated in the state Leaders are already hitting the drawing board to tackle the other half How can we rethink material use to eliminate waste throughout material life cycle The answer lies in moving waste into value streams in which they can ultimately serve as raw materials for producing new products Upstream downstream and throughout the value stream new approaches in resource recovery and recycling are helping eliminate waste and build new business opportunities This new frontier of resource use requires clever market development innovative partnerships and bold entrepreneurialism Building on the discussion launched in 2012 learn how you can plug in How We Live Work Intersections of Health and Sustainability The interdependencies between human health well being and sustainability are becoming acutely apparent We know that a changing climate is already making a significant impact on the ability of human beings to enjoy healthy lives Add to that the compounding effects of air and water pollution industrialization and population growth and we are confronted with a complex planning and policy challenge The key is to invest in healthy workplaces and community design as we work toward our greater sustainability goals Come join the discussion with 4 different leaders who are making waves at the intersection of health and sustainability The Architecture of Change Lessons from the Front Lines of Behavioral Institutional and Cultural Change There is a reason why most change attempts end in failure That is because change managers are unfamiliar with the systemic complexity of change science and lack the know how to strategically navigate inevitable opposition This Lab presents the architecture of change and the key ways to make it last Participants will challenge their mental modes and explore the nature of resistance through various lenses Drawn from the frontlines of Starbucks McKinstry and Puget Sound Energy change making veterans share lessons ranging from relationship building to customizing language and messaging Come prepared to have your archetypes rocked and your toolboxes filled to the brim Advanced Supply Chain Mapping Building Vendor Relationships Transparency One of the most commonly cited obstacles in sustainability management is understanding the supply chain beyond your immediate vendors For private and public sector alike the challenge faced by organizations is to boost supplier engagement and bridge the gap between suppliers simply filling out disclosure forms and truly mapping environmental and social impact We bring together demonstrations of mapping your multi tier suppliers strengthening

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  • GoGreen Seattle: A Conference to Green Your Business
    businesses is greening the supply chain This nuts and bolts session will walk through the key concepts processes and stakeholders integral to developing a more sustainable supply chain Panelists will break down the different areas of supply chain sustainability from upstream life cycles of products all the way to optimizing shipping routes Sub topics include contracting policy writing developing procurement standards and managing relationships with vendors Leading the Organizational Change Management Strategies to Support the Culture Shift It has been shown that sustaining sustainability initiatives in businesses for the long haul requires a fundamental shift toward an organizational culture of sustainability However conventional practices of integrating employee incentives or benevolent intentions just don t cut it In this session author Carol Sanford and panelists will guide attendees in a compelling and interactive conversation about how to change the conversation Attendees will learn how to align their organizational cultures with a core purpose of sustainability and devise effective management solutions to get them there Green Your Fleet Integrating Alternative Vehicle Strategies into Your Business Green transportation options have grown significantly in recent years largely in part of the opportunities associated with improved efficiency and combating rising gas prices This session will showcase programs and case studies that have developed traditional and alternative sustainable transportation systems that improve the bottom line while reducing carbon footprint and protecting the environment Participants will walk away with tools and knowledge to apply to their companies the very next day and ideas to inspire innovation in this emerging field Emerging Leaders Trends and Culture Shifts as a New Generation Takes the Torch As a new generation rises culture shifts are inevitable But what will business look like when the kids who grew up recycling and learning about the dangers of global warming take the reins We present four emerging leaders you ll be hearing a lot more from in the years to come to share a sneak preview of what to expect from sustainable business under their generation s leadership These movers and shakers will share the generational trends and culture shifts that will transpire as they relate to technology diversity organizational dynamics communication and doing good while making a profit Building the Business Case Measuring Progress toward Sustainability Goals The business case is often the top argument both for and against adopting sustainability measures From businesses that are just joining the sustainability transition to veterans who are carving the way progress toward improved sustainability must be measured This session will host companies from different levels of sustainability engagement to discuss data gathering metrics and tools reporting procedures and success stories of how to best measure progress 2012 Innovators in Sustainability What s next on the frontiers of sustainable business innovation in the Puget Sound Region Attend this session to find out This session gathers a mix of top 2012 innovators to showcase their success stories and insights Panelists discuss hot opportunities in the business region their forecast of developing trends in the near future and

