GSN Planet Appoints New Board Members
August 2, 2021 (Nantucket, MA)—GSN Planet (GSN) is pleased to announce recent board appointments to the Board of Directors who are dedicated to leading the spa and wellness industry’s growth in the new green economy, helping to incorporate sustainable and regenerative business practices for the betterment of the planet.
GSN has added five additional members, bringing the total Board of Directors to 17. Current and newly elected members are diverse and talented individuals who bring experience in practicing sustainability in their personal and professional lives and bring international reach to the industry.
“We are honored and humbled by the response we received by so many professionals who were interested in serving the members and sponsors of GSN Planet,” says Thor Holm, GSN Planet Board President. “It was a daunting task selecting this group of directors from all those that applied, but that selection was based on the board’s present needs and the talents of the applicants. It is with great pleasure that we welcome Brett, Danny, Kate, Kenzie and Saied to the dedicated group already working on our community’s and industry’s behalf.”
GSN Planet welcomes the following newly elected members to the board:
● Bret Dugan, Chief Operating Officer, Soleil Toujours
● Saied Karamooz, President, Blue Beautifly
● Kate Morrison, Director of Wellness & Sustainability, Ojai Valley Inn
● Danny Silva, Director of Wellness, Auberge Resort – Stanly Ranch
● Kenzie Vath, Director of Wellness & Sustainability, Pacific Hospitality Group
GSN Board President, Thor Holm, General Manager, General Manager, Farm to Coast Collective + the Livery on Main; GSN Board Treasurer Wendy Bosalavage, CRO and President, LIVunLtd; Julie Andrews, Andrews Marketing Group; Clifford Bast, Founder and Principal at Bast Sustainability, ESG & SDGs Consulting; Rocco Bova, Managing Director, Grupo Hotelero 1800; Lynn Curry, President, Curry Spa Consulting; Maggy Dunphy, Founder, SOS-Spaproject.com; Sallie Fraenkel, President, Mind Body Spirit Network; Suzy Bordeaux Johlfs, Spa Director, Silverado Resort & Spa; Nicole Lampsa, Chief Operating Officer, Honua Hawaiian Skincare; Natasha Prybyla, Founder and CMT, Sloco Health & Wellness; Adar Venyige, Director of Sales for Dazzle Dry/VB Cosmetics; will continue as vital members of the Board.
The full list of the Board of Directors is available on the GSN website at gsnplanet.org/about/our-team.
About GSN Planet:
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. Learn more at gsnplanet.org.