GSN Appoints New Board Members
GSN announced its recent board appointment to the Board of Directors. Those elected are talented individuals who bring depth and experience in practicing sustainability and bringing international reach to the spa industry. GSN welcomes Teresa Flyger, Director, Global Brand Wellness at Hilton Worldwide and Sallie Fraenkel, Founder and President of Mind Body Spirit Network. As a development project manager within the spa and fitness industry for the past 20 years, Flyger developed award-winning projects with multi-cultural teams around the globe. Having recently joined the Hilton team, Teresa’s focus is on creating unique wellness spaces and guest experiences. Her previous experience includes working with numerous wellness consulting teams and guiding wellness development projects with top architectural and interior design firms offering a collaboration with innovative and talented teams.
“For many years I have known that GSN resonates with my personal mission of promoting wellness, luxury, and personal care in a way that is environmentally socially responsible. GSN stands out amongst the organizations as one that I can truly support and look forward to what we can do together in the near future.”
Sallie Fraenkel connects people through events focusing on spa, wellness, food, beauty, and travel. She has a lifelong passion for and expertise in wellness travel which she uses in her consulting practice. Fraenkel’s latest addition to her portfolio is a certification in Coaching for Transformation. Fraenkel is the former COO of Spa finder Wellness, Inc.® and Executive Vice President of the Global Wellness Summit. Prior to that she had a twenty-year career in the entertainment industry at Showtime Networks. Sallie serves on several non-profit boards including Gift of Hope, NYSPA, and as Co-Chair of the Social Impact Initiative for the Global Wellness Institute.
“Becoming part of the GSN board is very exciting for me as my personal belief that one cannot have true wellness of the individual without wellness of the planet is so closely aligned with that of the organization. It’s a privilege to serve with such dedicated and talented group of spa/wellness professionals who give their time and energy to this organization.”
– Sallie Fraenkel
The full list of the Board of Directors is available on GSN’s website at https://greenspanetwork.org/about/.
GSN is a 501(c) 6 nonprofit trade association serving the spa industry in support of action for a sustainable future. Their mission is to promote the vital connections between personal wellbeing, economic sustainability and the health of our planet. Through networking, education, and best practices developed with a membership of the nation’s most innovative green spas, GSN is a resource for vital people building a vital planet. www.greenspanetwork.org
Joanna Roche, GSN Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org