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  • GoGreen Seattle: A Conference to Green Your Business
    on the Council Richard focused on making Seattle a more sustainable city creating a Zero Waste strategy building neighborhoods improving pedestrian mobility and transportation infrastructure and making government more transparent In 2008 Richard developed the Local Food Action Initiative to increase Seattle s access to nutritional foods reduce costs for farmers bringing their produce to markets in Seattle and strengthen the security of our food supply He founded and currently co chairs the Regional Food Policy Council Jacob Davis Facility Operations Manager CenturyLink Field Home of Seahawks SoundersFC SPEAKING 11 00am Top Washington Industry Showcase Green Champions Making the Case for Sustainability Jacob Davis is a facilities manager for CenturyLink Field and CenturyLink Field Event Center and WaMu Theater home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC Jacob oversees all sustainability efforts for the venues by implementing plans to operate at the most efficient level and improving standards to be as environmentally conscious as possible Jacob is also developing the Defend Your Turf campaign an avenue to engage fans of the sustainability efforts at the stadium while also providing them with the tools to reduce their carbon footprint at home and at the office Jacob s responsibilities also include management of the facilities maintenance and engineering staff Jacob joined the team at First and Goal Inc in 2008 as a building engineer and was quickly promoted to engineering lead before taking on his current role Jacob is a Seattle native and is married with 3 young boys Peter Donahue Compost Master Alleycat Acres SPEAKING 3 00pm Mini Charette Defining Actionable Solutions to Local Food Movement Challenges in the Puget Sound Region Peter Donahue is the Compost Coordinator at the Alleycat Acres Collective Alleycat is an all volunteer project that converts Seattle city lots to agriculture production We manage small vegetable plots a new fruit orchard bee hives and a chicken pen as a community garden sharing the produce among the participants and donating the surplus to food banks We have been operating a few years but are always experimenting with new farm and composting techniques I am a graduate of the TILTH master compost program a native plant steward with the North West Native Plant Society a member of the Judkins P Patch and a gardener in Seattle for 30 years I am an inside wireman with IBEW local 46 and approach urban agriculture as a food security issue all urban dwellers need to take on Alleycat hopes to be a resource for more sustainable food production and recycling Jason Fiorito President Pacific Innovation Center SPEAKING 4 30pm Closing Keynote Introduction Jason is President of Pacific Innovation Center In addition Jason has been President of Pacific Raceways for 11 years He is responsible for financing strategic planning governmental relations master planning and developing track relationships and partners Jason was instrumental in working with local governments to secure legislation that allows for the development and improvements that are planned for Pacific Raceways He is the third generation of his family to have involvement with the Kent facility Prior to becoming raceway President Jason worked in the family s heavy highway construction business in quarrying mining and commercial development Jason majored in Political Science at the University of Washington and the University of Colorado Sheri Flies Assistant General Merchandise Manager Global Sourcing Costco SPEAKING 11 00am Getting Beyond Sustainable Business as Usual Creating Strategies for Scaling up the Impact of Sustainable Business Practices Sheri Flies began her career with Costco Wholesale Corporation over 18 years ago as Corporate Counsel where she was responsible for Costco s legal issues related to merchandising its vendor code of conduct intellectual property pharmacy export e commerce and privacy In 2007 Sheri transitioned from legal into the buying side of the business in order to learn how to integrate sustainability practices into everyday buying decisions She currently holds the position of Assistant General Merchandising Manager in the Corporate Foods Department Sheri s teams support the development of Costco s private label Kirkland Signature products in numerous categories including nuts snacks confectionary chocolate and eggs She is involved with various sustainability projects both domestically and internationally that explore market based solutions to address poverty and malnutrition with an emphasis on value chain analysis to source Sheri is a frequent guest lecturer at various universities discussing topics related to business ethics and sustainability Read more She is a 2011 recipient of the James Beard Foundation Leadership Award and is currently on the Advisory Board for the Center for Business Ethics at the Albers School of Business of Seattle University Sheri also managed Costco s participation in a private public collaboration to develop and build a replicable affordable and high quality early learning center for children and