June 4, 2015 Event Panelist List
Subject to change for future events
Our panelist list includes some of the top environmental, #GreenBuilding, #HealthyHousing, #Sustainability experts and bloggers on the planet! Check out the profiles below and follow them on Twitter.
Here are all of their Twitter handles in one quick easy place, please follow all of our panelists to help us spread the word and to get the most out of this event! Thank you!
@ErinEly, @GreenTalk, @GreenSisterhood, @Bookieboo, @GreenAndHealthy, @GreenIsUni, @LynnHasselbrgr, @MyEarth360, @TheGreenDivas, @GreenForU, @Non_Toxic_Kids, @YourOrganicLife, @HomeTips4Women, @EcoLuxeDesigns, @RetroHouseWife5, @DianeMacEachern, @BigGreenPurse, @LeadSafeAmerica, @MisLEADMovie, @EatSleepBe, @FlourSackMama, @LewCorporation, @RadioGDGD, @GreenDivaMeg, @GreenDivaLynn, @GDGreenDude, @WardenNetwork, @GreenDivaStudio, @YourOrganicLife, @ThePureHouse & @EdBegleyJr
Green Diva Meg (aka Megan McWilliams), co-founder of GDGD Radio. is a green living expert and media personality as the producer and host of the Green Divas Radio Show. She has been sharing low-stress ways of living a deeper shade of green for over 20 years. She also produces podcasts and videos for the Green Divas and other clients through the Green Diva Studio.
Lynn Hasselberger is co-founder of GDGD Radio; Producer of the Green Divas Radio Show; and Managing Editor of The Green Divas blog. She’s also a mom, writer and award-winning cat-herder, treehugger and social media addict who lives in Chicagoland. In her rare moments of spare time, she blogs at LynnHasselberger.com.
Diane MacEachern founded Big Green Purse to help consumers use their marketplace clout to protect themselves, their families and their communities. She is a best-selling author, award-winning ecopreneur, and green business consultant whose clients have ranged from EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and the World Bank to Care2 and Moms Clean Air Force. A mother of two, Diane helped design and build her family’s eco-friendly, non-toxic home in 1985.
Leigh Garofalow is working mother of two who has cared about the environment since she was her kids age. She writes, speaks, and teaches about what we can do to protect the environment and live a healthy and green life. All her green adventures are found at Green-4-U.com.
Anne Brock is an independent journalist trained at the University of Missouri who previously produced local television news and later created the Flour Sack Mama and Clean Couponing blogs. She’s a wife and mother of two who grew up in an Ozarks farm family and now teaches her own daughters organic gardening. Anne blogs about “carrying on the best of Grandma’s traditions while improving on what we know better.” She advocates for women to take charge of their own environmental health.
Heather Warden is a Toxic-Free coach at the Healthy Home Company. She and her husband, David Warden, organize workshops in the US and Canada to help educate families on the dangerous chemicals used in our homes, on our bodies and on our children. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Leah Segedie is the founder of the Mamavation community, ShiftCon Social Media Conference, food activist and social media consultant. Through the Mamavation community, she teaches “digital moms” healthy living practices to combat disease in their home.
Tina Gleisner is a home expert & homeowner advocate. She lives in her 14th house (in Arizona.) Her experience running a handyman business for 8 years, helps her to empower women homeowners. She knows that a little knowledge, money invested wisely & time, can make a big difference in making your house a home.
Lee E. Wasserman is president of LEW Corporation, Environmental Company, specializing in Lead Based Paint, Mold, Asbestos, Radon, and USTs. With more than 24 years of experience, Lee is a nationally recognized Lead-Based Paint and Microbial fungi environmental subject expert. Lee authored; IREM – Mold – What Every Professional Real Estate Professional needs to know, 2004 and was a 2014 National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) Blue Print for change recognized subject expert.
Janelle Sorensen has been working on children’s environmental health issues for 15 years. She’s currently a Communications and Marketing Consultant for all types of do-gooders, from eco-friendly businesses and nonprofits to social entrepreneurs and individuals.
Anna Hackman is co-founder of the Green Sisterhood, a green women blogging network and the editor of Green Talk, a green living blog for home and garden, a LEED AP, and green building enthusiast. She built an energy efficient and non-toxic house in 2005 (before it was so trendy!)
Rachel Winokur is an award-winning sustainable Interior Designer for residential and hospitality projects. She was featured in Dwell and Angeleno magazines and HGTV’s Design Wars and DIY’s House Crashers.
Tamara Rubin is the winner of several national awards for her volunteer advocacy work in the #HealthyHomes arena – including the first ever “National Healthy Homes Hero Award” presented by a consortium of federal agencies (EPA, CDC, HUD, USDA & USDoE) at the National Healthy Homes Conference. She is also the Executive Director of the Lead Safe America Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit for childhood lead poisoning prevention. She is also the director of the upcoming documentary feature film MisLEAD:America’s Secret Epidemic.
Lisa Sharp is the face behind Retro Housewife Goes Green. She’s a wife, activist, and freelance writer. Lisa lives in a small town in Oklahoma and is working to bring more green to Oklahoma. Lisa also run the website Green Oklahoma, a green resource, news and events site.
Douglas Mcdonald focuses on creating iconic country homes that utilize the best building standards from around the world, adhering to Passive House criteria, and equipped with pure and natural interiors. Douglas states that his “new projects go beyond what is good enough.” “Homes built by The Pure House are for people who are tired of living in spaces that are drafty and uncomfortable.