families She is a past Board Member of the Foundation for Early Learning and served on the Governor s Commission on Early Learning for Washington State Prior to joining Costco Sheri was a partner in a Seattle law firm She and her husband of 32 years are the grateful parents of two daughters Claudia Frere Director Environmental Stewardship Sustainability University of Washington SPEAKING 11 00am Moving Forward Beyond Year Four 11 Keys to Make Sustainability Stick Claudia Frere is a Director for the University of Washington s Environmental Stewardship Sustainability office responsible for overseeing communications reporting programs activities office operations managing staff students and interns She started her career in the financial services industry prior to working in the nonprofit social entrepreneurship sector in the San Francisco Bay Area In these positions she launched community involvement plans for multinational companies and advised corporations with corporate social responsibility program implementations Claudia graduated Cum Laude in Politics from the University of San Francisco and received an MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility from Nottingham University Business School in the UK where she received a full scholarship from the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility ICCSR While in graduate school Claudia launched the business school s first Net Impact Chapter and led post graduate students with environmental engagement projects Claudia volunteers with various nonprofit organizations and served as a Board Advisor to the Seattle Net Impact Professional Chapter Erik Froyd Founder Milepost Consulting SPEAKING 9 30am Benchmark Your Performance with B Corp Erik has 20 plus years of experience designing implementing and managing back office business operations His areas of expertise include Finance and Administration Human Resources Management Reporting and Business Process Efficiency and Automation For the last decade Erik has been focused on integrating the discipline of Sustainability with both internal operations and with client projects Results from these efforts include the design and implementation of environmental and social performance reporting systems for large agribusiness clients development of financial models that integrate environmental and social returns into pro forma investment analysis and the design of management reporting systems and dashboards that incorporate sustainability performance indicators with financial indicators Erik is currently the President of Milepost Consulting Inc Brian Geller Founder Executive Director Seattle 2030 District SPEAKING 3 00pm Building Energy Collaborative Live Feed Showcase of High Performance Seattle Buildings Brian is the Founder and Executive Director of the Seattle 2030 District a public private partnership of property owners managers design professionals King County and The City of Seattle to create America s first High Performance Building District Brian previously worked for ZGF architects as a sustainability specialist overseeing sustainable design of major projects at the Seattle office including Seattle s King Street Station and Nintendo of America s new corporate headquarters in Redmond WA Brian has a Masters Degree in Architecture from Parsons School of Design and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Skidmore College Amy Grondin Owner Fisherman Duna Fisheries SPEAKING 11 00am Top Washington Industry Showcase Green Champions Making the Case for Sustainability Amy Grondin has worked since 1993 on boats in the Alaska and Washington salmon industries as a fish buyer microprocessor and a commercial fisherman When not on the water she works in commercial fishing outreach and specializes in sustainable seafood information Fishing communities and organizations that work with commercial fishing communities seek her services Amy has worked in this capacity for the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Ecotrust and Ocean Conservancy among others Often Amy acts as a liaison between fishermen farmers and culinary professionals seeking sustainable seafood and landfood sources as well as information on the politics of food A long time member of Slow Food and the Chefs Collaborative she advocates for sustainable local and regional food systems and has great concern for the sustainability of ocean resources She lives in Port Townsend WA Claudia Hage Change Management Consultant Alaska Airlines SPEAKING 3 00pm Architecture of Change Part II Building Your Change Program Claudia consults with all divisions regarding the impact of organizational change and works to transition individuals toward successful outcomes An expert in organizational development change and process improvement Claudia has worked to help individuals teams and organizations explore alternative paths for over 30 years She understands the importance of relationships and their link to achieving strategic objectives Claudia and her husband live in the Seattle area and enjoy all the outdoor opportunities in the Pacific North West Mark Hower Ph D Professor of Business Leadership Social Change Antioch University SPEAKING 11 00am Getting Beyond Sustainable Business as Usual Creating Strategies for Scaling up the Impact of Sustainable Business Practices Mark is a core faculty member with the Graduate Programs in Leadership and Change GLC He teaches several of the core GLC courses including Transformative Leadership Global Pluralism Systemic Thinking and the Methods of Sustainable Change Series In addition to a faculty role Hower has held a number of administrative positions in Antioch University Seattle Hower served as the interim President for the Seattle campus for a year and for three years prior to that was the Special Assistant to the President During much of the three years he also taught part time in the Graduate Programs in Leadership and Change Hower joined the Graduate Management and Leadership faculty in 2000 and he served as chair and program director Hower was a founding member of the Graduate Programs in Leadership and Change and helped develop its integrated graduate curriculum co teaching structure and cohort learning model Dr Jeff Leinaweaver Founder Principal Global Zen Sustainability SPEAKING 7 00am Materiality Matters An Interactive GRI Certified Short Course Dr Jeff Leinaweaver is founder and principal of Global Zen Sustainability He is a strategic sustainability strategist organizational development professional and nationally known storyteller who works with organizations and leaders on crafting authentic narratives that best showcase their emergent sustainability story Jeff has wide ranging sustainability expertise in management consulting intercultural communication strategic leadership development social performance organizational storytelling sustainability CSR reporting and training He is one of the leading GRI certified trainer consultants in the United States by way of a strategic partnership with the ISOS Group Jeff is also a contributing writer to the Guardian s Sustainable Business Column Jeff is a graduate faculty member at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute and adjunct at the University of Washington Capella University and Antioch University Read more Additionally Jeff holds a Permaculture Design Certification with advanced teaching work in social ecological Permaculture design Jeff is a Global Professional in Human Resources GPHR and an associate with The Natural Step organization Jeff has done work with a variety of companies and organizations including Amazon com Kyocera Olympus The Associated Press Salesforce Johns Manville Symantec Umpqua Bank The Smithsonian Institution The International Society of Sustainability Professionals ISSP and OUR Ecovillage Michael Luni Libes Founder Managing Director Fledge SPEAKING 9 30am Benchmark Your Performance with B Corp Luni is a 22 year career serial entrepreneur who has founded six startups five of which continue to operate Most recently he founded Fledge the conscious company incubator http fledge co and Kick our incubator http kickincubator com Starting in 2011 Luni switched focus from starting and building tech startups to advising mentoring and educating socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs As Entrepreneur in Residence and Faculty at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute he teaches and mentors MBA candidates on the process of sustainable business planning As Entrepreneur in Residence Emeritus at the University of Washington s Center for Commercialization he worked with students faculty and researchers in turning their research into startup companies And as author of The Next Step series of books lunarmobiscuit com Luni hopes to help thousands of other conscious entrepreneurs in their endeavors Zachary Lyons President Seattle Chefs Collaborative SPEAKING 1 30pm The Sustainable Food Eco System A Regional Economic Driver for Business Zachary Lyons is President of the Seattle chapter Chefs Collaborative the largest and most active local network of that national organize by far He has served on its board since 1999 and he has organized many local food events for it including Farmer Fisher Chef Connection the Insider Series and the Meet Greet program Lyons also serves as the Communications Director Vendor Liaison and Chef Liaison for the Seattle Farmers Market Association which operates three farmers markets in the city of Seattle in the Ballard Madrona and Wallingford neighborhoods Lyons has worked as a freelance writer and photographer specializing in food and agriculture and a local food system event organizer He has been published in numerous publications including Growing For Market NewFarm org Pacific Fishing SeattleDining com Seattle Business Monthly Seattle Magazine Seattle Weekly Touch The Soil and Wild Catch Magazine He coauthored the Washington State Farmers Market Manual Washington State University 2008 Read more Lyons served as Executive Director of the Washington State Farmers Market Association from 1999 2005 and during his tenure he served on the board of the National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs and the board of the From the Heart of Washington Campaign Washington s agriculture promotion campaign He recruited Farm Aid to come to Seattle in 2004 and he served as the primary organizer and liaison for all local events surrounding that event From 2006 2008 he was the lead organizer of Washington State University s Seattle event that showcased what the University is doing for Washington s food and agriculture communities by pairing faculty with farmers with chefs Lyons is a veteran certified barbecue judge in both the Pacific Northwest Barbecue Association and the Kansas City Barbecue Society Carman McKinney Director of Sustainability Roy Farms SPEAKING 11 00am Moving Forward Beyond Year Four 11 Keys to Make Sustainability Stick Raised in the heart of hop country in the Yakima Valley in Washington State Carman has invested over 20 years in the Ag industry the last 13 years have been specifically dedicated to the growing and manufacturing of hops As Food Safety Sustainability Manager at Roy Farms Inc she is responsible for the corporate governance of all 3rd party food safety and environmental programs human safety and education organic producer processor programs and sustainability life cycle assessments Under her direction Roy Farms recently became the first hop farm in the U S to become GlobalGAP certified and the first hop farm in WA to become Salmon Safe certified Dennis McLerran Regional Administrator EPA Region 10 SPEAKING April 29 at 3 00pm EPA Executive Forum Dennis McLerran was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the Regional Administrator RA for Region 10 leading a staff of 650 employees with responsibility for an annual budget of 500 million He was sworn in on February 22 2010 As RA Dennis oversees the implementation and enforcement of the federal environmental rules and regulations in the states of Washington Oregon Idaho and Alaska including 271 tribal governments in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Before moving to EPA Dennis served as Executive Director of the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency a state chartered regional agency that adopts and enforces air quality standards that protect the health of 3 5 million Washington residents As executive director he led the development of an innovative strategy to reduce emissions at the ports of Seattle Tacoma and Metro Vancouver Prior to that he served as City Attorney for the City of Port Townsend and Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Land Use Read more Dennis has over 20 years experience as an advocate attorney and administrator Dennis received his bachelor s degree from the University of Washington and a J D from the Seattle University School of Law Egils Milbergs President Chief Executive Officer Center for Accelerating Innovation SPEAKING 11 00am Getting Beyond Sustainable Business as Usual Creating Strategies for Scaling up the Impact of Sustainable Business Practices Egils Milbergs is a globally recognized thought leader and strategist in innovation technology commercialization and industrial competitiveness Noteworthy highlights in his career include implementer of the far reaching Bayh Dole Act director of a presidential commission on industrial competitiveness advocate for restoring US manufacturing leadership and an inspiring trailblazer for innovation He currently is president of the Center for Accelerating Innovation an independent economic development organization building innovation ecosystems accelerating entrepreneurship and promoting sustainable economic growth and job creation He is the former executive director of the Washington Economic Development Commission The Commission championed a ground breaking innovation model for economic development implemented the STARS program to recruit world class teams financed over 30 Entrepreneurs in Residence at the University of Washington and Washington State University and joined forces with the Department of Commerce in designating Innovation Partnership Zones 18 to date Read more Mr Milbergs prior experience includes originating the innovation ecosystem framework for National Innovation Initiative of the Council on Competitiveness president of the National Council for Advanced Manufacturing president of the bi partisan Institute for Illinois and strategic adviser to Virginia s Center for Innovative Technology As Deputy Assistant Secretary for productivity technology and innovation for the U S Commerce Department under Malcolm Baldridge he had lead responsibility for the Bayh Dole Act and technology transfer policy across all federal agencies He was instrumental in establishing the Baldridge National Quality Award He served the White House as executive director of the President s Commission on Industrial Competitiveness Young Commission which produced the landmark report Global Competition The New Reality He is a graduate of Harvard College Beth Montag Schmaltz Founding Partner PeopleFirm SPEAKING 11 00am The Neuroscience of Change Businesses Building Effective Change Programs 3 00pm Architecture of Change Part II Building Your Change Program Beth is a founding partner of PeopleFirm and a recognized researcher practitioner innovator and thought leader in the field of adoption and change execution methodologies and tools Throughout her 16 year professional journey she has designed and managed complex change management programs for strategic and high risk corporate initiatives Beth brings a wealth of knowledge experience and creative energy to guiding organizations and their leaders through a structured yet uniquely tailored process that produces concrete returns on their investments As an author of cutting edge articles and white papers Beth provides companies with the unconventional wisdom to reach and often exceed their business goals through a practical approach to leading people through change In addition to leading PeopleFirm s Change Management Practice Beth is a board member of the PNW Chapter of Association of Change Management Professionals ACMP and is credited with establishing the first US based regional ACMP community of change practitioners Read more Today Beth is pioneering advances in two unique areas of change management developing best practices for measuring and tracking change initiatives across the enterprise and building sustainable change capable organizations Given her thought leadership and depth of experience Beth is in high demand as an advisor to executive teams on the key challenges in managing organizations saturated with change Beth developed deep experience in the telecommunications industry before moving on to lead projects in high technology non profit manufacturing and financial services Prior to co founding PeopleFirm Beth was the vice president in charge of Hitachi Consulting s Global Organizational Change Management Practice Beth has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and minor in Psychology from Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio and an Executive MBA from the University of Washington She is Prosci certified a board member of the PNW Chapter of Association of Change Management Professionals ACMP and founder of the Pacific Northwest Change Alliance She lends the same energy that she brings to her work with PeopleFirm to the Board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Puget Sound At the end of the day Beth loves to travel and savor Pinot Noirs with her husband Chris Lucy Moore Author Common Ground on Hostile Turf SPEAKING 3 00pm Mini Charette Defining Actionable Solutions to Local Food Movement Challenges in the Puget Sound Region A mediator facilitator trainer and consultant focusing on public policy and natural resource issues Lucy Moore has been in the center of highly polarized environmental conflicts for the past 25 years Her clients are federal state local and tribal governments and agencies as well as communities non profits and environmental and business interests Based in Santa Fe and working regionally and nationally Lucy has mediated multi year negotiation processes facilitated public meetings of 400 and offered trainings in Power of Apology and Dealing with Difficult People and Hostile Meetings She recently completed the successful negotiation of the Tribal Consultation Policy for the Department of Interior She is currently working with a group on local sustainable food policies Having lived in the heart of Navajo Country Lucy has a strong background and credibility in Indian country and has worked with dozens of different tribes pueblos and nations Read more She brings a cross cultural sensitivity to all her work and regularly mentors those who might otherwise not have access to the Alternative Dispute Resolution field believing that the future health of the profession depends on its diversity and accessibility Common Ground on Hostile Turf Stories from an Environmental Mediator was published by Island Press in 2013 Lucy s first book Into the Canyon Seven Years in Navajo Country won Best Memoir from Women Writing the West in 2004 Karl Ostrom Ph D Co Executive Director Network for Business Innovation Sustainability NBIS SPEAKING 11 00am Getting Beyond Sustainable Business as Usual Creating Strategies for Scaling up the Impact of Sustainable Business Practices Karl Ostrom is founder and Co Executive Director of NBIS Since its founding in 2003 NBIS has provided regional leadership professional development programs and a cross sector collaborative community to advance sustainability through the business sector NBIS provides meaningful strategic tools and opportunities for companies to broaden their impact deepen their mission and build long term success Karl plays an instrumental role in conceptualizing and communicating the opportunities for sustainable business on the local and global scale As a consultant and advisor he helps businesses develop leadership strategies and management practices that contribute to the urgent needs of our time while building profitable sustainable companies He has been an adjunct professor in sustainable business at Seattle University Argosy University and the Leadership Institute of Seattle and served on the Advisory Board of the Center for Creative Change at Antioch University Seattle Read more Karl s PhD in Clinical Psychology completed at the University of North Carolina contributes to his understanding of systemic approaches to organizational change and leadership development His publications include Is there Hope for the City Marcy Ostrom Ph D Director Small Farms Program Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources Washington State University SPEAKING 11 00am Getting Beyond Sustainable Business as Usual Creating Strategies for Scaling up the Impact of Sustainable Business Practices Dr Marcia Ostrom is an Associate Professor in the School of the Environment and the Director of the Small Farms Program in the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources at Washington State University She teaches courses on food system sustainability and has led numerous interdisciplinary research and education projects focused on improving the sustainability of Washington s food and farming systems She holds a Ph D in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin and an M S from the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Her research interests center on profitable values based farming and marketing strategies increasing the adoption of ecologically based farming techniques and regional food system development She has a long history of academic work focused on gaining a better understanding of movements for change in the food and agriculture system at community regional national and international levels Brad Ouderkirk Director of Solutions Engineering Ecova SPEAKING April 29 at 3 00pm EPA Executive Forum Brad Ouderkirk has been with Ecova for over 8 years focusing on resource management and sustainability in a variety of roles including strategic consulting and business development Prior to Ecova Brad worked at the Renewable Northwest Project the City of Portland and Household Finance With a background in economics and finance Brad brings a financial focus to sustainability Larry Phillips Council Chair and Councilmember King County SPEAKING 1 15pm Mid Day Keynote Introduction Larry Phillips is the current Chair of the Metropolitan King County Council He was born and raised in King County growing up in Mount Baker and Magnolia where he still lives with his wife Gail In recent years Larry has turned his attention to transportation climate change clean energy and jobs Larry helped found and serves on the Executive Committee for Climate Communities a national coalition of local governments which advocates for local government participation in federal efforts to address climate change Larry sponsored King County s Green Jobs Initiative to help King County s economy recover from the Great Recession sponsored King County legislation authorizing the creation of King County s Strategic Climate Action Plan and is committed to finding a sustainable source of funding for transit and transportation needs in our county Larry attended Queen Anne High School and the University of Washington Read more He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Willamette University College of Law He also earned a Masters of Law degree with emphasis in Labor Law from the George Washington University National Law Center After graduating from law school Larry entered public service moving to Washington D C to work for Senator Henry M Scoop Jackson before returning to Seattle to run Randy Revelle s successful campaign for King County Executive and serve as his Chief of Staff After Revelle left office Larry served as Executive Director of Shidler McBroom Gates Lucas law firm In 1988 he won election to the Washington State House of Representatives where he co authored the 1990 Growth Management Act as well as legislation to prevent oil spills in Puget Sound After serving two terms in the legislature Larry won his seat on the Metropolitan King County Council to represent District Four where he turned from his work adopting the State Growth Management Act in the legislature to implementing the GMA in Washington s most populous county Larry s work as chair of the Regional Water Quality Committee led to the adoption of the Regional Wastewater Services Plan to protect water quality in Puget Sound and Lake Washington while allowing economic growth and urban density to continue As a founding member and current Chair of Water Resource Inventory Area WRIA 8 Larry helped coordinate a local response to the federal listing of Chinook salmon as endangered Larry has played a pivotal role in preserving over 165 000 acres of farm and forest land and salmon habitat as open space Andrea Platt Dwyer Executive Director Seattle Tilth SPEAKING 1 30pm The Sustainable Food Eco System A Regional Economic Driver for Business Andrea Platt Dwyer is the executive director of Seattle Tilth a Seattle nonprofit organization that inspires and educates people to safeguard our natural resources while building an equitable and sustainable local food system She is motivated to increase food security improve public health and support a healthy environment while providing employment and income to those working in the food system all essentials to building a vibrant and sustainable community Andrea has thirty years of experience in nonprofit management Before moving to Seattle in 2008 she worked for nine years as the CEO of Camp Fire USA Minnesota Council Previous roles include executive director positions with Woodswomen and Pro Choice Resources and associate director with the Upper Midwest Women s History Center While working for the Minnesota Council Andrea chaired the Association of Councils a professional association for council executives from across the USA served on Camp Fire USA s national board of directors and served on the Minnesota Commission on Out of School Time Read more Andrea has served on a number of nonprofit boards and currently serves on the Puget Sound Regional Food Policy Council Andrea has always enjoyed growing fresh herbs to use while cooking This year she is more than doubling her veggie garden and considering getting chickens Thomas Ranken President Chief Executive Officer Washington Clean Technology Alliance SPEAKING 11 00am Top Washington Industry Showcase Green Champions Making the Case for Sustainability Under Tom s leadership the WCTA s membership has expanded to nearly 250 companies research institutions and organizations working to build an important new sector in Washington State Prior to joining the WCTA Tom was a Seattle based entrepreneur and management consultant Tom co founded and was CEO of VizX Labs a bioinformatics company Tom also led a team that turned around and doubled the size of Axio Research Corporation following significant losses He directed public affairs at the state s largest biotechnology company Immunex now Amgen and was President of the Washington Biotechnology Biomedical Association He spent seven years in banking Tom spent fourteen years as a Trustee of Harborview Medical Center including serving as President of the Board He has served on the Boards of VizX Labs Axio Research the Washington Biotechnology Biomedical Association Chair the Technology Alliance the University Sunrise Rotary Club President Council of State Bioscience Associations Chair Seattle Mental Health Chair Crisis Clinic and others Read more An Eagle Scout Tom spent five years as Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 80 and now serves on the Aurora District Committee as Finance Chair At last count nearly 40 of the Scouts in Tom s troop had made Eagle including his son Tom has an MBA from the University of Washington and a BA in economics from the University of Virginia John Rhoads Director for Smart Building Solutions Energy Services Accenture SPEAKING 3 00pm Building Energy Collaborative Live Feed Showcase of High Performance Seattle Buildings John Rhoads is the Western USA Director for Accenture s Smart Building Solutions and Energy Services practice He is the Accenture Project Director responsible for implementing Seattle s High Performance Buildings pilots on behalf of Seattle District 2030 Former projects have included designing commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs for multiple electric utility companies creating an Energy Performance Contracting EPC model for the government of Ireland and delivering the UK s Building Energy Efficiency Program RE FIT Prior to joining Accenture Mr Rhoads worked as a management strategy consultant within the power and industrial equipment industries and as an engineer and physicist in the defense industry Mr Rhoads holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business an MS in Applied Physics from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Tulane University Michael Roy Owner Roy Farms SPEAKING 11 00am Moving Forward Beyond Year Four 11 Keys to Make Sustainability Stick Michael Roy is the Hop Division Director and part owner of Roy Farms a 4th generation farm located in the Yakima Valley in Washington State Michael has been involved in many aspects of the family owned business over the years but his expertise lies in managing one of the largest hop farms in the nation His focus is primarily on technology and also has a strong intention of evolving the sustainable culture in the agricultural industry Michael enjoys challenges whether at work dealing with Mother Nature while continually striving for improvement or in his spare time as an experienced rock climber On the farming foot he serves on the board of directors of several local organizations that are involved in the agricultural industry He was directly involved in establishing the American Organic Hop Growers Association AOHGA Early in 2013 AOHGA lobbied USDA to rule that organic hops have to be used to brew organic beer More recently he was involved and instrumental in the first U S hop farm to become GlobalGap certified and the first hop farm in WA to have acreage Salmon Safe certified Rodney Schauf FMA CEOE Director of Engineering Sheraton Seattle Hotel SPEAKING 3 00pm Building Energy Collaborative Live Feed Showcase of High Performance Seattle Buildings I have been active in Facility Management and operations for 40 years the past 27 with Starwood Hotels and Resorts Twenty of those years as Director of Engineering I m a member of the Starwood Engineering Advisory Council whose tasked with Engineering policy procedure and technology initiatives My department was just profiled at a recent Starwood convention as a model for a proactive engineering operation using the latest technology and developing best practices to stream line and shorten equipment down time and accelerate our response issues a guest may experience I have a long history in energy conservation going back to 1995 and the EPA Green Light Program certification Our most recent project is the with the 2030 district and Accenture to use their computing power to help us identify and perform constant commissioning activities at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel We were recently recognized as one of Washington s 50 greenest companies and I participated as a panel member at the Northwest future of energy conference this past October Lilly Simmering Food Economy Program Manager King County SPEAKING 1 30pm The Sustainable Food Eco System A Regional Economic Driver for Business Lilly Simmering is King County s first food economy program manager Hired earlier this year to help coordinate King County Executive Dow Constantine s new Local Food Initiative Simmering brings impressive credentials to the position Along with coordinating foreign agriculture marketing strategies and working on compliance and legal issues for the U S Department of Agriculture she has marketed Asian specialty crops for the California Highlander Cooperative Simmering has degrees in public relations political science and law and is a licensed attorney What s more as the daughter of Hmong farmers in Fresno California who grew strawberries and Asian specialty crops and owned a restaurant Simmering knows first hand what it means to think farm to table The county s Local Food Initiative will build on existing efforts to grow the local food economy improve access to healthy local food in low income areas and create a more resilient sustainable local food supply to help secure the region s food system from the risks of climate change Ellen Southard Salmon Safe Outreach Manager Stewardship Partners SPEAKING 3 00pm Mini Charette Defining Actionable Solutions to Local Food Movement Challenges in the Puget Sound Region Ellen Southard founded Site Story to be a firm dedicated to supporting community enriching projects that emphasize storytelling and place making With a background in history and education she works closely with both public and private sector clients to lead community engagement and education for planning efforts preservation public policy and sustainable community development projects She has created a unique niche of facilitating and engaging the public in planning processes through a comprehensive understanding of the built and un built environment Her projects span a wide variety of rural and urban conditions from preserving natural resources and open space to historic structures and preservation Her work celebrates the modernism gutsy industrial history of the evolving west embraces the courage and resilience of indigenous cultures and pioneer people and acknowledges that the most important aspects of her work is to bring about 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